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Danielle de Niese Soprano Born: April 11, - Melbourne, Australia The Australian-born, lyric soprano, Danielle de Niese, bipgraphy born in Melbourne, after her parents, Chris and Beverly, had migrated from Sri Lanka to Australia as teenagers - she is of Sri Lankan and Dutch heritage.
Inher de biography moved to Los Angeles. She has been captivating audiences since childhood, when she was a fixture of Los Angeles local television hosting a weekly arts showcase for teenagers, L.
Kids, for which she won an Emmy Award at the age of Trained in dance and piano as well as music at the famed Colburn School in Los Angeles, ddanielle participated in the Tanglewood, Aspen and Marlboro summer programmes before going to New York in to attend the Mannes School for Music.
Danielle de Niese made her professional operatic debut at the age of 15 with the Los Angeles Opera. Her career got off to a prestigious biotraphy when, at 18, she became the youngest singer ever to enter the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. Other Met roles include Cleopatra in Giulio CesareBioggaphy in Orfeo ed Euridiceand Susanna in the de biography production of Le Nozze di Figaro in which she sang Barbarina in The New York Times hailed De Niese's performance, writing, "Her singing is utterly delectable and completely assured Sheer 'joie de vivre' and mastery come spilling across, to the de biographies as well as the ears.
But it was her portrayal of Cleopatra in a David McVicar production of George Frideric Handel 's Giulio Cesare for her Glyndebourne Festival debut that brought her true international acclaim. She appeared in the same production at Glyndebourne also in andand at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in Danielle de Niese's de biography growing career has ranged through early Baroque music Poppea in L'incoronazione di Poppeavia G.
She has appeared in productions of a number of Baroque operas on stage and on DVD, for example the Les Arts Florissants production of Les Indes galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau.
With her "sweet, gleaming soprano", "phenomenal musicality" and "sharply comic, yet utterly moving" acting, combined with youth and physical presence, Danielle de Niese regularly graces many of the world's most prestigious opera and concert stages. Orchestral engagements have included appearances with the New York Philharmonic OrchestraCleveland OrchestraNational Symphony OrchestraSan Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
In the season Danielle de Niese returned boigraphy the Metropolitan Opera in the same production of Le nozze di Figaro in which she made her house debut, but this time as Susanna. Other important opera engagements included L'incoronazione di Poppea with the Teatro Real, G.
Additionally, she toured Europe with the period-instrument ensemble Il Giardino Armonico in an all-Handel programme. Handel 's Rodelinda under Nikolaus Harnoncourt. She returns to the Glyndebourne Festival in June for her first performances as Adina in L'Elisir d'amore. The Netherlands Opera awarded Danielle de Niese their "Prix d'Amis" as their audiences' de biography of the past season's favourite performer.Danielle de Niese Soprano
She has an exclusive recording contract with Decca. She is the recipient of the Echo Award's New Artist of the Year, as well as the Orphee d'or given by the Academie du Disque Lyrique for her debut album, Niexe Arias.
Her much-lauded de biography recording, The Mozart Album, followed inand Diva was released in July in the UK. Beauty of the Baroque, an album of favourite arias from the English, German, and Italian traditions, accompanied by the The English Concert under Harry Bicketwill appear in June Danielle de Niese called Danni by her friends and colleagues married Gus Christie, chairman of Glyndebourne Festival Opera on December 19, in St Bartholomew-the-Great, London.
Since her marriage she has lived at Glyndebourne in Sussex, England.