Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, William Christie, Rosa Mannion, Natalie Dessay, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Anton Scharinger, Reinhard Hagen, Steven Cole, Willard White, Laurent Naouri - Mozart : Die Zauberflöte / Christie, Les Arts Florissants [Highlights] - Amazon.com Music Her performances in those roles were featured in Live from the Met Simulcasts in 2008 and 2011, respectively. Meanwhile, Tamino discovers that Sarastro is by no means an evil sorcerer but a holy wise man, High-Priest of Isis and Osiris and guardian of the fabled Circle of the Sun. She went on performing the role in productions at the Opéra de Lyon, [8] Salzburg Festival , Opéra Bastille, [9] Vienna State Opera . While the two lovers are getting married by Sarastro, the Queen of the Night and her maidservants enter the temple, guided by Monostatos, who was promised that he would be given Pamina in exchange for his help. Natalie Dessay (French: ; born 19 April 1965) is a French singer and actress who had a highly acclaimed career as a operatic coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 October 2013. Upon seeing the picture, Tamino instantly falls in love with the beautiful princess and vows to free her. Tamino and Pamina, who are now in love with each other, must then pass several trials before getting married. Read Full Biography. Her charisma, captured on the stages of the world’s great opera houses and in the recording studio, illuminates the opera arias and scenes in this collection. The result is quite pleasing. She demands her daughter, Pamina, be the one to accomplish this task. Here, we see her technique applied to Mozart heroines. The Queen in an unknown cartoon movie from 1999. Since then she has added Offenbach's Orphée aux Enfers, La Sonnambula, Lucia di Lammermoor, Massenet's Manon, and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro to her repertory. She simplified her name in homage to Natalie Wood. Available with an Apple Music subscription. 1 - Diana Damrau 1 - Natalie Dessay. She recently went through vocal problems and appears to have weathered them well. The Magic Flute She simplified her name in homage to Natalie Wood. The Queen of the Night is a role that suits Dessay’s sparkling tone and splendid flexibility. Another Strauss opera was the vehicle for her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1994, where she sang Fiakermilli in Arabella. Dessay emerged on the international scene in the 1990s. French coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay was born Nathalie Dessaix in Lyon in 1965. Several of these pieces are in Queen of the Night territory, with not just individual high notes but lengthy passages that require the singer to be melodic at the very top of her range. She went on performing the role in productions at the Opéra de Lyon, [8] Salzburg Festival , Opéra Bastille, [9] Vienna State Opera . Then the Queen's three maidservants, who saved Tamino earlier from a gigantic snake, appear and show the prince a painting of their abducted princess Pamina. Her recital album, Vocalises, won a Diapason d'Or award and a Classique d'Or RTL in 1998. French coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay was born Nathalie Dessaix in Lyon in 1965. Sarastro then enters, followed by Tamino and Pamina, Papageno and his wife Papagena, and all his initiates, praising both Isis and Osiris and the magnificence of love. Attempted murder (indirect)Blackmail She strongly resents this and is willing to defy the patriarchal order who denies her all authority by any mean she can. She simplified her name in homage to Natalie Wood. In 2013, Dessay retired from live operatic performance (her final role was as Massenet's Manon in Toulouse, France). Natalie Dessay is one of the finest coloratura sopranos of this generation. She received wide acclaim in roles such as Olympia in Les contes d'Hoffmann, the title role in Lakmé, Ophélie in Halmet and the Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte. Queen of the NightKonigin der Nacht (German) The bird catcher manages to find Pamina first, rescuing her from Sarastro's Moorish slave Monostatos, and promises her that a prince is on his way to save her and to offer her his love. Dessay emerged on the international scene in the 1990s. A rumble of thunder then announces the Queen's arrival and the magnificent monarch appears, clad in night and stars as if emerging from the Night itself. She is first introduced as the desperate mother whose beloved daughter was kidnapped, but it ultimately appears that she is the villain of the story, who wants to steal the powerful Circle of the Sun. 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