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Lynne Dawson

  • Soprano


Lynne Dawson is established as one of Britain's most versatile and popular sopranos and enjoys a busy career which combines concerts and recitals with frequent recordings and opera productions. Lynne Dawson has sung with many of the world’s leading conductors including Giulini, Barenboim, Mehta, Ashkenazy, Gardiner, Chailly, Harnoncourt, Minkowski and Mackerras and has recorded for all the major labels.
She now has over seventy CDs in her personal recording catalogue including Don Giovanni (EMI/ Norrington), Monteverdi's Orfeo (DG/Gardiner), Mozart Requiem (CBS/Giulini), Ariodante (DG/Minkowski), Mozart's Zaide (Harmonia Mundi/Goodwin) and the award-winning recording of Orff's Carmina Burana with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra / Blomstedt (Decca). Recent releases include Mozart’s C-minor Mass (Erato/Christie), Handel’s L’Allegro (EMI/Nelson), the 2000 Gramophone Award-winning Lili Boulanger’s Faust et Hélène (Chandos/Tortelier), Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (Harmonia Mundi/Jacobs), Handel’s Hercules (DG/Minkowski), “On this Island” a selection of English Songs (Hyperion/Martineau) and most recently a disc of Handel Arias with the Berliner Lautten-Compagney (Berlin Classics).