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Grace Bumbry
soprano
Biography
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the American soprano Grace Bumbry studied at the University of Boston, at Northwestern University, and at the Music Academy of the West under Lotte Lehman, who encouraged her love of German lieder. Grace Bumbry made her debut in Aida at the Paris Opera and has been a guest in the world’s greatest opera houses and festivals (Bayreuth, Covent Garden, La Scala, Wiener Staatsoper, Metropolitan Opera, Teatro Colón, Salzburg, Verona, Orange, etc.). She has sung under prestigious conductors such as H. von Karajan, C. Abbado, G. Solti, S. Ozawa, W. Sawallisch, G. Prêtre, G. Patanè, L. Bernstein, and J. Levine. Her roles have included Amneris, Aida, Carmen, Dalila, Eboli, Tosca, Gioconda, Venus, Turandot, Salome, and many others. She took part in the production of Les Troyens at the opening of the Opéra de la Bastille.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Final voice 2011Member of the jury
Master classes 14/05/2011: Grace BumbryMember of the jury
Master classes 14/05/2011: Grace BumbryMember of the jury
Semi-final voice 2011Member of the jury
First round voice 2011Member of the jury
VOICE 2011Member of the jury
Final singing 2004Member of the jury
Master classes 11/05/2004: Grace BumbryMember of the jury
Semi-final singing 2004Member of the jury
SINGING 2004Member of the jury
Final singing 2000Member of the jury
Master classes 23/05/2000: G. Bumbry - Y. Minton - L. AlvaMember of the jury
Semi-final singing 2000Member of the jury
First round singing 2000Member of the jury
SINGING 2000Member of the jury
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