Janet Baker

Details

  • Position: Singer
  • Nationality: English
  • Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano

Chorus 1956 – 57. Kathleen Ferrier Award, (2nd prize)1956. Queen’s Prize (Royal College of Music), 1959. Holder of the Shakespeare Prize for services to the arts 1971; Fellow of St Anne’s College Oxford; Fellow of Royal Society of Arts; Honorary Doctor of Music at Unis of Birmingham, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, London and Oxford. CBE 1970, DBE 1976, retired 1982.
See Opera May 1970 pp 395 – 400, Nov 1976 pp 991 – 996, Feb 1983 pp 146 – 148, Feb 1985 pp 148 – 153. BBC Music Mag Oct 00 p53.

Performances

Dido And Aeneas / Television performance 1965(Glyndebourne)

Dido And Aeneas / Glyndebourne Festival 1966(Glyndebourne)

La Calisto / Glyndebourne Festival 1970(Glyndebourne)

La Calisto / Glyndebourne Festival 1971(Glyndebourne)

La Calisto / Proms performance 1971(Royal Albert Hall, London)

La Calisto / Television performance 1971(Glyndebourne)

Il Ritorno D'Ulisse / Glyndebourne Festival 1972(Glyndebourne)

Il ritorno d'Ulisse / Proms performance 1972(Royal Albert Hall, London)

Il ritorno d'Ulisse / Glyndebourne Festival 1973(Glyndebourne)

Il ritorno d'Ulisse / Television performance 1973(Glyndebourne)

Orfeo Ed Euridice / Glyndebourne Festival 1982(Glyndebourne)

Orfeo Ed Euridice / Television performance 1982(Glyndebourne)

Orfeo ed Euridice / Proms performance 1982(Royal Albert Hall, London)