Yvonne Kenny

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Birthday
25, 1950
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Known best for her roles in such Mozart and Handel operas as, respectively, The Magic Flute and Semele, this Australian-born soprano performed at such world famous venues as London's Royal Opera House and the Sydney Opera House.

Before Fame

After briefly studying biochemistry at the University of Sydney, she enrolled at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and went on to train at La Scala in Milan, Italy. She made her professional debut in a 1975 Opera Rara concert at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Trivia

She appeared in her first Royal Opera House production, composer Hans Werner Henze's We Come to the River, in 1976.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Sydney, Australia.

Associated With

She starred as Blanche DuBois in the 2009 Opera Australia production of composer Andre Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire (based on the famous Tennessee Williams play of the same title).

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