Jeanette Thompson
soprano | United States of America, °1965
 
SINGING 1988 : Second Prize
Soprano Jeanette Thompson won Second Prize at the 1988 Queen Elisabeth Competition. She has been most enthusiastically praised by critics as the soprano soloist in the Verdi Requiem (which she performed in Carnegie Hall), Brahms' German Requiem, Rossini's Stabat Mater and Poulenc's Gloria. She made her debut with the Toledo Symphony in Britten's War Requiem in April 1995 and was invited to return to sing Strauss' Four Last Songs in May 1997. She has appeared with the Long Island Philharmonic, the Aspen Opera Orchestra, St. Luke's Chamber Orchestra and the Rjecka National Opera Orchestra, as well as solo recitals around the United States and in Cameroon, Kenya and Zaire. Currently, she teaches at the Izmir State Conservatory of Music.
Audio
Program
Final (29/05/1988)
Henri Duparc Au pays où se fait la guerre (F minor)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Als Luise die Briefe KV 520
Edward Boatner A city called Heaven
Alfredo Catalani Ebben ? Ne andrò lontana (La Wally)
Gian Carlo Menotti To this we've come (The Consul)
Jeanette Thompson, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Sylvain Cambreling
Wilfred Blencowe, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Cello 2017
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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