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Profiles of four leading British opera singers
1: GWYNETH JONES in which the young Welsh soprano talks about her rise to international fame, and sings excerpts from II Trovatore, Don Carlos , Tosca, The Flying Dutchman, and Fidelio with Ronald Dowd in the duet from Fidelio and contributions by Ande Anderson , Maria Carpi Edward Downes , Georg Solti
Opera sequences produced by PATRICIA FOY with the Royal Opera House Orchestra Leader, CHARLES TAYLOR
Conducted by Edward Downes
Narrated and produced by GBTHYN STOODLEY THOMAS
Gwyneth Jones. Ronald Dowd. Georg Solti. Edward Downes. Ande Anderson , and the Royal Opera House Orchestra appear by arrangement with the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Gwyneth Jones is a native of Pontnewydd near Pontypool, Monmouthshire. She began as a child performer at Sunday School concerts at her local chapel. She gained a Monmouthshire County Council Scholarship to the Royal College of Music and won every prize available to last-year students before going to Italy to study at Siena.
This was followed by a period at the Zurich Opera House and her first triumphs with the Welsh National Opera Company. Success followed success after that in the world's leading opera houses, including La Scala , Covent Garden, and the Vienna State.
Her voice is spectacular and generous as BBC-tv viewers who saw her performance in Aida from Covent Garden a few weeks ago will know. As Edward Downes says, she has ' a sort of enchantment, the ability to create sympathy in the hearts and eyes of her audience.'


Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: Ronald Dowd
Unknown: Ande Anderson
Unknown: Maria Carpi
Unknown: Edward Downes
Unknown: Georg Solti
Produced By: Patricia Foy
Conducted By: Edward Downes
Produced By: Gbthyn Stoodley Thomas
Produced By: Gwyneth Jones.
Produced By: Ronald Dowd.
Unknown: Georg Solti.
Unknown: Edward Downes.
Unknown: Ande Anderson
Unknown: La Scala
Unknown: Edward Downes

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