DAME ANN MURRAY
PROM 9: July 25
Ann Murray’s extraordinary career has taken her to the greatest opera houses and orchestras in the world. Amongst her many accolades, she was appointed honorary Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Birthday Honours and the Bavarian Order of Merit. Born in Dublin, she has close links with both the English National Opera, for whom she has sung the title roles in Handel Xerxes and Ariodante and Donizetti Maria Stuarda, and with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where her roles have included Cherubino, Dorabella, Donna Elvira, Rosina, Octavian, new productions of L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, Ariadne auf Naxos, Idomeneo, Mitridate, Re di Ponto, Cosi fan Tutte, Mosé in Egitto, Alcina and Giulio Cesare.