Der Durchbruch gelang Fleming als Gräfin in Mozarts „Le nozze di Figaro“ an der Houston Grand Opera. Fleming ist unter anderen an der Wiener Staatsoper. Renée Fleming ist eine US-amerikanische Sopranistin und zählt zu den weltweit führenden Opernsängerinnen. Works by. Brahms Schumann Mahler. Renée Fleming. VÖ: Juni ProduktProdukt. StreamingStreaming. DownloadDownload. Distant Light (Trailer).
Liedrecital Renée FlemingRenée Fleming (* Februar in Indiana, Pennsylvania) ist eine US-amerikanische Sopranistin und zählt zu den weltweit führenden Opernsängerinnen. Works by. Brahms Schumann Mahler. Renée Fleming. VÖ: Juni ProduktProdukt. StreamingStreaming. DownloadDownload. Distant Light (Trailer). Renée Fleming ist eine US-amerikanische Sopranistin und zählt zu den weltweit führenden Opernsängerinnen.
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The performance was also transmitted live in HD to screens in Times Square. In , Fleming premiered the complete version of Le temps l'horloge by Henri Dutilleux.
She sang a variety of short pieces at Napa Valley's Festival del Sole in California. Fleming sang in the opening concert of the season of the New York Philharmonic.
The concert, telecast via Live from Lincoln Center , was the first performance of conductor Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic.
During the Metropolitan Opera season, Fleming sang in Mary Zimmerman 's new production of Rossini's Armida , in the first-ever production of the opera by the company.
She returned to that role during the Met's season, along with the Gräfin in Capriccio. In a Wall Street Journal article, Fleming talked about her view of the battle between opera traditionalists and those who want to reinterpret the standards, siding — with some reservations — with the latter: "I'm not a reactionary.
I've loved some of [these productions] when they've been well thought out. I have no problem with edgy, as long as it's not vulgar or disrespectful of the piece.
In the same interview, Fleming explained her increasing preference for performing in concerts, rather than opera productions, and said, having learned more than 50 operas, that she is unlikely to learn many more.
In December, the Board of Directors of Lyric Opera of Chicago announced that Fleming was named Creative Consultant, a first in the company's history.
On July 2, , Fleming sang for the Wedding of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Charlene Wittstock in Monte Carlo. Fleming performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra on January 29, for the Academy of Music th Anniversary Concert.
Paul Simon also performed at the concert, and together with Fleming sang "The Sounds of Silence". Gurney's Love Letters with Alec Baldwin at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Fleming co-hosted and co-starred with actor Patrick Stewart for the sold-out performance. On April 26, , Fleming sang the world premiere of The Strand Settings at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic.
Written for Fleming by Swedish composer Anders Hillborg and presented as part of Fleming's Perspectives residency at Carnegie Hall, the work is a setting of poems by the Canadian poet Mark Strand.
The performance received a five-minute ovation. The Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty described Fleming as "that rare opera star whose expressive vocal potential is nearly matched by a gestural eloquence", and wrote:.
The tragedy belongs to her character — and it's personal, achingly so. Fleming is quite simply the best Blanche I've seen since Elizabeth Marvel brutally essayed the role in Ivo van Hove's brilliant deconstruction at New York Theater Workshop in On June 18, , Fleming performed as a guest of honour at Tokyo Global Concert at New National Theatre, Tokyo.
It was her third visit to Japan and her first in eight years. Roberto Abbado conducted Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra in the concert.
In January , Fleming co-starred with Kelli O'Hara in a new production of the operetta The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
The production was directed by Susan Stroman , the winner of five Tony Awards. Fleming played the role of an opera diva in the production, which also featured Douglas Sills , Anna Chlumsky and Jerry O'Connell.
Itzhak Perlman , James Taylor , Yo-Yo Ma and others also performed. Richard Gere served as the host.
On May 13, , Fleming performed the role of the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier for the last time at the Metropolitan Opera. Fleming performed the role of Nettie Fowler in a Broadway revival of Carousel at the Imperial Theatre.
Produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Jack O'Brien , the show garnered 11 Tony Award nominations, including a Tony nomination for Fleming herself.
On September 1, , Fleming sang " Danny Boy " at the funeral service for Senator John McCain held at the Washington National Cathedral.
During April and May of , Fleming appeared opposite actor Ben Whishaw in Norma Jeane Baker of Troy , the inaugural production in the Kenneth C.
Griffin Theater at The Shed in Manhattan. In his review, New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley wrote:. Whishaw and Ms.
Fleming are, against the odds, marvelous. They somehow lend an emotional spontaneity to ritualistic words and gestures, while conjuring an affecting relationship.
Fleming was joined by actress Uma Thurman , who provided narration for the spoken text. Fleming makes the transition to Broadway style effortlessly, using her gorgeously rich middle register In , Fleming also premiered the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts's The Brightness of Light , a setting of letters between Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz.
Fleming performed the work in concert at Tanglewood, Sante Fe, Aspen and The Kennedy Center. Fleming has been married twice. Fleming married actor Rick Ross in , and their marriage produced two daughters.
The couple divorced in Fleming appeared as a special guest vocalist on Joe Jackson's album Night Music on the song "Lullaby". Fleming has released a number of recordings on the Decca label.
In she was a guest artist alongside the cellist Julian Lloyd Webber and the violinist Gil Shaham on the album Two Worlds by Dave Grusin and Lee Ritenour.
In , Fleming recorded a jazz album with pianist Fred Hersch and guitarist Bill Frisell entitled Haunted Heart. The album was the idea of rock managers Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein; after listening to Fleming's performance of "In the Pines" on Elvis Costello's TV show Spectacle , they approached Fleming and producer David Kahne.
Fleming's Dark Hope album features covers of songs by Leonard Cohen , Band of Horses , Jefferson Airplane and others.
In , Fleming sang Blossom Dearie's "Touch the Hand of Love" accompanied by Chris Thile, Edgar Meyers and Yo-Yo Ma on Ma's Songs of Joy and Peace.
In , Decca released Fleming's holiday album Christmas in New York , with intimately-arranged jazz treatments of holiday standards.
Guests on the album include Chris Botti, Kurt Elling, Wynton Marsalis, Brad Mehldau, Kelli O'Hara, Gregory Porter and Rufus Wainwright.
The album was the inspiration for a PBS special featuring Fleming with the same title. In , Fleming sang "New York Tendaberry" accompanied by Chris Thile, Edgar Meyers and Yo-Yo Ma on the Billy Childs album Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro , the song winning the Grammy for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals.
In , Decca released Fleming's album Distant Light , which features four songs by the Icelandic composer Björk , Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of and the Strand Settings , a four-song cycle composite by Anders Hillborg.
Guest artists included Christian McBride, Leslie Odom Jr. Fleming appeared on the children's show Sesame Street singing a lively rendition of "Caro nome" from Rigoletto , replacing the traditional Italian text with lyrics intended to aid children learning to count.
She performed several times on Garrison Keillor 's public radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Fleming appears on the soundtrack of the film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in which she sings in the fictional language Sindarin.
Fleming also sang on the soundtrack of the Disney release, Piglet's Big Movie , performing the duet "Comforting to Know" with Carly Simon.
In , Fleming performed in the Kennedy Center Honors gala, telecast on CBS, in tribute to honoree Warren Beatty. On November 18, , Fleming appeared as guest on the BBC Radio 4 radio programme Desert Island Discs ; her favourite was Joni Mitchell's song " River ".
Fleming performed on HBO's We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on January 18, , a concert which also included performances by Bruce Springsteen , Mary J.
Blige , Stevie Wonder , Garth Brooks , U2 and others. Fleming sang the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic " You'll Never Walk Alone " with the combined choirs of the United States Naval Academy.
Fleming appeared on the December 18, , broadcast of the Martha Stewart Show and baked cookies with Stewart and Snoop Dogg.
Fleming was featured on the first episode of the second season of HBO Masterclass. She led a master class in which she taught and mentored four aspiring college-aged singers.
On Good Morning America on June 8, , Fleming performed a cover of Muse 's "Endlessly" from their album Absolution.
Fleming appears on the soundtrack of the Steven Spielberg animated film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn as the singing voice of opera diva Bianca Castafiore, singing Juliette's waltz from Gounod's Romeo et Juliette.
On March 20, , Fleming appeared in Grand Finale concert of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra with the Sydney Children's Choir, performing Mozart 's "Caro bell'idol mio" K, under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas.
On April 6, , Fleming performed Broadway duets with Josh Groban on PBS's Live at Lincoln Center. On June 4, , Fleming performed at the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Concert from the balcony of Buckingham Palace , a concert which was internationally broadcast and included performances by Elton John , Paul McCartney , Kylie Minogue , Ed Sheeran and others.
In November , Fleming programmed and hosted a three-day festival held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC titled "American Voices", which explored the artistry and pedagogy of singing across musical genres.
On September 26, , Fleming sang the Late Show Top Ten List "Top 10 Opera Lyrics" on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman.
On February 2, , Fleming was the first opera singer to perform " The Star-Spangled Banner " as part of the Super Bowl XLVIII pre-game ceremonies, the broadcast earning the Fox Network the highest ratings of any television program in the network's history.
It was also the largest audience in the history of American television,  until it was eclipsed by NBC's airing of Super Bowl XLIX the following year.
The gown which Fleming wore while performing has been added to the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History.
On November 9, , with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mikhail Gorbachev in attendance, Fleming sang in a televised concert at the Brandenburg Gate to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
On May 29, , Fleming sang " How Can I Keep from Singing? The concert was broadcast on PBS. In , Fleming, in her capacity as creative consultant for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, conceived and served as artistic director of Chicago Voices, a festival and concert celebrating Chicago's vocal music legacy and featuring Kurt Elling , Lupe Fiasco , Jessie Mueller , John Prine , Michelle Williams , Terrance Howard and others.
In the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , Fleming's Decca recording of " The Last Rose of Summer " is heard in the opening scene and in the middle of the movie, which was nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Score.
In April , Fleming was interviewed by David Rubenstein on The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations, which was broadcast on the Bloomberg cable television station.
Fleming sings "You'll Never Know" on the soundtrack of the film The Shape of Water. Fleming provided the singing voice of Roxann Coss, the American opera diva played by Julianne Moore , in the film Bel Canto , an adaptation of Ann Patchett 's best-selling novel.
At the Kennedy Center Honors awards ceremony broadcast on CBS, Fleming sang a jazz aria composed by honoree Wayne Shorter as a tribute to Shorter.
Fleming appeared as a guest on the National Public Radio quiz show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Fleming has been an advocate for the study of the relationship between music and health, as well as the utility of music in neuroscience research.
In , Fleming was appointed Artistic Advisor for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Sound Health has brought together leading neuroscientists, music therapists and arts practitioners to better understand the impact of arts on the mind and body.
In Sept. In , Fleming and Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, had published a joint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association on music and health.
While touring for performances, Fleming has given presentations around the world called "Music and the Mind", exploring the power of music as it relates to health and the brain.
They have included the Compton Lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  the Pritzker Lecture for the Chicago Public Library  and the J.
Edward Rall Cultural Lecture at the National Institutes of Health. Fleming has been an Artist Spokesperson for the American Music Therapy Association.
In November , Fleming received Research America's Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion for her commitment to research advocacy at the intersection between music, the brain, and wellness.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts YouTube Channel. The first guest was former U. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy , and later guests included author and neuroscientists Dr.
Daniel Levitin , Director of the U. National Institutes of Health Dr. Francis Collins , Deepak Chopra , M. On July 13, , Fleming joined Elton John on stage at Radio City Music Hall to perform "Your Song" in the finale of his benefit concert for Julliard and the Royal Academy of Music.
Fleming has supported and served on the board of directors of Sing For Hope since the organization's inception in The program also included Paul Simon, Stephen Stills, Patti Scialfa and James Taylor.
Fleming has served on the board of trustees of Carnegie Hall, and as the artistic director of SongStudio, Carnegie's intensive program for emerging vocalists and pianists dedicated to the art of the song recital.
Fleming has been a member of the Artistic Advisory Board of the Polyphony Foundation, which brings Israeli youth together through the study and performance of music.
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Retrieved February 12, Retrieved February 14, David Mermelstein ed. In the UK: Amazon. The film's beautiful score was composed by Howard Shore, who has recently won an Academy Award for it in the Best Original Musical Score category.
Among the total of the 11 Oscar awards that the film won at this year's ceremony, was also the award for the Best Song which was won by Annie Lennox, Fran Walsh and Howard Shore.
Click here to read the details of the nomination, and check out their acceptance speech here. Violetta's great scene, which closes Act 1, is one of the most brilliant in all opera and is regarded as a showcase for all great sopranos.
Renee will sing the role again this time under the baton of Valery Gergiev to open the season at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York in September As an interesting aside, the off-stage voice of Alfredo, which punctuates the scene, is sung on this new recording by Decca's recently signed Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja who will record his first solo album for release in Spring Another newly recorded track featured on this album is Richard Strauss' orchestral song Cacilie.
The complete contents of the CD can be found here: iClassics. Which means collectively that you as a group will have practiced 11 million hours.
Challenge the idea that the arts are for a select few - teach, make more people love what you love, and help them to understand why you dedicated those 11 million hours in the first place.
Source: The Juilliard School Related Press Release. She had been nominated in the same category in too, but that year the award was given to Angela Gheorghiu.
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You can find out more details about the CD over here: iClassics. Here are a few links to give you all a sneak peak into the new album: Decca Clasics - Under The Stars.
In the UK: TowerRecords. You can find out more details about the DVD, and watch a trailer video, over here: DeccaClassics. The complete contents of the DVD can be found here: iClassics.
In the UK: HMV. The vocal beauty is underscored by Ms. Fleming's vivid sense of drama. This repertoire represents fascinating examples of a rich and varied tradition that dominated opera from its beginnings until It has also tested many of the greatest singers in history; our equivalent of a high wire act with risks at every turn.
This recording represents my own homage to the inspiration I continually receive from these artists and from this dazzling repertoire.
In France: Amazon. My sincerest thanks to the French government for bestowing upon me this very special award. I love singing the French repertoire, and in particular, it has been my distinct pleasure to be able to return the beautiful music of Massenet to the forefront.
I feel particularly fortunate that I have been and continue to be so warmly embraced by the French public. The Order of Arts and Letters Ordre des Arts et des Lettres was established in by the Republic of France to recognize eminent writers and artists who have made an important contribution to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.
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