Maria Ewing

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Maria Louise Ewing (born March 27, 1950) is an American opera singer. She sung both soprano and mezzo-soprano roles. She was born in Detroit, Michigan.

Ewing made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1976 in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. She starred as Carmen, Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Salome, the title role in L'incoronazione di Poppea, Marie in Berg's Wozzeck and Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.[1][2] She also sang and appeared in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.

Ewing was married to director Peter Hall. Their daughter his actress Rebecca Hall.

References[change | change source]

  1. John Rockwell (1989-04-20). "Review/Opera; Maria Ewing in Strauss's 'Salome' in Los Angeles". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-09-14.
  2. Anthony Holden (2008-02-24). "Don't go and lose your head..." The Observer. Retrieved 2008-09-14.