coloratura coloratura  /kə lə rə ˈtʊ rə/


  1. (n) a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
  2. (n) singing with florid ornamentation


  • Rock It: Huntress vocalist Jill Janus discusses Mayhem, new album, occult references

    Jill Janus, vocalist for melodic metal band Huntress, which released its debut album 'Spell Eater' in 2012, has earned respect for her Bruce Dickinson-like coloratura soprano while honing her metal inflections. Along with Rob Zombie, Amon Amarth, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Children of Bodom, Job for a Cowboy and several others, Huntress will stop at Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

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  1. About his two Broadway stars, director Price said in a statement, "I've always wanted to work with Kristin, and this is a perfect part for her: she's really got that coloratura. And she can be funny. The keynote of this piece is light and funny. . ....
    on May 4, 2004 By: Lonny Price Source:

  2. "It was a crazy coloratura, a really technical song - and I could not stop listening to it," Hannigan says.
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Lisa Hannigan Source: Rolling Stone

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