mezzo-soprano mezzo-soprano

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto
  2. (n) the female singing voice between contralto and soprano

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This is about that glorious mezzo-soprano, the gospel growls, the throaty howls, the girlish vocal tickles, the swoops, the dives, the blue-sky high notes, the blue-sea low notes.
  2. A tall girl with dark brown braids and a mezzo-soprano voice stepped out on the Metropolitan Opera's gilt-framed stage for the first time.
  3. Jennie Tourel's phenomenal range, from low G to high C, is three notes wider than the average mezzo-soprano's.

News

  1. Alicia Hall Moran & the Motown Project Coming to NYC June 21

    Mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran and the Motown Project will appear at the Highline Ballroom in New York City June 21 as part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival. The vocalist will blend classic Motown hits with operatic arias from the 17th and 18th centuries.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: JazzTimes Magazine

  2. Black Rock Church of the Brethren Presents Concerts – June 23rd

    Date/Time: Sunday, June 23rd at 4:00pm Location: Black Rock Church, 3864 Glenville Road, Glenville A concert Celebrating 275 Years with Music will be presented by noted mezzo-soprano, Hyunjoo Yun, and her daughter and renowned cellist, Jacqueline Choi. For more information …
    on June 6, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

Quotes

  1. Andrea Rivette brings "a beautiful mezzo-soprano" to the cast, Evan said, and Carter Calvert "does Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' from 'Always Patsy Cline,' and, man, let me tell you. Close your eyes and you will not believe it. This girl sings just...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Rob Evan Source: Macon Telegraph

  2. "And I used to sit at her feet and copy what she did," Sutherland says. "I used to sing all the arias and songs which she did. She was a mezzo-soprano. So it kept my voice very much in the middle range."
    on Dec 17, 2004 By: Joan Sutherland Source: CBS News

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