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Kiri Te Kanawa

Highest Rated:   100% Meeting Venus (1991)
Lowest Rated:   100% Meeting Venus (1991)
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Was adopted at a very young age. Met ex-husband Desmond Park on a blind date in 1967 and married him six weeks later. Her version of "Nun's Chorus" composed by Johann Strauss was New Zealand's first gold record. Has received honorary degrees from eight British, one American and two New Zealand universities. Was awarded a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1982, the Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia in 1990 and Order of New Zealand in 1995. Won the Edison Classical Music Award in 2008. Started the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation which provides scholarships to talented musicians.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro (Glyndebourne Opera)
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Highlights from Arena di Verona
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Prima Donna: Leading Ladies of Opera
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Puccini Gold
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Gala Tribute to Tchaikovsky
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Kiri: A Celebration: Live at the Royal Albert Hall
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet My World of Opera
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Verdi: Otello (Arena di Verona)
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Kiri Te Kanawa: Legend
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Paul McCartney: Liverpool Oratorio
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Prom at the Palace
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet André Previn: The Kindness of Strangers
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Great Puccini Love Scenes
  • Actor
1998
No Score Yet Kiri Te Kanawa: Opera in the Outback
  • Actor
1997
No Score Yet Capriccio
  • Actor
1993
No Score Yet Kiri Te Kanawa: Home and Afar
  • Actor
1991
100% Meeting Venus
  • Elisabeth
1991
No Score Yet Kiri Te Kanawa
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Highlights from the Royal Opera
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Opera Favorites by Verdi
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet An Evening with Kiri Te Kanawa
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet South Pacific: The London Sessions
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Der Rosenkavalier
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet The Making of West Side Story (Leonard Bernstein Conducts West Side Story)
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Placido - A Year in the Life of Placido Domingo
  • Actor
1984
No Score Yet Die Fledermaus
  • Actor
1983
No Score Yet Don Giovanni
  • Donna Elvira
1979
No Score Yet I Live for Art
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet The Ring
  • Actor
1952
No Score Yet Together...Kiri and Andre on Broadway
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
  • Dame Nellie Melba
  • 2014
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Dame Nellie Melba
  • 2014
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet Live From Lincoln Center
2000
  • Performer

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