Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa

  • Highest Rated: 100% Meeting Venus (1991)
  • Lowest Rated: 100% Meeting Venus (1991)
  • Birthday: Mar 6, 1944
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • 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
100% 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
1971-2014
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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