Kerstin Meyer



Kerstin Margareta Meyer (born April 3, 1928) is a mezzo-soprano from Stockholm, Sweden.

Kerstin Meyer, Mezzo-Soprano gave a recital of songs from Sweden, Spain, France and German Lieder by Mahler and Wolff at the Theatre Royal during Wexford Festival Opera in 1977. Her singing career has centred around the Opera House of Stockholm, Hamburg and Berlin with regular visits to all the major Opera Houses of Europe and the U.S.A. She has also made a number of concert tours to Australia, the Far East and America. Kerstin Meyer has taken part in both visits of the Royal Opera Stockholm to the Edinburgh Festival and has made many appearances at the Royal Europe House, Covent Garden, where in the 1975 -'76 seasons she sung Klytemnestra under Rudolf Kempe and Colin Davis in the much praised revival of Electra. She created the title-role in the British premiere of the Visit of the Old Lady at Glyndebourne in 1974, in the West German premiere at the Munich Opera House in 1975. She gave a recital with geoffrey Parsons in the 1976 Aldeburgh Festival, and sang Jocasta in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex under Sir Georg Solti in the Royal Festival Hall, London, subsequently recording the role for Decca. 

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