Richard van Allan

Richard van Allan

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Verdi: La traviata, Act 1 Scene 2: No. 2b, Brindisi, "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (Alfredo, Violetta, Flora, Marchese, Barone, Dottore, Gastone, Chorus) [feat. Alfredo Kraus, Henry Newman, Renata Scotto, Richard Van Allan, Roderick Kennedy, Sarah Walker & Suso Mariategui]
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Verdi: La traviata, Act 1: "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (Alfredo, Violetta, Flora, Marchese, Barone, Dottore, Gastone, Chorus) [feat. Alfredo Kraus, Henry Newman, Renata Scotto, Richard Van Allan, Roderick Kennedy, Sarah Walker & Suso Mariategui]
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Thaïs (1995 Digital Remaster), PREMIER ACTE/ACT ONE/ERSTER AKT, Dieuxième Scène/Scene 2/Zweite Szene: Prélude (Orchestre)
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Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act 1: "Discendono … vediam! Viaggiatori eleganti… galanti!" (Chorus, Edmondo, Lescaut, L'Oste, Des Grieux, Geronte)
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Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act 1: "La tua ventura ci rassicura … Amico, io pago prima" (Edmondo, Chorus, Geronte, Lescaut, L'Oste)
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Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act 1: "Un libertino audace, quel vecchio che con voi giunse" (Des Grieux, Manon, Edmondo, Geronte, L'Oste, Lescaut)
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Biography

Richard van Allan

Richard Van Allan CBE (28 May 1935 – 4 December 2008) was a versatile British operatic bass singer who had a lengthy career. He sang varied repertoire at Covent Garden and English National Opera, as well as at numerous important houses worldwide. With his distinctive profile and memorable stage presence, he made a powerful impression in many roles, from Wagner, Verdi and Mozart, to Gilbert and Sullivan. The Times wrote that he embodied "all the virtues that make the complete artist – vocal beauty and technique, musicianship, language, dramatic ability, stylistic authority".