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Joan Sutherland: Quiz


Question 1: In 1957, she appeared in Handel's ________ with the Handel Opera Society, and in Donizetti's Emilia di Liverpool, in which performances her bel canto potential was clearly demonstrated, vindicating her husband's judgement.
AriodanteOresteArianna in CretaAlcina

Question 2:
What role did Joan Sutherland play in the movie Norma?
Norma Stevens

Question 3: ________Cornell MacNeil, Joan Sutherland, Renato Cioni, Cesare Siepi, Chorus & Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Nino Sanzogno, Decca, 1961.
RigolettoAttila (opera)AidaGiuseppe Verdi

Question 4:
What role did Joan Sutherland play in the TV series Adriana Lecouvreur?
Principessa di Bouillon
La Principessa di Bouillon
Adriana Lecouvreur

Question 5: On 29 November 1991, the Queen bestowed on Dame Joan the ________ (OM).
Order of the Companions of HonourOrder of MeritVenerable Order of Saint JohnRoyal Victorian Order

Question 6: In December 1952, she sang her first leading role at the Royal Opera House, Amelia in ________.
Luisa MillerUn ballo in mascheraOtelloLa forza del destino

Question 7: Other roles included Agathe in Der Freischütz, the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro, Desdemona in ________, Gilda in Rigoletto, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Pamina in The Magic Flute.
Don CarlosStiffelioOtelloNabucco

Question 8: One exception was her 1994 address at a lunch organised by ________.
Commonwealth realmAustralian republic referendum, 1999International Monarchist LeagueAustralians for Constitutional Monarchy

Question 9: ________ — Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, Martti Talvela, Vienna State Opera Chorus and Vienna Philharmonic (Sir Georg Solti).
Roman Catholic theologyMass (liturgy)RequiemMass (music)

Question 10: Her friend ________ once called Sutherland the "Voice of the Century", while Montserrat Caballé described the Australian's voice as being like "heaven".
ItalyPlácido DomingoLondonLuciano Pavarotti


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