|About Kiri Te Kanawa|
|Arabella is available at amazon.com on DVD with the following cast:
Kiri Te Kanawa: Arabella
Wolfgang Brendel: Mandryka
Marie McLaughlin: Zdenka
David Kuebler: Matteo
Helga Dernesch: Adelaide
Donald McIntyre: Count Waldner
Charles Workman: Count Elemer
Kim Josephson: Count Dominik
Julien Robbins: Cound Lamoral
Natalie Dessay: The Fiakermilli
Jane Shaulis: A fortuneteller
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Christian Thielemann, conductor
The DVD can also be ordered from amazon.co.uk.
|Kiri Te Kanawa's recording of Chants d'Auvergne of Canteloube, along with Bachiana Brasileira no. 5 of Villa-Lobos, can be ordered from amazon.com.|
|"How is it that [Kiri] Te Kanawa has remained so normal, while other gifted sopranos have ended up prone to quirks and temper tantrums?
"'I think they have a predisposition,' she says. 'They were already monstrous; they're just reverting to type. Their name sometimes gives you a clue, if you know what I mean.'"
--from an article by Tim Smith in the Baltimore Sun of October 19, 2002.
|Richard Strauss's Capriccio on DVD (with encoding for United States and Canada) with Kiri Te Kanawa, David Kuebler, and Simon Keenlyside can be ordered from amazon.com.|
|On March 6, 2006, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is 62.|