Pauline Viardot 1821-1910
I would like to tell you more about her.

Was she beautiful? Queen Victoria said not.

Was she charismatic? Absolutely. On stage and off.

Was she talented? She was a star of many operas with astounding technique.

Was she clever? She spoke five languages, composed, was an excellent pianist and managed her own finances.

She had opera roles written for her.

She travelled all over Europe & met and worked with Liszt, Chopin, Robert & Clara Schumann, Meyerbeer, Brahms, Fauré and Berlioz to name a few.

Join Bath Opera on Zoom at 7.30pm May 12 th and I will enlighten you further.
Katharine Adams

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