Yvonne Kenny


Born in Sydney, Yvonne Kenny made her operatic debut in London as Donizetti’s Rosmonda d’Inghilterra in 1975. She then joined the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, from there going on to appearances in Paris, Milan, Vienna and Berlin. She appears regularly in concert throughout Europe and the US, with festival appearances including Edinburgh, Salzburg and Aix-en-Provence. She won acclaim for her Handel and Strauss heroines. She has made several recordings for Opera Rara: Donizetti’s Emila di Liverpool and Ugo Conte di Parigi; Mayr’s Medea in Corinto and Il Crociato in Egitto; and Offenbach’s Robinson CrusoeYvonne Kenny – 19th century Heroines showcases her acclaimed bel canto abilities and she can also be heard on Mercadante – Les Soirées Italiennes.