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Rosalind Elias

 

Bio:
Rosalind Elias was an American mezzo-soprano who had a distinguished career at the Metropolitan Opera. She was best known for creating the role of Erika in Samuel Barber's Vanessa in 1958 (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Heidi Schiller
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Heidi Schiller
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 1984
Mrs. Lovett
  [New York]
Original New York Production, 1958
Performer

Photos

Rosalind Elias and the Opera Orchestra of New York perform "Andrea Chenier" Photo

Rosalind Elias and the Opera Orchestra of New York perform "Andrea Chenier"

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Date:
01/08/2013
Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Elias, Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, B Photo

Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Elias, Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Susan Watson, Don Correia & Michael Hayes

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Date:
09/13/2011
Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Elias, Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, B Photo

Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Elias, Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Susan Watson, Don Correia & Michael Hayes

From: 
Date:
09/13/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Heidi Schiller

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Heidi Schiller

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 1984
Mrs. Lovett

  [New York]
Original New York Production, 1958
Performer

Rosalind Elias Biography

Rosalind Elias was an American mezzo-soprano who had a distinguished career at the Metropolitan Opera. She was best known for creating the role of Erika in Samuel Barber's Vanessa in 1958




Rosalind Elias News

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 15- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 15- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Derek Klena, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2021

Today (April 15) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus visit Backstage Live, Derek Klena chats on Clubhouse, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 4/15: Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/15: Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Karen Olivo announces they will not return to Moulin Rouge! when it returns to Broadway, and more.

The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Featuring TURANDOT  Photo The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Featuring TURANDOT and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021

The schedule includes a week entitled From Page to Stage, featuring operas based on works by some of history’s great writers, and a week of fairy-tale operas entitled Once Upon a Time. The 1987 telecast of Puccini’s Turandot, with Eva Marton, Leona Mitchell, Plácido Domingo, and Paul Plishka, will be streamed for the first time on April 17.

Metropolitan Opera Releases LEONTYNE PRICE AT THE MET Photo Metropolitan Opera Releases LEONTYNE PRICE AT THE MET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera presents Leontyne Price at the Met, a 2-CD collection that features 34 live recordings highlighting soprano Leontyne Price's great Met performances. The collection is available for purchase beginning September 18, 2020,

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 22-23- with Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 22-23- with Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2020

Today (August 22-23) in live streaming: Rachel Bay Jones sings with Seth Rudetsky, the Pippin cast reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

The Met Announces Week 23 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces Week 23 Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

The Met has announced the Week 23 schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.

Metropolitan Opera Performer Rosalind Elias, Who Appeared in the 2011 Revival of FOLL Photo Metropolitan Opera Performer Rosalind Elias, Who Appeared in the 2011 Revival of FOLLIES, Dies at 90
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Rosalind Elias, a longtime performer with the Metropolitan Opera, has died at age 90.

Metropolitan Opera Guild's 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee To Honor Martina Arroyo & Tere Photo Metropolitan Opera Guild's 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee To Honor Martina Arroyo & Teresa Stratas
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2019

The Metropolitan Opera Guild today announced that the honorees of its ‚ÄúDiamond Jubilee‚ÄĚ celebration will be luminaries Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas. ¬†The Guild's 85th Annual Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, November 20th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.¬† Special remarks by Stephanie Blythe and musical tributes by Ailyn P√©rez and Matthew Polenzani will be performed during the event.

Six Young Opera Singers Win $10,000 Prize From the 2018 George London Awards Photo Six Young Opera Singers Win $10,000 Prize From the 2018 George London Awards
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2018

The winners of the 47th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.

The 2018 George London Awards  Public Finals Round Is Friday, 2/16 Photo The 2018 George London Awards Public Finals Round Is Friday, 2/16
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2018

On Friday, February 16, 2018, 16 of the best young American and Canadian opera singers will perform with pianist Craig Rutenberg before a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at The Morgan Library & Museum. At the event's conclusion, six of them will be named this year's winners of the George London Award, an honor that has been conferred upon hundreds of the best young singers since 1971. The award, currently a $10,000 prize, is named for the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone, one of the greatest opera singers of 20th century.

Rosalind Elias Videos

BWW TV: Tony Winner Gregg Barnes - 'FOLLIES Feels Like The Little Engine That Could'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2012

Gregg Barnes is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for FOLLIES. Check out what the designer had to say about his big win just moments after receiving his award!

STAGE TUBE: Bernadette Peters Talks FOLLIES on THE VIEW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2011

Star of the current Broadway revival of FOLLIES, Bernadette Peters stopped by 'The View' today where she chatted about the show and her upcoming appearance on NBC's SMASH. Click below watch Peters' full interview!

STAGE TUBE: Bernadette Peters Backstage at THE VIEW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2011

Star of the current Broadway revival of FOLLIES, Bernadette Peters stopped by 'The View' today where she chatted about the show and her uping appearance on NBC's SMASH. Click below to go backstage with Ms. Peters, and check back later to watch her full interview!

BWW TV: Inside the FOLLIES Opening Night Celebration!
by Broadway Beat - Sep 13, 2011

Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. With a 28-piece orchestra, FOLLIES features a cast of 41 and stars two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters as Sally Durant Plummer, four-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell as Phyllis Rogers Stone, two-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein as Buddy Plummer, three-time Emmy Award nominee Ron Raines as Benjamin Stone and Olivier Award winner Elaine Paige as Carlotta Campion. Broadway Beat was on hand for the entire celebratory evening and brings you interviews with the cast and creative team below! Be sure to check back next week for the next installment of Backstage with Richard Ridge featuring a candid in-depth talk with the legendary Elaine Paige!

STAGE TUBE: Rosalind Elias on Making Her Broadway Debut in FOLLIES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2011

Everyone is talking about the FOLLIES revival, now in previews at the Marquis Theatre. Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. The production will officially open tonight, Monday, September 12, 2011.In the video below, opera star Rosalind Elis chats with Pix11 about making her Broadway debutin the revival! Click below to here what she has to say!

BWW TV: FOLLIES Revival Opens Tonight on Broadway - Complete Look!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 12, 2011

Everyone is talking about the FOLLIES revival, now in previews at the Marquis Theatre. Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. The production will officially open tonight, Monday, September 12, 2011. Ready for a look at the complete performance highlights? Click below! Check back to BroadwayWorld.com this evening for all of the reviews!

BWW TV: FOLLIES Revival at the Marquis - Complete Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2011

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld brought your a sneak peek teaser of the FOLLIES revival, now in previews at the Marquis Theatre. Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. The production will officially open on Monday, September 12, 2011. Ready for a look at the complete performance highlights? Click below!

BWW TV: FOLLIES on Broadway - Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2011

Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. FOLLIES will officially open on Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Marquis Theatre. Performance footage has been released and below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a teaser of the exciting production onstage. Check back VERY soon for complete performance highlights!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes at Kennedy Center's FOLLIES!
by Robert Diamond - May 23, 2011

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's FOLLIES officially opened last night, May 21, 2011 after previews which began May 7. The Kennedy Center has posted behind the scenes videos and we've got them!


Rosalind Elias Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rosalind Elias been in?
Rosalind Elias has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Rosalind Elias been in?
Rosalind Elias has not appeared in the West End