Rosalind Plowright is one of Britain’s leading sopranos with a major international career. Her 1984 recording of Leonora in „Il Trovatore“ with Placido Domingo, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini, was nominated for a Grammy Award, and she personally was awarded the „Prix Foundation Fanny Heldy“ by the „Academy Nationale du Disque Lyrique“. The same year she also appeared at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Maddalena in „Andrea Chanier“ with Jose Carreras and as Aida wirh Luciano Pavarotti. Miss Plowright has appeared at most of the worlds great opera houses. She recently made her role debut as Santuzza at the Staatsoper Berlin with great acclaim.