Hilary Summers

The New York Philharmonic

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Biography

Welsh contralto Hilary Summers (Miss Prism) has created several roles, including Stella in Elliot Carter’s What Next (Berlin Staatsoper), Irma in Peter Eötvös’s Le Balcon (Aix-en-Provence Festival), Miss Prism in the U.K. Stage Premiere of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest (The Royal Opera), and Mrs. Darling/Tiger Lilly in the U.K. and London Premieres of Richard Ayres’s Peter Pan (with the welsh National Opera, including at The Royal Opera House). Her operatic repertory also includes Baroque roles such as Juno in Handel’s Semele, performances in Handel’s Giulio Cesare, and Medoro in Handel’s Orlando. Other roles include Baba the Turk in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, Mrs. Sedley in Britten’s Peter Grimes, Geneviève in Debussy’s Pélléas et Melisande, and Mescalina in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre. She has recorded more than 30 CDs, including Boulez’s Grammy Award–winning Le Marteau sans maître, conducted by the composer.

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