Many thanks re the further Joan Hammond
Fiona Kimm was born in Ipswich UK.
The information re Kate Kelly's Road comes from Grove
Dictionary of Opera's article on Fiona Kimm, where it is stated that she took
part in the premiere in Chester 1983.
Considering the subject, an Australian premiere would make
I would be obliged if you could let me have what data
you have re date and creators.
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 08:00:14
"john Lanigan-O'Keeffe" <jlok63@...>
Subject: Re: 24
>Joan Hammond Soprano24 May 1912 Christchurch New Zealand
>Debut as Giovanna in Rigoletto
>Teacher :- Dino
>Pupils :- Cheryl
Barker, Peter Coleman-Wright
Her other pupils include Claire Primrose
and, I think, Jonathan Summers.
>Teachers:-May 1952 Ipswich
>Fiona Kimm Mezzo-Soprano
Which Ipswich. There's one in Queensland, Australia, the
land of Ned and
>Debut as 3rd Lady in Zauberflote
>Teachers:- Peter Harrison, Merial St Clair, Lydon
van der Pump
>Created Wife/Doreen/Waitress/Sphinx in Greek
Mother in East & West (McQueen)
>Sang in premiere of Kate Kelly's Road
Where was this premiere? I thought I was at it in Adelaide South
when Suzanne Johnston sang it.