Wishing a very happy eightieth birthday to the remarkable Australian mezzo-soprano Yvonne Minton!

Minton has appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on a number of notable occasions between 1970 and 1981. Shortly after her debut, she recorded Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer and selections from Des Knaben Wunderhorn with Solti and the Orchestra, and selections were featured on a recent radio broadcast here.

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