Kōrero: Classical musicians

Denis Dowling

Denis Dowling

Denis Dowling as Dandini, the prince's valet, is shown canoodling with Thisbe (mezzo-soprano Anna Pollak), one of the ugly sisters, in a 1959 Sadler's Wells production of Rossini's La Cenerentola, based on the story of Cinderella. Dowling was renowned both for his outstanding baritone voice and his inspired acting.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Peter Downes Collection (PA-Group-00880)
Reference: PAColl-10159-20
Photograph by Houston Rogers

© Victoria and Albert Museum

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Leading baritones and basses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45394/denis-dowling (accessed 3 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Peter Walls, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014