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Elizabeth Parcells   

My first professional headshot when I was 22 years old.

Joe Pehrson and I rehearsing in 1970. Hear his Vocalise on the Recital page.

1974 performance of Paradiso Choruses by Donald Martino with 300 student performers.

Mozart's Zaide in 1974. My first professional opera performance.

Met auditions 1977 at Lincoln Center in New York City

Maria Stuarda by Donizetti in Boston

German opera debut at Augsburg as Frau Fluth in Lustige Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai

Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor in Augsburg 1978 as Frau Fluth. German opera debut.

German television appearance on a "Name that Tune" opera game show.

Olympia in Wiesbaden in 1981. Those are working lights on my head!

Olympia Wiesbaden 1981

Olympia Wiesbaden 1981

Diva portrait, 1982.

A comic role as the Prima Donna in Donizetti's "Viva la Mama" in Wiesbaden

Viva la Mama

A dramatic scene for the Prima Donna in "Viva"

Die Kluge by Orff at Bad Hersfeld 1985. A wise woman.

Casual portrait taken for Theater des Westens "Wiener Blut" production

Queen of Night in Flensburg, Germany in 1988.

Norina goes wild in Don Pasquale at Wiesbaden Gr in 1983

The Duo in 1986. I loved playing my guitars again. Felix Justen and I developed the idea that year, and it really took off!

Duo Portrait

From a controverisal Wiener Blut production in 1986

Portrait as Jenny Lind taken in Cambridge MA at the Longfellow House

Queen of the Night at Michigan Opera Theater in 1992

Elizabeth with Dame Joan at the 1996 Detroit Opera House Gala

Queen of Night in Washington DC 1998

Placido Domingo and Elizabeth Parcells

A floating diva head for your collection, John.

Olympia (far right) and the cast of Tales of Hoffmann at the Michigan Opera Theater 2001.

Gilded Age

Lucia's mad scene at BJU in 2002. Farewell from the opera stage.

The official "head shot" taken in 1995.

Queen of the Night screen saver
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