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Rudersdorff's first major success was the premiere of Mendelssohn's Lobgesang in 1840 at Leipzig.

Later career

In Great Britain she performed at the Drury Lane Theatre and the St James Theatre in London, as well as the Royal Italian Opera. Her performances in Scotland for Mr Wood's Edinburgh Italian Opera consisted of five roles in the year 1855.

Latterly Rudersdorff settled in Boston, USA, as a music teacher where her pupils included Lilian Henschel Bailey and Emma Thursby.

Roles in Scotland

Elvira daughter of Lord Walton
Puritani 1855
Alice foster-sister of Robert
Robert le Diable 1855
Lucia Lucy Ashton, Henry's Sister
Lucia di Lammermoor 1855
Elvira a Spanish princess, betrothed to Alfonso
Masaniello 1855
Marguerite de Valois sister of the King of France
Huguenots 1855

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