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Isabel Rhys Parker was a prominent lyric soprano with BNOC.  Particularly well-regarded for her interpretation of the lead in Madam Butterfly, she also sang roles such as Mimì and Micaëla.

She was married to the important Wagnerian bass-baritone Robert Parker.

Roles in Scotland

Papagena disguised as an old woman
Zauberflöte 1922
Zauberflöte 1923
Hansel and Gretel 1923
Cio-Cio-San known as Madam Butterfly
Madam Butterfly 1924
Madam Butterfly 1927
Madam Butterfly 1928
Susanna the Countess's maid
Nozze di Figaro 1924
Micaëla a peasant girl
Carmen 1925
Mimì a seamstress
Bohème 1927
Pamina daughter of the Queen of Night
Zauberflöte 1928
Nedda Canio's wife
Pagliacci 1928

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