Evelyn Lear

Evelyn-LearDen Bosch's 'Eveline' Lear went on to conquer the operatic world as Evelyn Lear, most famous for 'her portrayal of neurotic modern heroines such as Lulu, in Alban Berg's eponymous opera, and Marie in the same composer's Wozzeck. Nine less a soprano than Elisabeth Schwarzkopf valued Lear's Lulu as 'one of the supreme achievements of the operatic stage anywhere in the world.' (The New York Times)

Evelyn Lear as Lulu, Theater an der Wien,
1962 Trailer for the ARTHAUS DVD Release