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Soprano star Dame Kiri te Kanawa turns 70 - on stage

7 March 2014 Last updated at 16:04 GMT

Acclaimed soprano Dame Kiri te Kanawa has marked her 70th birthday - on the stage of London's Royal Opera House.

The star was appearing in a production of Donizetti's comic opera La Fille du regiment.

Following the performance on Thursday, a special birthday cake was brought on stage.

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