Famous Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo sings “E lucevan le stelle”, a romantic aria from the third act of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Tosca, composed in 1900 to an Italian libretto by the Italian librettists Luigi Illica (9 May 1857 – 16 December 1919) and Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 – 1 September 1906). This is from […]
Maria Callas sings “Vissi d’arte” (English: “I lived for art”), a soprano aria from act 2 of the opera Tosca by the Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. At the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), London, 1964.
On July 30, 1991, Luciano Pavarotti has given a free concert in London’s Hyde Park to celebrate his 30 years in opera. A crowd more than 100,000 stood in the rain to watch and listen Luciano.