Latvian operatic lyric mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča sings “Cavatine des Romeo” (Romeo’s Cavatina) from I Capuleti e i Montecchi, an Italian opera (Tragedia lirica) in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini. From an Elīna Garanča concert in Moscow in 2008.
Maria Callas sings “Casta Diva” from Norma, Vincenzo Bellini’s 1831 opera in two acts. Paris, 1958. The opera is regarded as a leading example of the bel canto genre and a major soprano aria, “Casta diva”, in act 1, is one of the most famous of the nineteenth century. Maria Callas was a notable Norma […]
Casta Diva is one of the most famous soprano arias of the nineteenth century. It is in act 1 of Norma, a tragedia lirica or opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with libretto by Felice Romani.