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Signore ascolta!

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Giacomo Antonio Puccini




Turandot Synopsis


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Aprile Millo: Puccini - Turandot, 'Signore ascolta'

Singer: Aprile Millo

Aprile Millo (born April 14, 1958) is an American operatic soprano of Italian and Irish ancestry who is particularly admired for her interpretations of the works of Giuseppe Verdi. Possessing a spinto voice of power, warmth and temperament, Millo became one of the most celebrated opera singers of the late twentieth century. Although she has performed at many of the world's leading opera houses and with many orchestras and ensembles internationally, Millo has spent much of her career appearing in productions at the Metropolitan Opera. Aprile Millo was born in New York City, the daughter of two opera singers, tenor Giovanni Millo (John Hamill) and soprano Margherita Girosi. Millo became interested in music at an early age and received her musical education primarily from her parents. Millo is noted for the beauty of her voice and her nuanced interpretation. On April 4, 1986, Donal Henahan wrote in the New York times of Millo's performance in Don Carlo: "Miss Millo sounds more and more like the Verdi soprano we've been waiting for." Later in 1986 (June 18), reviewing a Metropolitan Opera production of Aida in Central Park, Mr. Rockwell wrote, "Miss Millo has a real Verdi sound...her darkly yet delicately colored lower voice, full of urgency in the phrasing, and her overall mastery of this role from a technical and interpretive standpoint, are already very moving. Her performance reached its high point just where it must, in the third act, when Aida grows from a supplicating ingenue into a woman torn by her conflicts. With singing like this, nothing could dull the intensity of Verdi's drama. The concert formality, the populist setting, the amplification, all fell away in the face of real operatic drama embodied in song. If Mr. Domingo and Mr. Pavarotti can match that in the next two parks openers, the Met and its fans will be fortunate indeed."...

Lyrics & English Translation

Lord, hear! Ah, sir, listen!
Liu no longer holds, it breaks my heart!
Alas, what with your name in my way,
with your name on the lips!
But if your fate will be decided tomorrow,
we die on the road of exile.
He would lose his son ...

I am the shadow of a smile.
Liu does not hold anymore!

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Signore, ascolta! Ah, signore, ascolta!
Liù non regge più, si spezza il cuor!
Ahimè, quanto cammino col tuo nome nell'anima,
col nome tuo sulle labbra!
Ma se il tuo destino doman sarà deciso,
noi morrem sulla strada dell'esilio.
Ei perderà suo figlio, io l'ombra d'un sorriso.
Liù non regge più! Ah!

English Libretto or Translation:

Lord, listen! Ah, sir, listen!
Liù no longer holds, the heart breaks!
Alas, how much I walk with your name in the soul,
with your name on your lips!
But if your destiny will be decided,
we morrem on the road to exile.
He will lose his son, I will have the shadow of a smile.
Liù no longer holds! Ah!

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Sheetmusic in our database with this aria

G. Schirmer Opera Anthology: Arias for SopranoG. Schirmer Opera Anthology: Diction Coach Arias for SopranoModern Soprano Operatic AlbumPuccini Arias for Soprano Volume 2Puccini: Arias for Soprano