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Enzo Dara

Singer details:

Voice: Bass
Nationality: Italian
Year of Birth: 1938
Year of Death: 2017

About Enzo Dara:

Enzo Dara (13 October 1938 – 25 August 2017) was an Italian basso buffo. Opera News described him as "one of the most famous Italian basses on the opera stage portraying a cluster of touchstone roles that highlighted his natural gifts for comedy, rapid-fire patter and bel canto technique." He is particularly admired for his performances in operas by Rossini.

Dara began his professional life as a journalist before deciding to pursue a career as an opera singer. He studied singing with Bruno Sutti in Mantua, and made his professional debut as Colline in Puccini's La Bohème in 1960 in Fano, a town and commune in the Marche region of Italy.

In Reggio Emilia, in 1967, playing Don Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia. At the Festival of the Due Mondi in Spoleto in 1969, he was Mustafà in L'Italiana in Algeri, and at La Scala, two years later, again Don Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia, directed by Claudio Abbado. On tour, at La Scala and at the Royal Opera House in London in 1976 he played Dandini in La Cenerentola. Among his most famous roles were Don Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia, which he played in more than 400 performances,L'Italiana in Algeri as Taddeo, Dulcamara in L'Elisir D'Amore, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola and Don Pasquale in Don Pasquale.

He performed with various other famous singers as Samuel Ramey , Paolo Montarsolo, Leo Nucci , Luigi Alva , Hermann Prey, Luciano Pavarotti , Teresa Berganza, Lucia Valentini Terrani , Marilyn Horne, Kathleen Battle, Cecilia Bartoli and others.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Cara Giulia alfin ti vedo Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.13

Type: sextetVoice: T Mz B Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edoardo/Giulietta/Barone/Belfiore/Rocca
2Provero che degno io sono Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07

Type: duetVoice: T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edoardo/Belfiore
3Compagnoni di Parigi Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05-1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Belfiore
4A tal colpo preparata Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 2.11

Type: duetVoice: S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Marchesa/Belfiore
5Diletto genero a voi ne vengo Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.18

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Barone/Rocca
6Tesoriere garbatissimo Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.03

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Barone/Rocca
7Verra pur troppo il giorno Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05-2

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Belfiore
8Ti presento di mia man Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.12

Type: recitativeVoice: B cA B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mustafà/Isabella/Taddeo/Lindoro
9Sia qualunque delle figlie Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.02

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Magnifico
10E tu speri di togliere Isabella Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.15

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Lindoro
11D'un bell uso di Turchia Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.02

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Selim/Don Geronio
12Intendente..direttor? Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.18-2

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Magnifico
13Una volta cera un re Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.02-2

Type: quartetVoice: cA/Mz S Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Angelina/Clorinda/Tisbe/Alidoro
14Gia ci siam tanto fa Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.12

Type: recitativeVoice: cA B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Isabella/Taddeo/Haly
15Ah! qual colpo inaspettato Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.15-1

Type: trioVoice: T Br cA/MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Figaro/Rosina
16Non sei tu che il grado Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.23

Type: quartet,choirVoice: cA B T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Isabella/Mustafà/Lindoro/Taddeo
17Haly che te ne par Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: S B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira/Haly/Zulma
18Mi par che quei birbanti Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.01

Type: recitativeVoice: B Mz SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Magnifico/Tisbe/Clorinda
19Parlar pensar vorrei Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.22-3

Type: ensembleVoice: allLanguage: Italian

Roles:
20Largo al factotum Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro
21Ai capricci della sorte Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.14

Type: duetVoice: B cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Isabella
22Ah! Signor s'e ver che in petto Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.13-2

Type: trioVoice: T B cA/MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ramiro/Magnifico/Angelina
23Ehi fiorello Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.04

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fiorello/Count
24Si mi e forza partir Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.13

Type: recitativeVoice: S B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fiorilla/Don Geronio/Prosdocimo
25Ascoltami italiano Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.16

Type: recitativeVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lindoro/Mustafà
26Dunque io son Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.19

Type: duetVoice: Br cA/MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro/Rosina
27Don Bartolo Don Bartolo Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.15-2

Type: ensembleVoice: B T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Basilio/Count/Figaro
28Ah! se da solo a sola Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mustafà/Taddeo
29Viva viva il flagel delle donne Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.20

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Mustafà
30Mi par d'esser con la testa Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.27

Type: Voice: cA/Mz B T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rosina/Basilio/Count/Figaro
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