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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
1Quanta roba quanti schiavi Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.09

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly
2Via caro sposino Popularity:

Opera: Don PasqualeComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.05

Type: duetVoice: S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Norina/Don Pasquale
3Ah! ah che bella vita Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.08

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro/Count
4Mille grazie mio signore Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.05

Type: recitativeVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Fiorello
5Ehi di casa buona gente Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.23-1

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

Roles: Rosina/Count/Basilio/Figaro
6Ora mi sento meglio Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.20

Type: recitativeVoice: cA/Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rosina/Bartolo
7Sposa Signor perdona Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.15-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cA/Mz T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Angelina/Ramiro/Magnifico
8Ma ve l'avevo detto Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.08-2

Type: recitativeVoice: B S Mz cA/MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Magnifico/Clorinda/Tisbe/Angelina
9Viva viva il flagel delle donne Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Mustafà
10Mi 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
11Dove son? Popularity:

Opera: Cosi Fan TutteComposer: MozartAct: 1.18

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dorabella/Fiordiligi/Alfonso
12Ho un gran peso sulla testa Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.08

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo
13Un segreto d'importanza Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.06

Type: duetVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dandini/Magnifico
14Come un'ape ne giorni d'aprile Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.10-2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dandini/Ramiro/Clorinda/Magnifico/Tisbe
15Tesoriere garbatissimo Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.03

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Barone/Rocca
16Oh cielo! Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.10

Type: recitativeVoice: T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Figaro
17La del ciel nell'arcano profondo Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.14

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Alidoro
18Non so che dir Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.09

Type: recitativeVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ramiro/Magnifico
19Per la fuga e tutto lesto Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.22

Type: trioVoice: B Mz BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Selim/Zaida/Prosdocimo
20Una 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
21Don Pasquale..cognato Popularity:

Opera: Don PasqualeComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dr Malatesta/Don Pasquale
22Poiche cantar vi alletta Popularity:

Opera: Elisir d'amore, L'Composer: DonizettiAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: B Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dulcamara/Belcore/Giannetta
23Ah! che ne dite? Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.17

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bartolo
24A un dottor della mia sorte Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.21-1

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bartolo
25Se fiato in corpo avete Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.02

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Geronimo
26Maddalena di Coigny Popularity:

Opera: Andrea ChenierComposer: GiordanoAct: 2.11

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carlo/Maddalena/Andrea/Incredible
27Tutti i nostri italiani Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.19

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Lindoro
28Mamma Cadet! Popularity:

Opera: Andrea ChenierComposer: GiordanoAct: 3.12-1

Type: recitativeVoice: B/Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mathieu/Maddalena
29Squallida veste e bruna Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: Voice: Mz B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles:
30Bella voce! Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Bartolo
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