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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
1Signori ecco una lettera Popularity:

Opera: Viaggio a Reims, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1

Type: Voice: T cA S BLanguage: Italian

Roles:
2D'un bell uso di Turchia Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.02

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Selim/Don Geronio
3Si mi e forza partir Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.13

Type: recitativeVoice: S B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fiorilla/Don Geronio/Prosdocimo
4Squallida veste e bruna Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: Voice: Mz B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles:
5Oh! guardate che accidente Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.10

Type: quintetVoice: B T B Mz SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Don Geronio/Narciso/Selim/Zaida/Fiorilla
6Per piacere alla signora Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.19

Type: duetVoice: S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Fiorilla/Don Geronio
7Per la fuga e tutto lesto Popularity:

Opera: Turco in Italia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.22

Type: trioVoice: B Mz BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Selim/Zaida/Prosdocimo
8Tutta qui la cantoria Popularity:

Opera: ToscaComposer: PucciniAct: 1.13

Type: recitative,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: A Sacristan
9In somma delle somme Popularity:

Opera: Serva padrona, LaComposer: PergolesiAct: 1.04

Type: recitativeVoice: S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Serpina/Uberto
10Son imbrogliato io gia Popularity:

Opera: Serva padrona, LaComposer: PergolesiAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Uberto
11Se fiato in corpo avete Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.02

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Geronimo
12Udite tutti udite Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 1.06

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Geronimo
13Come calma e conforta Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: S B/BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Linda/Marquis
14Buona gente noi siamo Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.06

Type: quartet,choirVoice: B/Br T Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Marquis/Intendant/Antonio/Maddalena
15Troppo omai mi cimentaste Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.07

Type: duetVoice: B/Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Marquis/Linda
16Gia ci siam tanto fa Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: cA B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Isabella/Taddeo/Haly
17Non 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
18Ti 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
19E tu speri di togliere Isabella Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Lindoro
20Ascoltami italiano Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lindoro/Mustafà
21Haly che te ne par Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: S B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira/Haly/Zulma
22Ai capricci della sorte Popularity:

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

Type: duetVoice: B cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Isabella
23Quanta roba quanti schiavi Popularity:

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

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly
24Ah! se da solo a sola Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mustafà/Taddeo
25Viva viva il flagel delle donne Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Mustafà
26Ho un gran peso sulla testa Popularity:

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

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo
27Mio signore mio marito Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.25

Type: septet,finaleVoice: S Mz B B B cA TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira/Zulma/Haly/Mustafà/Taddeo/Isabella/Lindoro
28E puo la tua padrona Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.18

Type: recitativeVoice: B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Zulma
29Con tutta la sua boria Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.13

Type: recitativeVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly
30Va sossopra il mio cervello Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.24-1

Type: septet,finaleVoice: B B S cA Mz T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Mustafà/Elvira/Isabella/Zulma/Lindoro/Haly
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