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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
121Ah! Isabella siam giunti a mal partito Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 1.13

Type: recitativeVoice: B cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Isabella
122Diletto genero a voi ne vengo Popularity:

Opera: Giorno di regno, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.18

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Barone/Rocca
123Fra da una parte eccetera Popularity:

Opera: Don PasqualeComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.08

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dr Malatesta/Norina/Don Pasquale/Ernesto
124Sposa Signor perdona Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.15-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cA/Mz T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Angelina/Ramiro/Magnifico
125Viva viva il flagel delle donne Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Mustafà
126Gia ci siam tanto fa Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: cA B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Isabella/Taddeo/Haly
127Ah! 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
128E puo la tua padrona Popularity:

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

Type: recitativeVoice: B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Haly/Zulma
129Don Bartolo Don Bartolo Popularity:

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

Type: ensembleVoice: B T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Basilio/Count/Figaro
130Verra pur troppo il giorno Popularity:

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

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Belfiore
131Intendente..direttor? Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 1.18-2

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Magnifico
132Ma 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
133Che bel cor ha costei Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.21

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Taddeo/Mustafà
134Son qui Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.11

Type: recitativeVoice: cA/Mz B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Angelina/Magnifico/Ramiro
135In somma delle somme Popularity:

Opera: Serva padrona, LaComposer: PergolesiAct: 1.04

Type: recitativeVoice: S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Serpina/Uberto
136Don Pasquale..cognato Popularity:

Opera: Don PasqualeComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dr Malatesta/Don Pasquale
137Ma dunque io son un ex Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.05

Type: recitativeVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dandini/Magnifico
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