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Katia Ricciarelli

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: Italian
Year of Birth: 1946

About Katia Ricciarelli:

Katia Ricciarelli (Italian pronunciation: ; born 16 January, 1946) is an Italian soprano.

Born as Catiuscia Maria Stella Ricciarelli at Rovigo, Veneto, to a very poor family; she struggled during her younger years when she studied music.

She studied at the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory in Venice, won several vocal competitions in 1968, and made her professional debut as Mimì in La bohème in Mantua in 1969, followed by a 1970 appearance in Il trovatore in Parma. In the following year, she won RAI's "Voci Verdiane" award. Between 1972 and 1975, engagements followed in the major European and American opera houses, including Lyric Opera of Chicago (1972); Teatro alla Scala (1973); Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1974); and the Metropolitan Opera in 1975. In 1981, she began a decade-long association with the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, thus broadening her repertoire of Rossini's operas.

Beside her many opera performances, she also appeared as Desdemona in Franco Zeffirelli's film version of Verdi's Otello in 1986, alongside Plácido Domingo. In 2005 she won the best actress prize Nastro d'Argento, awarded by the Italian film journalists, for her role in Pupi Avati's La seconda notte di nozze.

In 1991 she founded Accademia Lirica di Katia Ricciarelli, and, since 2003, she has been Artistic Director of the annual summer Macerata Opera Festival. In 2006 she participated in the reality show La fattoria (Italian version of The Farm) on Canale 5.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Che non tentai per vincere Popularity:

Opera: ZairaComposer: BelliniAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Zaira
2Il padre tuo Popularity:

Opera: Luisa MillerComposer: VerdiAct: 2.02-2

Type: duetVoice: B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Wurm/Luisa
3Qui nulla s'attenta Popularity:

Opera: Luisa MillerComposer: VerdiAct: 2.04

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Wurm/Luisa
4Ai je dit vrai Popularity:

Opera: WertherComposer: MassenetAct: 2.06

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Werther
5Ebben..? Ne andro lontano Popularity:

Opera: Wally, LaComposer: CatalaniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Wally
6Amami Alfredo Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 2.12-1

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta/Alfredo
7Alfredo voi Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 2.17

Type: ensembleVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta/Alfredo
8Dammi tu forza o cielo Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 2.10

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta/Alfredo
9Sempre libera Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 1.11

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta
10Teneste la promessa Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta
11Addio del passato Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 3.04

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta
12E strano! e strano! Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 1.08

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta
13Dans la nuit ou seul je veille Popularity:

Opera: Hugenots, LesComposer: MeyerbeerAct: 3

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: French

Roles: Valentine/Raoul
14Che v'agita cosi? Popularity:

Opera: Ballo in maschera, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.14-2

Type: trioVoice: cA S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ulrica/Amelia/Riccardo
15Figlio che fai Popularity:

Opera: TurandotComposer: PucciniAct: 1.08

Type: recitativeVoice: B T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Timur/Calaf/Liù
16Non venni mai si mesto Popularity:

Opera: Roberto DevereuxComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Duke/Elisabetta
17Senza mamma o bimbo tu sei morto Popularity:

Opera: Suor AngelicaComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Sister Angelica
18Una due tre quattro Popularity:

Opera: FalstaffComposer: VerdiAct: 3.07-1

Type: recitativeVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Falstaff/Alice
19Orfanella il tetto umile Popularity:

Opera: Simon BoccanegraComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Simon/Maria (Amelia)
20Figlia! Popularity:

Opera: Simon BoccanegraComposer: VerdiAct: 2.04-3

Type: Voice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Simon/Maria (Amelia)
21La sacrilega parola Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.10-1

Type: ensembleVoice: Br S T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Severo/Paolina/Poliuto/Nearco
22Alla morte lo serbate Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.11-2

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S B T TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Severo/Paolina/Callistene/Felice/Nearco
23Serbami ognor Popularity:

Opera: SemiramideComposer: RossiniAct: 1.27

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Semiramide/Mitrane
24Al mio pregar t'arrendi Popularity:

Opera: SemiramideComposer: RossiniAct: 2.29

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Semiramide
25Gia il perfido discese Popularity:

Opera: SemiramideComposer: RossiniAct: 2.28

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Semiramide
26Oh Dio! Mimì! Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 4.08-1

Type: quintetVoice: Br S T S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Schaunard/Mimì/Rodolfo/Musetta/Marcello
27All afflitto e dolce il pianto Popularity:

Opera: Roberto DevereuxComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.03

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Sara
28Riedi al castello Popularity:

Opera: Luisa MillerComposer: VerdiAct: 3.05-2

Type: recitativeVoice: T B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rodolfo/Wurm/Luisa
29Mimì è tanto malata! Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 3.07

Type: trioVoice: T S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rodolfo/Mimì/Marcello
30Si sente meglio? Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 1.07

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rodolfo/Mimì
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