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Maria Dragoni

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: Italian
Year of Birth: 1958

About Maria Dragoni:

Maria Dragoni (born 22 December 1958) is an Italian operatic soprano active international career in major opera house from 1984 to present.

Born in Procida, Dragoni was trained at the "Licinio Refice" Music Conservatory in Frosinone. She studied singing there with Maria Alòs, wife of pianist Arnaldo Graziosi. In 1979 she joined the RAI Chorus in Rome. In that city she studied singing with Duchess Melina Pignatelli della Leonessa. She later pursued further studies in Naples with Rodolfo Celletti and Gina Cigna. In 1981 she won the Maria Callas Award at the International Vincenzo Bellini Competition in Caltanissetta and in 1983 she won the International Maria Callas Competition at the Foro Italico to Rome.

Dragoni made her professional opera debut in 1984 as Imogene in Vincenzo Bellini's Il pirata at the Teatro Pergolesi in Jesi. Later that year she made her debut at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples in the title role of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's rarely performed opera, Il Flaminio. She repeated that role the following year at the Internationale Maifestspiele Wiesbaden. In 1986 she sang Imogene for her debut at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and portrayed the role again in 1987 for a return engagement in Naples. She was also celebrated in Naples that year as Adalgisa in Bellini's Norma and made her debut that year at the Opéra national de Montpellier.

In 1988 Dragoni made her debut at La Scala as Fenena in Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco. She also made her debuts that year at the Opéra national de Lorraine and the Ravenna Festival in the title role of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot. In 1989 she made her debut at the Macerata Opera Festival in the title role of Verdi's Aida. She also had a triumphant debut that year at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées as Mathilde in Gioachino Rossini's William Tell.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Quant'e grato all'alma mia Popularity:

Opera: Elisabetta Regina d'InghilterraComposer: RossiniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisabetta
2Come per me sereno Popularity:

Opera: Sonnambula, LaComposer: BelliniAct: 1.04

Type: aria,choirVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amina
3Surta e la notte Popularity:

Opera: ErnaniComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira
4Sovra il sen la man mi posa Popularity:

Opera: Sonnambula, LaComposer: BelliniAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amina
5Nel di della vittoria Popularity:

Opera: MacbethComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lady McB
6Fin che si compia Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.05-2

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nearco/Paolina
7Un di felice eterea Popularity:

Opera: Traviata, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05-2

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Violetta/Alfredo
8Ernani involami Popularity:

Opera: ErnaniComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira
9Vieni t'affretta Popularity:

Opera: MacbethComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lady McB
10Guerrieri e preso il tempio Popularity:

Opera: NabuccoComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06-1

Type: trioVoice: S T MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Abigaille/Ismaele/Fenena
11Io t'amava il regno il core Popularity:

Opera: NabuccoComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06-3

Type: recitativeVoice: S T MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Abigaille/Ismaele/Fenena
12Tacea la notte placida Popularity:

Opera: Trovatore, IlComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Leonora
13L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Carmen
14Tutto sprezzo che d'Ernani Popularity:

Opera: ErnaniComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elvira
15Lo sognai ferito esangue Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene
16Di quai soavi lagrime Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.07-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Paolina
17Or tutti sorgete Popularity:

Opera: MacbethComposer: VerdiAct: 1.07-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lady McB/Macbeth
18Un turbamento arcano Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.07-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Paolina
19Trema il tempio infausto evento Popularity:

Opera: SemiramideComposer: RossiniAct: 1.09

Type: recitativeVoice: S B T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Semiramide/Assur/Idreno/Oroe
20Casta diva Popularity:

Opera: NormaComposer: BelliniAct: 1.09

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Norma
21Da quel di che t'ho veduta Popularity:

Opera: ErnaniComposer: VerdiAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Don Carlo/Elvira
22Oggetto de miei numi gentil Popularity:

Opera: PoliutoComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Poliuto/Paolina
23Regna il sonno su tutti Popularity:

Opera: MacbethComposer: VerdiAct: 1.09-1

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Macbeth/Lady McB
24Fine al rito Popularity:

Opera: NormaComposer: BelliniAct: 1.10

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Norma
25Ritorna vincitor Popularity:

Opera: AidaComposer: VerdiAct: 1.10-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Aida
26Ah! bello a me ritorna Popularity:

Opera: NormaComposer: BelliniAct: 1.11

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Norma
27Non pianger mia compagna Popularity:

Opera: Don CarloComposer: VerdiAct: 1.12

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisabeth
28Se un giorno Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.12-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene/Gualtiero
29Angele Dei Popularity:

Opera: Gioconda, LaComposer: PonchielliAct: 1.15

Type: Voice: Br S cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Barnaba/Gioconda/La Cieca
30Ah! partiamo i miei tormenti Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.21

Type: Voice: S Br T T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene/Ernesto/Gualtiero/Itulbo/Goffredo
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