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Sonia Prina

Singer details:

Voice: Contralto
Nationality: Italian
Year of Birth: 1975

About Sonia Prina:

Sonia Prina (born 30 November 1975) is an Italian operatic contralto who has had an active career in concerts and operas since the mid-1990s. She is particularly known for her appearances in Baroque operas and for her performances of the Baroque concert repertoire. She has recorded works by composers George Frideric Handel and Antonio Vivaldi.

Born in Magenta, Prina studied singing and the trumpet at the Music Conservatoire "Giuseppe Verdi", Milan and then pursued further studies at the La Scala Academy. She began performing in operas in the mid-1990s, first in the Italian repertoire of Rossini and Donizetti. By 1997 she had established herself as an artist in the Baroque repertoire. Some of the roles she has performed are Amastre in Serse, Bradamante in Alcina, Carilda in Arianna in Creta, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare, Ottone in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Penelope in Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Polinesso in Ariodante, Valentiniano in Ezio, and the title roles in Orlando, Ottone in villa, Partenope, Rinaldo, Tamerlano, and Tolomeo.

In 2000 she appeared in Cremona as Smeton in Donizetti's Anna Bolena. In 2006 she performed Cornelia in the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris with Andreas Scholl in the title role. In 2010 she appeared in the title role of Vivaldi's Orlando furioso in the Frankfurt Opera, conducted by Andrea Marcon, the mad Roland staged as an Italo-Rocker by David Bösch. She sang the part of Amastre at the Houston Grand Opera.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Lascia ch'io pianga Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
2Va tacito e nascosto Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.18

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare/Achilla/Cesare/Cornelia/Sesto
3Pur ti miro Popularity:

Opera: Incoronazione di Poppea, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 3.09

Type: duetVoice: cT/S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nerone/Poppea
4Cara sposa Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
5Son nata a lagrimar Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.20

Type: duetVoice: cA SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cornelia/Sesto
6V'adoro pupille Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 2.03

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare/Nireno
7Gelido in ogni vena Popularity:

Opera: FarnaceComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: Voice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
8Dove sei? Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 1.06-2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bertarido
9Venti turbini prestate Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
10Sul suo capo aggravi un Dio Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
11Dio che mi vedi in core Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
12Va infelice e teco reca Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.04

Type: duetVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
13Ecco l'atra palude Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Speranza
14Siam navi all onde algenti Popularity:

Opera: OlympiadeComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: Voice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
15Or la tromba Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 3.02

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
16Fammi combattere Popularity:

Opera: OrlandoComposer: HandelAct: 1.20

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orlando
17Aure deh per pieta Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.05-2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare
18Al lampo dell armi Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 2.12

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare
19Veni me sequere fida Popularity:

Opera: Juditha TriumphansComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: Voice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
20Priva son d'ogni conforto Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cornelia
21Nel profondo cieco mondo Popularity:

Opera: Orlando furiosoComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
22Vorrei vendicarmi Popularity:

Opera: AlcinaComposer: HandelAct: 2.05

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bradamante
23Ah! pensate che rivolti Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.12

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna/Enrico
24Vo' far guerra Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Armida
25Così potessi anch'io Popularity:

Opera: Orlando furiosoComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
26E sgombro il loco Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.18

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Smeton
27Tutta in voi la luce mia Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.09-1

Type: duetVoice: B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Enrico/Giovanna
28Cara lontano ancora Popularity:

Opera: Ascanio in AlbaComposer: MozartAct: 1.09

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ascanio
29E questa la mercede Popularity:

Opera: OrlandoComposer: HandelAct: 2.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orlando
30Caro bella piu amabile belta Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.16

Type: duetVoice: S cA/Mz/cTLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare
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