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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
1Prendi e vivi Ruggiero Popularity:

Opera: AlcinaComposer: HandelAct: 3.19

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ruggiero/Oronte
2Caro bella piu amabile belta Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.16

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

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare
3All alma fedel Popularity:

Opera: AlcinaComposer: HandelAct: 3.11

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bradamante
4Eccoti innanzi il reo Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 3.09-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cT/cA cA T cT/cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo/Eduige/Grimoaldo/Bertarido
5Pur ti miro Popularity:

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

Type: duetVoice: cT/S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nerone/Poppea
6Voi che mie fide ancelle Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.09

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

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare
7Aure deh per pieta Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.05-2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare
8Ecco l'atra palude Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Speranza
9Or la tromba Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 3.02

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
10Quanto piu fiera tempesta freme Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 3.01-4

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Eduige
11Con opra giusta Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 3.01-3

Type: recitativeVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Eduige
12Bel piacere Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Almirena
13Qual mesto suon Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.19

Type: recitativeVoice: S T cA BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Hervey/Smeton/Rochefort
14Ah! pensate che rivolti Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.12

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna/Enrico
15Al lampo dell armi Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 2.12

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare
16Dorme l'incauta dorme Popularity:

Opera: Incoronazione di Poppea, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 2.11

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Amore
17Per questa fiamma indomita Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.10

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna
18Al consiglio sien tratti Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.08

Type: recitativeVoice: B S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Enrico/Anna/Percy
19Ambo morrete o perfidi Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.07

Type: recitative,trioVoice: B T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Enrico/Percy/Anna
20Ah, no, che non m'inganna Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 2.05-2

Type: recitativeVoice: cT/cA cT/cA cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo/Bertarido/Eduige
21Vorrei vendicarmi Popularity:

Opera: AlcinaComposer: HandelAct: 2.05

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bradamante
22E questa la mercede Popularity:

Opera: OrlandoComposer: HandelAct: 2.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Orlando
23Va infelice e teco reca Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.04

Type: duetVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
24Sul suo capo aggravi un Dio Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
25V'adoro pupille Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 2.03

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare/Nireno
26Rodelinda, sì mesta Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 2.02-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cA SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Eduige/Rodelinda
27Dio che mi vedi in core Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
28Oh! dove mai ne andarono Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.01

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna
29Vo' far guerra Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Armida
30Lascia ch'io pianga Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
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