• Tosca: The Characters and Their Voices

    by Published on August 15th, 2012 03:35 AM
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    We will start the In-Depth articles on Tosca with a similar brief historical review than for Traviata, commenting on the main singers performing Tosca since the premiere of the opera, until our days.

    The first Tosca of them all was the Romanian soprano Hariclea Darclée.



    Since 1890 she was performing in Italy a variety of roles: Gilda, Violetta, Mimi, Aida,... She was singing in the premiere of Iris or La Wally, besides being the first Tosca. She was also a very popular Elisabeth, and a celebrated Valentine, had in repertoire Donizzeti and Bellini...
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