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Bartoli, Cecilia

Born: 1966 AD
Currently alive, at 49 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Singer


1966 - Cecilia Bartoli is a Italian mezzo-soprano singer was born 4th of June.


1975 - Her first public performance was as a shepherd boy in Tosca.


1985 - Bartoli appeared in a talent show on Italian television; the conductor Riccardo Muti saw her performance and invited her to audition at La Scala.


1990 - Herbert von Karajan invited her to sing at the Salzburg Easter Festival.


1988 - Recorded Rosina in The Barber of Seville.


1990 - Worked with von Karajan on Bach's Mass in B Minor and her career developed rapidly.


1996 - Bartoli made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Despina in Così fan tutte.


1997 - Returned to Metropolitan Opera to sing the title role of La Cenerentola.


2005 - Cecilia Bartoli sang Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare, a role written for a soprano, but is in mezzo range.





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