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An Aria A Day #153

ROSARIO LA SPINA
‘E lucevan le stelle’
from Tosca
by Giacomo Puccini
Piano Narelle French

8th October, 2020

Step into rehearsals with tenor Rosario La Spina and Narelle French, Opera Queensland’s Head of Music. Ahead of his appearance in ENCORE – Opera Queensland Returns to the Stage, Rosario performs Cavaradossi’s rousing ‘E lucevan le stelle’ (‘And the stars were shining’) from ‘Tosca’.

In the moments before his execution in act 3, the aria is performed by Cavaradossi, the role Rosario was to have sung in our 2020 regional tour of ‘Tosca’.

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