Opera Daily 🎶 — August 3, 2020

Today we’re listening to...“Ebben? ne andrò lontana” a soprano aria from Act I of the Italian opera La Wally by Alfredo Catalani (June 19, 1854 – August 7, 1893). La Wally contains your basic operatic premise of girl loves boy, girl’s father promises her to someone else, true love wins briefly, and then lovers die tragically. Maria Callas is singing the role of Wally and like always she lets her soul flow into the music. Heartbreakingly beautiful and otherworldly. She inhabits roles like very few singers in the past or present have done.

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