Sara Mingardo (Contralto)
Born: 2nd March 1961, Venice
"Spellbinding - A Baroque singer's art at its most gorgeous and intense" The Gramophone
"Mingardo's singing is firm and richly coloured, moving easily through a range that includes the kind of rock solid low notes that few male altos seem able to produce" The Gramophone
Further Reading: Sara Mingardo
So theatrical that you can practically smell the greasepaint, Rossini’s ‘old man’s folly’ receives luxury treatment from the conductor and his Roman orchestra, with Marina Rebeka, Sara Mingardo, Francesco Meli and Alex Esposito making up a full-blooded operatic solo quartet.