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Saimir Pirgu (Tenor)

Born: 23rd September 1981, Elbasan, Albania

Nationality: Albanian

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Saimir Pirgu is an Albanian international opera singer (tenor). In 2014 he was awarded the Italian citizenship by the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.

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Interview, Saimir Pirgu

As he prepares to sing La traviata at Covent Garden this evening, Katherine talks to the Albanian tenor about his new operatic recital-disc on Opus Arte.

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