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Ermonela Jaho (Soprano)

Born: 1974, Tirana, Albania

Nationality: Albanian

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Ermonela Jaho is an Albanian operatic soprano. She was described in The Economist as "the world’s most acclaimed soprano". The Financial Times said "Ermonela Jaho throws heart and soul into her singing... Don't even try to resist".

The Guardian has described her as "one of the great verismo interpreters".

Further Reading: Ermonela Jaho

Recording of the Week, Antonio Pappano conducts Puccini's Turandot

Sondra Radvanovsky and Jonas Kaufmann lead a stellar cast in a sumptuous account from Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Puccini's final opera.

Recording of the Week, Ermonela Jaho's Anima Rara

The Albanian soprano's debut solo recording on Opera Rara pays tribute to Rosina Storchio, who created the role of Madama Butterfly and was also muse to Leoncavallo, Giordano and Mascagni.

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