Ermonela Jaho (Soprano)
Born: 1974, Tirana, Albania
Artist's website: http://www.ermonelajaho.com/
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
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.
The Albanian soprano talks to Katherine about her debut solo recording on Opera Rara, focusing on the short but remarkable career of Rosina Storchio, who created the role of Madama Butterfly.