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Opera Rara

Opera Rara

recording the world’s rarest operas.

Opera Rara, the brainchild of Patric Schmid and Don White, has been in the business of bringing back forgotten operatic repertoire of the nineteenth century for the last thirty-five years. Operas once threatened with extinction have now been brought vividly back to life through the Opera Rara recordings: the catalogue includes complete operas as well as highlights and compilations, anthologies and recordings featuring outstanding soloists.

Further Reading: Opera Rara

Recording of the Week, Leoncavallo's Zingari on Opera Rara

Carlo Rizzi conducts a scintillating account of the Pushkin-inspired one-act opera from 1912, starring Krassimira Stoyanova and Arsen Soghomonyan.

Interview, Della Jones on Opera Rara

The veteran Welsh mezzo talks to Katherine about her career and her relationship with the label, which began in the late 1970s with a recording of Donizetti's Ugo, conte di Parigi.

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