Valentina Naforniţă sings Donizetti

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Moldova's Valentina Naforniţă performs Regnava nel silenzio from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, in the final of the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

Last updated: 19 June 2011

Lucia is waiting by the fountain to meet her lover, Edgardo. She sings to her nurse about the ghost of a girl, murdered by one of Edgardo's ancestors, which appeared to her beside the fountain. The spirit beckoned to Lucia before disappearing into the waters, which turned red around her.


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