Raffaele Arié

Born 22 August 1920. Died 17 March 1988
Raffaele Arié
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Raffaele Arié

Raffaele Arié Biography (Wikipedia)

Raffaele Arié (22 August 1920, Sofia - 17 March 1988, Switzerland) was a Bulgarian bass, particularly associated with the Italian and Russian repertories.

Arié studied first in his native city with C. Brambaroff, making his stage debut at the Sofia Opera in 1945. He then left for Italy to further his studies, and was a pupil of Riccardo Stracciari, Apollo Granforte and Carlo Tagliabue. He made his debut at La Scala in 1946, as the King in The Love for Three Oranges.

He sang widely in Italy, creating in Venice, the role of Trulove in The Rake's Progress in 1951. He also appeared at the Vienna State Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Paris Opéra, and the Aix-en-Provence Festival.

His roles included; Osmin, Commendatore, Sarastro, Méphistopheles, Varlaam, etc. He was especially admired as Fiesco, as both Filippo and Il grand Inquisitore in Don Carlo, and as Boris Godunov.

Arié possessed a deep, easily produced and fine-textured voice, he can be heard on record, as Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, opposite Maria Callas, Giuseppe di Stefano, Tito Gobbi, under Tullio Serafin.

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Requiem: Quid sum miser; Rex tremendae; Recordare
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Spargi d'amaro pianto (Lucia di Lammermoor)
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Spargi d'amaro pianto (Lucia di Lammermoor)

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Chorus of the Maggio Musicale of Florence
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Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale of Florence
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Proms 1960: Prom 38
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1960-09-05T20:37:42
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1960

Proms 1960: Prom 38

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