Aprile Millo To Perform Recital This Summer

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Aprile Millo returns to the stage this summer in July.

The legendary soprano will give a recital on July 5 at the Teatro degli Avvaloranti with music from Strauss, Verdi, Puccini and Rachmaninoff. Millo will be joined by soprano Maria Vetere and tenor Joel Ricci. Vicenzo Scalera will accompany them on the piano.

In her blog, Millo noted, “I also am so proud to present two extraordinary young singers, the lush velvet voice of a true Italian beauty by way of Canada, Maria Vetere and the handsome honey-colored tenor of Joel Ricci.”

Millo is one of the dramatic spinto sopranos of her time and has performed all over the world. However, she made a huge career at the Metropolitan Opera where performed alongside Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. Among her signature role were “Un Ballo in Maschera,” “Luisa Miller,” “Aida,” “La Gioconda,” “Andrea Chénier,” “Il Trovatore” and “I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata.” She also performed in Puccini’s “Tosca,” Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” and Verdi’s ‘La Forza del Destino.”

Other theaters where she has performed include Frankfurt, Barcelona, Parma, Rome, Bologna, Torino, the Arena of Verona, The Baths of Caracalla, Cincinnati Opera, Munich, Berlin, Vienna, Zurich, Paris, Orange, Moscow, Seville, Bilbao, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santiago, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, and La Scala.

About the Author

Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

1 Comment on "Aprile Millo To Perform Recital This Summer"

  1. April, I love you, miss you, & wish you would kindly make contact. Lucy Crasnick-Ehasz, HPS Class of 1976

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