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Anna Bolena, Metropolitan Opera live cinema relay, October 2011

This was the work that finally put Donizetti on the map. Having already produced over thirty operas in Italy, he suddenly became famous across Europe after the first performance in Milan on 26┬áDecember 1830. The first Anna was the amazing soprano Giuditta Pasta, who less than three months later created the role of Amina in┬áLa …

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