Famous airs

You know more opera that you think…

 

Here are some famous opera arias that you have probably heard on television or in films -  and you didn't even know it was opera!

PucciniGianni Schicchi, ‘O mio bambino caro’, interpreted by Katia Ricciarelli

Wagner, Die Walküre, ‘Hojotoho! Heiaha!’ (The Ride of Valkyries), interpreted by Astrid Varnay and Regina Resnik

VerdiLa traviata, ‘Libiamo ne’lieti calici’, interpreted by Rollando Villazon and Anna Netrebko

BelliniNorma, ‘Casta diva’, interpreted by Maria Callas

RossiniIl barbiere di Seviglia, ‘Una poco voce fa’, interpreted by Maria Callas