"Vissi d'arte" (translation: I have lived for art) is one of opera's most iconic arias for soprano.
Forced to submit to someone she loathes in order to save her lover from execution, Tosca questions why, when she has devoted her life to art and love, God has repaid her with suffering.
Here are 10 different interpretations by 10 different sopranos, including Adrianne Pieczonka who will sing the role with us:
Listen via her website:
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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001