Italian soprano Leila Frini dies, she is Pavarotti’s closest friend

Italian soprano Leila Frini dies, she is Pavarotti’s closest friend

ItaliansopranoLeilaFrinidies,sheisPavarotti’sclosestfriend
ItaliansopranosingerMirellaFrenidiedonFebruary9,2020localtimeinhishometownofModena,Italy,attheageof84.PicturefromthecoverofFriniRecordsFriniwasbornintheItaliancityofModena,andgrewupasanannywiththefamoustenorLucianoPavarotti.Thetwoalsobecametheclosestpartnersonthestage.Andthesamenannyfeedingandraisingtwoworld-classbigsingersisalsoknownasastory.FriniwastaughtbythefamousvocalteacherCampogariani,aswellasPavarotti’steacher.In1955,shestartedhercareerwithMikalainCarmeninherhometownModena.In1957,FrannywontheViottiInternationalVocalCompetitioninVersailles.In1960,hewaspraisedintheBodeattheGrindelbornOperaFestivalforplayingZelinaintheMozartopera”DonJuan”.In1963,FriniplayedMikalainthe”Carmen”attheLaScalaTheater.AfterbeingcaughtbyKarajan,hecollaboratedwithPrice,Collery,andMerrilltorecord”Carmen”.In1965,FrinibecameasoloistattheMetropolitanOpera.SheandPavarottistarredinPuccini’s”TheArtist’sCareer”inSanFranciscoandtheMetropolitanOperaintheUnitedStates.Bothachievedgreatsuccess,andsoonStrengthenedtheirlong-termcooperativecareer.Frini’sPucciniopera”Tosca”and”Mrs.Butterfly”soundtrackFriniisoneofthewell-representedrepresentativesoftheItalianBelCanto.Itsbeautifulvoice,near-perfectskillsandmusicprocessingareleftforfans.Wasextremelyimpressed.SheisverygoodattraditionalItalianoperaroles,fromVerditoPuccini.ThemasterconductorsshehasworkedwithincludeHerbertvonKarajan,GiuseppeSinopoli,ClaudioAbbado,CarlosKleiberandothers.Franny’slastoperawasperformedattheWashingtonStateOperaHousein2005.TheoperaperformedwasTchaikovsky’s”TheGirlofOrleans”,andsheappearedasayounggirlJoannaattheageof70.Frannyrecordedmanynumerousrecords.Amongthem,DECCAhasproducedtherecordingof”TheCareeroftheArtist”performedbyKarajanconductingtheViennaPhilharmonicOrchestraandFriniandPavarotti.ItisrecognizedthatFrannyandPavarottiareinsoundandskillAcollaborativerecordingthathasreacheditspeakhasahighcollectionvalue.Sauna,NightNetEditorLiuZhenTianAiNiproofreadingChenDiyan