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Oh yes, Cecilia Bartoli, This is my favorite mezzo-soprano. God has gracedher with the voice of an angel. She has such manificent range, that the mention of her name calls to mind every aria I have ever heard her sing.

Born in Rome, Cecilia Bartoli received her voice training at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia whilst at the same time being taught and coached by her parents, Silvana Bazzoni and Angelo Bartoli, both professional singers.

Bartoli’s early career included collaborations with Herbert von Karajan, Daniel Barenboim and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. She has since worked with a host of other acclaimed conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Riccardo Chailly, William Christie, Myung-Whun Chung, Charles Dutoit, Adam Fischer, Christopher Hogwood, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Marc Minkowski, Riccardo Muti, Sir Simon Rattle, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Sir Georg Solti...

http://www.deccaclassics.com/artists/bartoli/biography.htm

You may see her perform on youtube.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=J7P-INo21qU

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