This new album of Italian baritone Vittorio Prato is dedicated to the music of Francesco Paolo Tosti - one of the most famous composers of the late XIXth century.
His English songs, written in London on English verses, were extremely popular and sung not only in the drawing rooms of Queen Victoria, where Tosti was a singing master to the Royal Family, but all over the world.
This unique collection, accompanied on the piano by illustrious Vincenzo Scalera, is enriched with the personal story of Vittorio Prato where he reflects on becoming an Artist, on his path in the world of music and on subtle parallels with Tosti’s own career that inspired him to create this album.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ CLASSIC VOICE
A well-known specialist of bel canto repertory, italian baritone Vittorio Prato has sung the leading roles in operas by Mozart, Rossini and Donizetti, standing out internationally as one of the most interesting singers of his generation.
He has appeared in such prestigious opera houses as Staatsoper in Berlin, Liceu in Barcelona, Opéra de Lyon, Grand Théatre de Genève, Théatre du Capitole in Toulouse, Théatre des Champs-Elysées and Opera Comique in Paris, La Monnaie in Bruxelles, National Theatre in Beijing, Theater an der Wien, Opéra de Lausanne, Staatsoper Hamburg, Grand Théâtre in Bordeaux, Teatro Municipal de Santiago in Chile, Palau de les Arts in Valencia...
"SONGS FROM FAR AWAY"
Songs by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Vittorio Prato (Baritone)
Vincenzo Scalera (piano)
CD BOOK - 2021