Giulio Cesare: Deh piangeteDeh piangete
Alessandro Severo: Sventurata navicellaSventurata navicella
Faust: Faites lui mes aveuxFaites lui mes aveux
Rigoletto: Bella figlia del’amoreBella figlia del’amore
Greek passion: Greek passionGreek passion
The undoubted star, though, was Irini Karaianni, whose almost contralto voice was big and mesmerising.
Her fearsome lower range was put to good use in what was the most dramatic role of the opera.
Linbury Studio at Covent Garden, June 2012