When in 1992 “Bravo Music of America”, Coral Gables,
Florida, published an album with several opera arias sung by soprano
Adelaida Negri, the success was so impressive, that they created
the Label “Ornamenti”, offering complete operas Live
with Negri in the cast.
“Newornamenti” now continues and multiplies the offer,
adding other digitalized recordings, in which famous Opera Singers
share casts with her, and also recent performances in DVD PAL,
showing the strength of her artistry on scene.
Adelaida Negri is having a very long career. From the beginning
in Teatro Colón in her native Buenos Aires, in 1973 till
these days, when she is adding new roles to her already long list
of characters, and at the same time, promoting young singers.
Since her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York in
1982 as “Norma” and after performing three consecutive
Seasons at the Met, her name, well known already in Europe due
to her versatility, spread out among Opera lovers.
Commercial discography did not make justice to this voice. It
can only be heard in Live recordings. We are constantly receiving
them from fans, sometimes using home equipments, and after digitalization,
they sound acceptable.
The interpreter, with her distinctive voice and temperament, is
beyond tecnological limitations, and worth to be remembered in