Bonitatibus, Anna

Anna Bonitatibus (born in Potenza) is an Italian mezzo-soprano. She comes from the Basilicata region[1] and debuted at La Scala in 1999.[2]

Bonitatibus has appeared in many bel canto operas and recordings. She has recorded several times under the direction of Alan Curtis; duets by Alessandro Scarlatti with Patrizia Ciofi, an album of Haydn arias L'infedeltà costante, and Handel operas; Elisa in Tolomeo, and the castrato role of Ulysses in Deidamia.[3]

Bonitatibus won the International Opera Awards 2015, for the category CD (Operatic Recital) with the album Semiramide – La Signora regale, DHM.[4]

References

  1. ^ Booklet to Rossini, Un rendezvous
  2. ^ Website
  3. ^ L'Avant-scéne opéra, Issue 217: "Mais la révélation vient surtout d'Anna Bonitatibus, dont le beau mezzo se déploie avec splendeur dans un air amoureux au premier acte (peu adapté à son personnage) et qui dessine partout ailleurs avec beaucoup d'intelligence le retors d'Ulisse."
  4. ^ http://www.operaawards.org/archive/2015/