Valentini-Terrani, Lucia , Italian mezzo-soprano; b. Padua, Aug. 28,1948; d. Seattle, June 11,1998. She received training in Padua. In 1969 she made her operatic debut in the title role of Rossini’s La Cenerentolain Brescia, and then appeared in various Italian operatic centers. From 1973 she sang at Milan’s La Scala. On Nov. 16, 1974, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in N.Y. as Rossini’s Isabella. In 1979 she appeared as a soloist in the Verdi Requiem with Giulini and the Los Angeles Phil. returning to Los Angeles in 1982 to sing Mistress Quickly under Giulini’s direction. From 1984 she sang at the Pesaro Festivals. In 1987 she appeared as Rossini’s Rosina at London’s Covent Garden. She sang Gluck’s Orféo in Naples in 1990. In 1992 she appeared as Rossini’s Isabella in Turin. Her guest engagements also took her to the Vienna State Opera, the Paris Opéra, the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, and the Lyric Opera in Chicago. She was particularly known for her roles in operas by Rossini and Verdi.
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