D'Anna Fortunato

Singer, Person

1945 –

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Who is D'Anna Fortunato?

D'Anna Fortunato is a noted American mezzo-soprano. Among her teachers were Phyllis Curtin and Gladys Childs Miller. Fortunato is professor of voice at the New England Conservatory of Music, and her career has included appearances with the New York City Opera, and many other American companies. She has also sung with most of the major orchestras, as well as several prominent festivals.

She has championed the works of many living composers including John Harbison, Gunther Schuller, Jake Heggie and Mohammed Fairouz.

The mezzo-soprano's large discography includes recordings of Handel's Imeneo, Siroe, Muzio Scevola, Faramondo and Alexander Balus; Haydn's La canterina; and the original version of Cherubini's Médée.

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Born
Feb 21, 1945
United States of America
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Education
  • New England Conservatory of Music

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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