“Addio, del passato bei sogni ridenti” from Verdi’s “La Traviata”
The aria roughly translates to “Farewell, happy dreams of the past” and is performed in the 3rd act of the opera. Angela Gheorghiu is, for me personally, one of the best Violettas I have heard, combining great technique with superb performance skills.

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About Petra Raspel Borzynski

Petra Borzynski is a voice coach and therapist with special expertise in helping (performing) artists and creatives to overcome limiting beliefs and emotional blocks to perform better and without fear. She has helped hundreds of people to prepare for or sustain a singing career, find personal fulfilment through music and overcome limiting beliefs & performance anxiety. Her articles on singing, creativity and performance psychology have been featured in several publications.
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