This weeks Aria of the Week is the "Prayer" from G. Ustvolskaya's Symphony #4. The contralto is Helena Rasker.
This weeks Aria of the Week is the tenor aria Una furtiva Lagrima by G. Donizetti performed by the Bavarian Contralto Bally Prell. Listen as Bally sings the whole aria in the lower register, which is rich, full and resonating properly. Absolutely beautiful.
This weeks Aria of the Week is "Vultus tui vago splendori" from Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphens. It is performed by contralto Elizabeth Petillot.
This week's Contralto Update features Samantha Stiner.
Samantha Stiner is an exciting young contralto who is currently in her final semester studying music at West Chester University. In the summer of 2013 she travelled to Liesing, Austria to perform with the Alpenkammer musik Festival. The video below comes from that concert.
Check out her pages here.