Mexico’s great mezzo has diedmain
Oralia Dominguez, who sang Amneris on her debut opposite Maria Callas as Aida, has died in Milan, aged 88.
She appeared in all the major European houses and created the role of Madame Sosostris in Michael Tippett‘s The Midsummer Marriage. Her last appearance was in 1982, singing Verdi’s Requiem in Mexico City. Just listen to that ringing sonority….