Italian soprano Renata Scotto has died in Savona. Born in 1934, she passed away tonight at the age of 89. After studying in Milan, Renata Scotto made her debut in 1952 on the stage of Savona’s Teatro Chiabrera in La Traviata. During her long career, she sang in theaters such as La Scala in Milan, the Metropolitan in New York and the Royal Opera House in London and became an internationally renowned soprano. In 1965 she sang at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, debuting with Madama Butterfly, and in 1986 she directed it.

In 2020, in her hometown, she was the stage director of La Traviata,

She made numerous recordings, partnering with Domingo, Ramey, Bergonzi, Callas, di Stefano, Cossotto and Corelli, under conductors like Maazel, Muti, Levine and Serafin.

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