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Aida: Celeste Aida
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Ch'ella mi creda from La Fanciulla del West
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Il trovatore: "Ah! sì, ben mio coll'essere from"
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Di quella pira from Il trovatore
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Forse la soglia attinse from Un ballo in maschera

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Salvatore Licitra's breakthrough as a popular tenor came in 2002 at the Met when he stepped in on short notice to replace the ailing Luciano Pavarotti as Cavaradossi in Puccini's Tosca. Pavarotti's performance had been believed to be his last, and many ears were tuned in to Licitra's substitute performance. The up-and-coming tenor wasn't scheduled to debut at the Met until at least two more years, yet he wowed the crowd and tickled the critics, who wrote grandly of his performan... Read more

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