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#114: 53 Opera Duets

53 Opera Duets - Rebecca Reid Vocal Studio

In this musical odyssey, we delve into the realm of duets, where two voices intertwine to weave narratives of love, heartbreak, and triumph. Join us as we explore a curated collection of 53 Opera Duets, each a testament to the timeless beauty and power of collaborative vocal artistry. From the iconic classics to hidden gems waiting to be discovered, prepare to be enraptured by the enchanting melodies and captivating storytelling that define the essence of opera. So, let the curtains rise, the orchestra swell, and the voices soar as we immerse ourselves in the breathtaking world of opera duets.


Opera Duets for Sopranos and Mezzo-Sopranos

  1. Sous le dôme épais (Flower Duet) from "Lakmé" by Delibes

  2. Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour from "The Tales of Hoffmann" by Offenbach

  3. Abends will ich schlafen gehn from “ Hansel und Gretel by Humperdinck

  4. Ah guarda, sorella from "Così fan tutte" by Mozart

  5. Prenderò quel brunettino from "Così fan tutte" by Mozart

  6. Mira, o Norma / Si, fino all'ore estreme from "Norma" by Bellini

  7. Aprite presto aprite from “Le Nozze di Figaro" by Mozart

  8. Va infelice e teco reco from “Anna Bolena” by Donizetti

  9. Deh! Tu di un'umile preghiera from “Maria Stuarda” by Donizetti

  10. Scuoti quella fronda di ciliegio from “Madame Butterfly” by Puccini

  11. Come ti piace imponi from “La Clemenza di Tito” By Mozart

  12. Fu la sorte dell’armi a tuoi from “Aida” by Verdi

  13. Che fiero momento from “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Gluck

  14. Si fino all’ore estreme from “ Norma” by Bellini

  15. Caro bella piu amabile belta from "Giulio Cesare” by Handel


Opera Duets for Soprano and Tenor

  1. O soave fanciulla from "La Bohème" by Puccini

  2. Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) from "La Traviata" by Verdi

  3. Parigi, o cara from "La Traviata" by Verdi

  4. Amami Alfredo from "La Traviata" by Verdi

  5. Un di felice eterea from "La Traviata" by Verdi

  6. Tornami a dir che m'ami from "Don Pasquale" by Donizetti

  7. Pur ti miro from “Incoronazione di Poppea” by Monteverdi

  8. Vogliatemi bene from “Madame Butterfly” by Puccini

  9. Esulti pur la Barbara from “L’Elisir d’amore” by Donizetti

  10. Parle-moi de ma mere from “Carmen” by Bizet

  11. E il sol dell’anima from “Rigoletto” by Verdi

  12. Vieni fra queste braccia from “I Puritani” by Bellini

  13. Un detto un sol from “Don Carlo” by Verdi

  14. Tu amore tu? from “Manon Lescaut” by Puccini

  15. Toi! Vous! from “Manon” by Massenet

  16. No, no, Turiddu, rimani from “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Mascagni


Opera Duets for Mezzo-Soprano and Baritone

  1. Dunque io son from “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” by Rossini

  2. Il core vi dono from "Così fan tutte" by Mozart

  3. Behold upon my bending spear from “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell

  4. Si tu m’aimes, Carmen from “Carmen” by Bizet

  5. Doch Halt, Wo Bleiben Die from “Hansel und Gretel” by Humperdinck

  6. Il faut pour assouvir ma haine from “Samson et Dalila” by SAint-Saens

  7. Ella e morta from “Macbeth” by Verdi

  8. Ah! Verglia o donna questo fior from “Rigoletto” by Verdi


Opera Duets for Tenor and Baritone

  1. Au fond du temple saint from "The Pearl Fishers" by Bizet

  2. Dio, che nell'alma infondere from "Don Carlo" by Verdi

  3. Solenne in quest'ora from "La Forza del Destino" by Verdi

  4. Cruda funesta smania from “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Donizetti

  5. Venti scudi from “L’Elisir d’amore” by Donizetti

  6. Amore o grillo from “Madame Butterfly” by Puccini

  7. Io l’ho perduta from “Don Carlo” by Verdi

  8. Marcello. Finalmente! from “La Boheme” by Puccini

  9. Je suis Escamillo from “Carmen” by Bizet

  10. Qua la mano giovinotto from “L’Elisir d’amore” by Donizetti

  11. No non udrai rimproveri from “La Traviata” by Verdi

  12. Secondate aurette amiche from "Così fan tutte" by Mozart

  13. Zitto zitto piano piano from “La Cenerentola” by Rossini

  14. Or dove fuggo io mai from “I Puritani” by Bellini


Whether you're an experienced singer or a newbie, may these 53 opera duets serve as inspiration.

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* Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post is for general informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional or medical advice. Singers and professional voice users should always consult with qualified professionals, such as singing teachers or medical practitioners before making any decisions or taking any actions related to their vocal health and wellbeing.


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Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of opera with this collection of 53 opera duets. Let the captivating voices and evocative storytelling transport you to a realm of drama, love, and unforgettable music.

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