Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez: The Aria in “La Wally” from “Diva” (1981)

“La Wally” is an opera in four acts Alfredo Catalani composed, based upon a libretto by Luigi Illica which was initially performed at La Scala, Milan on January 20, 1892.

The opera is best known for its aria  “Ebben? Ne andrò lontana” (“Well, then? I’ll go far away,” act 1, sung when Wally decides to leave her home forever).

Andrew G. Bostom is the author of The Legacy of Jihad (Prometheus, 2005) and The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism " (Prometheus, November, 2008) You can contact Dr. Bostom at @andrewbostom.org

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