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Den Norske Opera & Ballett

Tosca – 'E lucevan le stelle'

Watch Daniel Johansson performing Mario Cavaradossi.

Extracts | Puccini

'E lucevan le stelle' ('And the stars were shining') is a romantic aria from the third act of Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca from 1900. It is sung by Mario Cavaradossi (Daniel Johansson), a painter in love with the singer Tosca, while he waits for his execution on the roof of Castel Sant'Angelo.

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