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Songs in Solo or Duo (D)

With Susana Poretsky, a Mezzo-Soprano (S)


Non ti scordar mai di me

"Non ti scordar mai di me" was originally written by Roberto Casalino several years ago, then Italian Popstar Tiziano Ferro has collaborated on the melody when the song has been offered to Giusy Ferreri. The song worldpremiered on May 27, 2008 on the last episode of the first Italian edition of X Factor.
Despite the great popularity, has been underlined a similarity of the song with "Back to Black", by English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse,[2] and "Coming Home" by the American band Alter Bridge.

Marzo: 'nu poco chiove
E 'n'atu ppoco stracqua.
Torna a chiovere, schiove,
Ride 'o sole cu ll'acqua.

Mo 'nu cielo celeste,
Mo 'n'aria cupa e nera.
Mo, d' 'o vierno, 'e ttempeste,
Mo 'n'aria 'e primmavera.

Marzo: 'nu poco chiove
E 'n'atu ppoco stracqua.

'N'auciello freddigliuso
Aspetta ch'esce 'o sole.
'Ncopp' 'o tturreno 'nfuso
Suspirano 'e vviole.

Catar?, che vu? cchi??
'Ntienneme, core mio!
Marzo, tu 'o ssaje, s? tu
E 'st'auciello songh'io.

Marzo: 'nu poco chiove
E 'n'atu ppoco stracqua.

Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle for having a voice of “extraordinary passion and power” and her “grand but emotionally transparent” characterizations, Susana Poretsky’s future engagements include a return to San Diego Opera as Fenena in Nabucco and performances of Verdi’s Requiem with the Washington Chorus. She also joins the San Francisco Ballet for Leonid Desyatnikov’s Russian Seasons as a part of Alexei Ratmansky’s Diamond Project, a work she premiered in the 2005-06 season and reprised the following season with the New York City Ballet. In the 2007-08 season, she returned to the role of Pauline in Pique Dame at the Saito Kinen Festival under the baton of Seiji Ozawa as well as sang Anna in Maria Stuarda with San Diego Opera. She also joined the Royal Danish Ballet to reprise her sought-after performances of Leonid Desyatnikov’s Russian Seasons .

Following a triumph at Pl?cido Domingo’s Operalia competition in 1998, she was invited to sing a gala concert with the tenor in Japan. She most recently renewed her contact with Mr. Domingo when he engaged her to sing Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with Los Angeles Opera in 2004. Among the mezzo-soprano’s other recent engagements in American are Pauline in Pique Dame with both Los Angeles Opera and Washington National Opera, the title role in Carmen with the Fort Worth Opera, Margret in Wozzeck with San Diego Opera, and concert performances of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mlada with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony. In previous seasons, she has been heard on the Metropolitan Opera stage as Maddalena in Rigoletto , Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos , as well as in productions of Otello , Pique Dame , Die ?gyptische Helena , and Eugene Onegin . She has also been a frequent guest of the Opera Orchestra of New York since her American debut with the organization, having sung with Eve Queler in five different concert opera productions at Carnegie Hall.