Before Callas, there was Toti Dal Monte, a genuine singing actress who reclaimed the bel canto repertoire from the “canary-fanciers.” IRA SIFF explores the great soprano’s unique career.
Toti Dal Monte in a mid-career portrait
Fratelli Alinari Museum Collections–Nunes Vais Archives, Florence/Alinari Archives
In a career spanning more than three decades, Toti Dal Monte sang thousands of times, all over the world, engaging in exhausting concert tours as well as opera performances. She was worshipped by a va...
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