Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Sep 11, 2011

Angelo Pintucci (Tenor) (Rome 1880 - Milan 1967)



                                     with Aleksandr Kuprin, Ada Sari, Enrico Nani and Titta Ruffo



He studied in Rome and made his debut in 1900 at the Politeama in Terni as Almaviva in ‘’Il Barbiere di Siviglia''. In 1903 he had in Rome a big success in performance of the Perosi’s oratorio ''Mose''. In 1904 he appeared at the Teatro Costanzi, Rome, in the 1906-07 season  at the Teatro Arbeu of Mexico City, in 1909 at the  St. Petersburg Conservatory, at the Teatro Liceo, Barcelona, in 1910 at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires. Here in 1911 he sang in the premiære of Tchaikovsky's ''Eugene Onegin'' as Lenski. Pintucci also appeared as a guest at the Opera Theatres of Kiev, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. In 1919 he performed at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires in the premiere of the opera ''Petronio'' of Gaito and in the premiere of Puccini's ''Gianni Schicchi'' as Rinuccio. In 1924 he sang at the Teatro Nacional of Havana (here he appeared as De Grieux in ''Manon'' of Massenet and as Duke in ‘’Rigoletto’’). In 1927 he appeared at the Palais Mediterranee in Nice. In 1933 he sang in Rome, Eiar in ''Le Nozze Istriane'' of Smareglia. His career came during of 1930s to the conclusion and he withdrew in 1933.

Chronology of some appearances

1900 Terni Politeama Barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva)
1904 Rome Teatro Costanzi Manon Lescaut (De Grieux)
1907 Mexico City Teatro Arbeu Iris (Osaka)
1909 St. Petersburg Conservatory Faust (Faust)
1910 Buenos Aires Teatro Colñn Traviata (Alfredo)
1914 Havana Teatro Peyret  Boheme (Rodolfo)
1920 Lugano Teatro Apollo Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1923 Ravenna Teatro Mariani Werther (Werther)
1925 Milano Teatro Carcano Boheme (Rodolfo)
1927 Nice Palais Mediterranee Amore dei tre re (Avito)
1929 Lima Teatro Forero Mefistofele (Faust)
1932 Malta Teatro Reale Iris (Osaka)
1933 Torino Eiar Il Diavolo del Campanile (Tallio)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Odeon Fonotipia, Milano 1905/1906
Mefistofele (Boito):  Giunto sul passo estremo 37170 xM 392
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni): Addio alla madre 37171 xM 395
Don Pasquale (Donizetti): Come gentil 37187 xM 401
Crispino e la Comare (Ricci): Bella siccome un angelo 37188 xM 404
Lohengrin (Wagner):  Merce, merce 37292 xM 431
Boheme (Leoncavallo): Io non ha que un povera stanzetta 37310 xM 410

Edison 2-min cylinders, Milano 1907?
Carmen (Bizeti):  Il fior che avevi a me tu dato B. 112
Stabat Mater (Rossini): Cujus animam.  G minor B. 100



















1 comment:

  1. MOLTO BELLO!!! Thank you my Friend for sharing this Valuable Biographical information.

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