Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Forgotten Tenors: Leon Laffitte (2 photos), Richard Kubla, Luigi Marletta and William Miller

Oct 11, 2011

Agostino Lanzoni (Bass) (Bologna 1853 – Bologna 1918)


In the early 20th century he had a successful career as a serious bass in the leading Italian provincial theaters, in particular at Teatro Comunale of his hometown Bologna. In 1890 he helped at Teatro Comunale, Bologna in the premiere of the opera ‘’La Pellegrina’’ of Filippo Clementi. Beside his work on the stage he was also a respected concert bass. In 1900 he sang at  the Salone Perosi in Milan in the premiere of the oratorio ‘’Mosè’’ of Lorenzo Perosi.

Chronology of some appearances

1881 Crevalcore  Teatro Sociale  Trovatore (Ferrando)
1887 Sassari Politeama Ruy Blas (Guritano)
1890 Reggio Emilia Teatro Municipale Lucia di Lammermoor (Raimondo)
1893 Livorno Teatro Avvalorati Faust (Mefistofele)
1896 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos Africana (Don Pedro)
1899 Napoli  Teatro San Carlo Mefistofele (Mefistofele)
1903 Modena  Teatro Municipale Mefistofele (Mefistofele)
1906 Brescia  Teatro Sociale Barbiere di Siviglia (Don Basilio)
1911 Genova  Politeama Genovese  Faust (Mefistofele)
1915 Forli Teatro Comunale Concerto
 
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Phonodisc, Milano 1907/1908
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): La calunnia 131
Ernani (Verdi): Infelice e tu credevi 246
Faust (Gounod): Dio dell'or  247
Faust (Gounod): Tu che fai l'addormentata 248  
Don Carlo (Verdi): Ella giammai m'amò 271


1 comment:

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

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