Dec 29, 2011

Angelo Bendinelli (Tenor) (Lari, near Pisa 1876 – Livorno 1942)





He was a student of Cortesi in Pisa and Giacchetti in Florence. He made his debut in 1904 in Florence at the Arena Nazionale as Alfredo in Traviata. In 1905 he sang at the Donizetti in Bergamo in the premiere of L'Immacolata of G.Mattioli. In 1906 he sang in a recital with Gemma Bellincioni in Paris. Later he performed in theaters in many Italian cities, like Bologna, Mantua and Venice, and performed important works such as Rigoletto, La sonnambula, L'amico Fritz, Iris , and Manon. He regularly sang at the Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari from 1907 to 1925 and also sang abroad in places such as Cairo, Montevideo, and Buenos Aires.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Livorno Casino del Teatro San Marco Stabat Mater di G. Rossini     
1904 Firenze Arena Nazionale Traviata (Alfredo)
1905 Pisa Teatro Verdi Traviata (Alfredo)
1906 Alessandria d'Egitto Teatro del Conservatorio Concerto
1907 Sanremo Teatro del Casinð Iris (Osaka)
1908 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Boheme (Rodolfo)
1909 Venezia Tetro La Fenice Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1910 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Traviata (Alfredo)
1911 Firenze Teatro Della Pergola Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1912 Pavia Teatro Fraschini Manon (De Grieux)
1913 Firenze Politeama Nazionale Traviata (Alfredo)
1914 Cremona Teatro Ponchielli Tosca (Cavaradossi)
1915 Livorno Teatro Goldoni Boheme (Rodolfo)
1925 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Falstaff (Fenton)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE


 





Edison cylinders, 1912?
Mattinata  (Leoncavallo) Unpubl. 44564

Columbia, Milano 1912?
Fanciulla del West (Puccini): Ch'ella mi creda D 9269 11238
Iris (Mascagni): Apri la tua finestra D 9272 11240
Traviata (Verdi): Dei miei bollenti spiriti  D4337 11241-1
Carmen (Bizet): Il fior D5503 11243
Histoire d'un Pierrot (Costa): Favola del piccioni C2273 11256
Mignon (Thomas): Addio Mignon D5503 11268
Traviata (Verdi): Brindisi with Maria Alessandrovitch  D4337 11273
Zulma: Canzone del vagabondo  D 4345 11330
Africaine (Meyerbeer): O Paradiso  D5500 11245

Columbia, Milano 1913?
Faust (Gounod): Notte d'amor with  Ida Cattorini D 4406 11443
Traviata (Verdi): Un di, felice with Ida Cattorini D4390 11444
Traviata (Verdi): Parigi, o cara with Ida Cattorini D4390 11445
Boheme (Puccini):  Quartetto with   Ida Cattorini,  Cesare Formichi and Irma Mion D 9343 11490
Faust (Gounod): E che sempre sola with Ida Cattorini, Dolores Frau and Giovanni Martino D5543 11446
Faust: Che fate qui, Signor? with Cesare Formichi and Giovanni Martino D5543 11449

Gramophone, Milano 1913-11-26
Boheme (Puccini): Che gelida manina 252125 2915ah


1 comment:

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

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