Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Dec 23, 2011

Reno (Remo) Andreini (Tenor) (Firenze 1875? - ?)



In 1902 he performed at the Tetro Nicolini in his native Firenze where he sang as Arturo in ‘’I Puritani’’ of Bellini as a partner of  Luisa Tetrazzini. In 1903 he guested at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, in 1904 at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo; here he sang as Turiddu in ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’ (as a partner of Eugenia Burzio and Pasquale Amato), Edgardo in ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’ and Almaviva in ‘’Il Brbiere di Siviglia’’ (with Maria Barrientos). In 1915 he was  again sang in this house, now as Cavaradossi in ‘’Tosca’’. I n 1905 he appeared at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome as Hoffmann in ‘’I racconti di Hoffmann’’, in 1906 he guested with an Italian opera troupe in St. Petersburg and Moscow where he performed as Duke in ‘’Rigoletto’’. In 1910 he sang at the Teatro San Carlo in  Napoli as Milio in ‘’Zazà’’ of  Leoncavallo. In 1916 he performed for a season at the opera in Havana (among other things in ‘’La Traviata’’, ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’ and in ‘’La Sonnambula’’ as a partner of Amelita Galli-Curci), in 1917 again at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome as José in ‘’Carmen’’, as Pinkerton in ‘’Madame Butterfly’’ and as Dick Johnson in Puccini’s' ‘’La Fanciulla del west’’. In 1924 he appeared in Holland as a partner of the famous Gemma Bellincioni in ‘’La Traviata’’ and in ‘’Carmen’’.

Chronology of some appearances

1902 Trieste Teatro Verdi  La Sonnambula with Adelina Padovani, Nazzareno Franchi, Maddalena Ticci

1905 Teatro Costanzi Roma  I racconti di Hoffmann  with Maria Farneti, Luisa Garibaldi, Romeo Boscacci, Angelo Scandiani and Costantino Thos

1907 Parma Politaema Reinach Pagliacci with Amina Macca, Carlo Silvestri, Alfredo Costa and Carlo Lessè

1907 Parma Politaema Reinach Zazà with Isabella Orbellini, Alfredo Costa, Aida Ballarin and Rosina Gamba

1907 Parma Politaema Reinach Lucia di Lammermoor with Cecilia Tamanti Zavaski,  Enrico Molinari and Carlo Lesse  

1910 Lucca Teatro del Giglio Manon Lescaut with Nella Zanatta, Mariano Stabile and  Enrico Vannuccini

COMPLETE RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Gramophone, Milano 1908-05
Traviata (Verdi): Sempre libera with Maria Galvany  054209 1456c

Victor, USA 1908
Manon (Massenet): La catena with Riccardo Tegani 55001 1518c

Gramophone, Milano 1917
Complete Boheme (Puccini) with Gemma Bosini, Vincenzo Bettoni and Ernesto Badini 



















1 comment:

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

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