Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 8, 2012

Luis Canalda (Tenor) (Santa Bárbara/Tarragona 1896 - Barcelona 1962)




He made his debut at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid as Turiddu in ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’ (1913). The next year he performed at the Teatro Liceo in Barcelona as Canio in ‘’Pagliacci’’. During the 1910s and 1920s he was a acknowledged interpreter of Heldentenor Wagner roles in Spain and Italy.

Chronology of some appearances

Tristan e Isotta - 28. Dec. 1922 Venezia - Teatro La Fenice with Sara Cesar, Giannina Arangi-Lombardi and Giuseppe Noto
Tristan e Isotta - 20. Dec. 1923 Napoli - Teatro San Carlo with Sara Cesar, Vida Fertuga, Benedetto (Benet Harold) Challis and  Gabriele Olaizola
Tristan e Isotta - 14. Aug. 1926 Rimini - Teatro Vittorio Emanuele with Lilly Hafgren-Waag, Maria Capuana, Carlo Tagiabue and Giaccomo Vaghi
Tristan e Isotta - ?. Dec. 1928 Trieste - Teatro Verdi with Maria Llacer, Maria Capuana,  Giuseppe Noto and Alessio Kanscin.

RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 






Odeon, Spain 1920/1921
La Canción del Olvido (José Serrano): Dúo final con Conchita Callao 57514
La Canción del Olvido (José Serrano): Firuli 57515
La Walkiria (Wagner): Cede il verno 57504
Sigfrido (Wagner): Nothung, nothung 57505
Sansone e Dalila (Saint-Saens): Figli miei v'arrestate 57508
Tosca (Puccini): E lucevan le stelle  57510 SO.1844
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba 57511 SO.1845
La llama ( Usandizaga): Acto II. Soy un hijo de with Ofelia Nieto 150006

1 comment:

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

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