Forgotten Opera Singers

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

Jun 6, 2012

Albertina Dal Monte (Contralto) (Faenza 1897 - ?)




She began her education with Savioni and with Alessandro Vezzanti in Bologna and then became a pupil of Manlio Bavagnoli in Milan. She made her debut in 1919 at theb Teatro Comnale of Faenza as Santuzza in ‘’Cavalleria rusticana’’. Since 1920 Dal Monte started to appear as mezzo-soprano and made her second debut at the Teatro Carcano in Milan. Here she sang the role of Countess  in ‘’Andrea Chenier’’. Her career evolved as follows:

1919 Faenza Teatro Comunale Cavalleria rusticana (Santuzza)
1920  Milano Teatro Carcano Andrea chenier (Contessa/Madelon)
1921 Milano Teatro Arena Gioconda (Laura)
1922 Palermo Teatro Biondo Aida (Amneris)
1923 Parma Teatro Regio Trovatore (Azucena)
1924 Brescia Teatro Grande Aida (Amneris)
1925 Parma Teatro Regio Aida (Amneris)
1926 Trieste Teatro Verdi Aida (Amneris)
1927 Cairo Kursaal Dalbagni Carmen (Carmen)
1928 Venezia Teatro La Fenice Aida (Amneris)
1929 Brescia Teatro Grande Favorita (Leonora)
1930 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Aida (Amneris)
1931 Bologna Teatro Duse Trovatore (Azucena)
1933 Palermo Teatro Massimo Adriana Lecouvreur (Principessa)
1934 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Ballo in maschera (Ulrica)
1935 Parma Teatro Regio Rigoletto (Maddalena)

COMPLETE RECORDINGS FOR SALE

 







HMV, Milano 1926-10-05
Trovatore (Verdi): Ai nostri monti with Aristodemo  Giorgini  R5443 7-254200
Trovatore (Verdi): Stride la vampa  R5329 7-253160


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