Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Nov 13, 2013

Clotilde Esposito (Mezzo-Soprano)


She studied singing in Rome under Mazzoni. After her marriage with the baritone Salvatore Aversano she changed her surname to Aversano. She appeared in the evening of the Beniamino Gigli’s operatic debut at the Teatro Sociale of Rovigo (1914).

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Vercelli   Teatro Civico   Rigoletto (Maddalena)
1901 Torino Teatro Balbo Nabucco (Fenena)                       
1903 Trento Teatro Sociale Trovatore (Azucena)
1905 Palma di Majorca Teatro Principal Gioconda (Laura)
1909 Londra Teatro King's Carmen (Carmen)

As Clotilde Aversano

1912 Bucarest Teatro Lirico Andrea Chenier (Contessa/Madelon)
1914 Como Teatro Sociale Andrea Chenier (Contessa/Madelon)


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








G&T, Milano 1905
Trovatore (Verdi): Mal reggendo 54263 7014b
Trovatore (Verdi): Ai nostri monti  54259 7029b

Victor, USA 1905
Favorita (Donizetti): Pietoso al par d’un nume 62659 7070b-1

Beka, Milano
Mignon (Thomas): Non conosci il bel suol 43287
Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns) O aprile foriero 42391

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