Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Mar 22, 2014

Laure Bergé (Soprano)

She made her debut at the age of 19, in 1911 as Siebel in Gounod’s ‘’Faust’’ at the Opera House of Bayonne. After engagements at the opera houses of Bordeaux, Algiers and Lyon, she was appointed in 1919 to the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels, where she remained till 1927, and where she had a very successful career. She appeared in ‘’Fidelio’’, ‘’Tannhäuser’’,’’Lohengrin’’, ‘’Parsifal’’, ‘’Walkure’’, also in ‘’Siegfried’’, ‘’Les Huguenots’’ ‘’La Juive’’, ‘’Sapho’’, ’’Hérodiade’’ etc.  In 1919  she made guest appearances at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and also in Italy.

Chronology of some appearances

1911 Bayonne Opera House Faust (Siebel)
1919-1927 Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie


Hérodiade (Massenet):  Il est bon, il est doux TE10034 3339
La Juive (Halevy): il va venir TE 10035 3340
Siegfried  (Wagner): dès l'origine TE 10036 3344
Siegfried  (Wagner): La lumière (Réveil de Brunnhilde) TE 10036 3343
Tristan et Iseult (Wagner): la mort d'Iseult TE 10033 3342
Tosca (Puccini): Vissi d’arte TE 10035 3341

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