Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

May 25, 2014

Pietro Quattrina (Tenor) (Verona 1870 - ?1947)

Probably he made his debut in 1896. In 1898 he appeared at the Teatro Ristori of Verona in the premiere of A. Virgili’s ‘’I Rivali’’. In 1913 he went to Buenos Ayres as a mamber of the Compagnia di Operette Città di Milan. He remained for three years in South America and returned to Italy in 1917. Since 1920 he continued his career as a comprimario.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Verona Teatro Ristori I Rivali di A.Virgili
1908 Piacenza Politeama Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1909 Bologna  Teatro Verdi  Traviata (Alfredo)
1911 Buenos Ayres Teatro Marconi  Boheme (Rodolfo)
1913 Buenos Ayres Teatro Marconi  Boheme (Rodolfo)
1914 Buenos Ayres Teatro Marconi  Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1915 Buenos Ayres Teatro Marconi  Andrea Chenier (Chenier)
1917 Milano Teatro Lirico Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1918 Ferrara Borghi Tosi Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
1919 Figline Valdarno Teatro Garibaldi Boheme (Rodolfo)


Favorite, 1907-10?
Saffo (Pacini): Ah! Giusta pena 1-35089
Faust (Gounod): Oh, del ciel angelo immortal with Anita Barbarani and Giulio Branzani1-39038
Carmen (Bizet): Mia madre io veggo ancor with Anita Barbarani 1-39028

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