Forgotten Opera Singers

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

May 22, 2014

Tina Farelli (Mezzo-Soprano) (Firenze 1879 - ?)



She made her debut as mezzo-soprano, but after additional vocal studies under the pedagogue Serafino De Falco she made her second debut as soprano in 1902 at the Teatro Municipale in Piacenza in ‘’Ballo in Maschera’’. She married to conductor Bovi and after her retirement opened in Havana the school of song "Accademia Filarmonica Italiana". She settled in Cuba, where her school was actived still  in 1930.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 Voghera  Teatro Sociale La Resurrezione di Lazzaro di L.Perosi
1900 Ajaccio Teatro Comunale  Rigoletto (Maddalena)
1902 Bucarest Teatro Nazionale Lohengrin (Ortruda)
1905 Castelsangiovanni Teatro Verdi Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola)
1907 Lugano Teatro Apollo Carmen (Carmen)
1909 Venezia   Teatro Rossini Norma (Adalgisa)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE








G&T, Milano 1905
Guarany (Gomez): Sento una forza indomita with Gino Martinez-Patti 054052 500c
Forza del destino (Verdi): La vergine degli angeli 53407 7116½b
Trovatore (Verdi): Mal reggendo with Gino Martinez-Patti 54267 7563b
Africaine (Meyerbeer): Sei l'angiol di letto with Gino Martinez-Patti 54252 7064b




















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