Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 2, 2014

Adolf Wallnöfer (Tenor) (Wien 1854 – München 1946)





He studied singing with Krenn and Hans von Rokitansky and probably made his debut in 1878 as baritone at the Stadttheater in Olmütz (Olomouc) as Count di Luna. In 1880 he started to sing tenor roles.

Chronology of some appearances

1881-82: Olmütz 1882-85: Stadttheater in Bremen 1885-95: German Theatre in Prag 1882-83: Tour with Angelo Neumanns's wanderndem Wagner- Theater through several European nations. In 1888, Wallnöfer took part in Prag in the premiere of Die drei Pintos in the Mahler's version. 1895-96: MET 1896: Tour through Russia after he first appeared in 1889 with great succes in Saint Petersburg and Moscow. 1895-97: Stadttheater in Stettin. 1897-99: Opernhaus in Breslau. 1899-1905: Stadttheater in Nürnberg. 1905-06: Direktor of the Stadttheater in Rostock. 1906-07 and 1909-10: Wiener Volskoper. 1907-09: Graz. Until 1914, he appeared only as guest: Hofoper in Wien (1904-09, Radames (February 2, 1907), Eléazar (January 30, 1907), Otello May 3, 1907, total 3 times), Loge (March 14, 1904), Siegmund (November 7, 1906), Siegfried (S)( March 20, 1904), Siegfried (G)( December 7, 1909, total 2), Samson (May 24, 1907) , Tannhäuser (March 8, 1904), Tristan (February 23, 1907)), Hamburg (1898), Riga (1896, 1909) and Brünn (Brno, 1907).


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Favorite, Wien 
Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Vesti la giubba 1-25288
Lohengrin (Wagner): Lohengrin Abschied 1-25289
Lohengrin (Wagner): Lohengrin's Abschied 1-25282
Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner): Preislied 1-25294
Tannhäuser (Wagner): Dir, töne Lob 1-25299


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