Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Oct 18, 2014

Maria Laurenti (Soprano) (Rome 1904 - Rome ?)

Probably she made her debut in 1925 at the Teatro Carcano in Milano. She married the tenor Silvio Costa Lo Giudice (1896-1982). In 1928 she sang at the Teatro San Carlo in Napoli in the premiere of the opera ‘’Giuliano’’ of R. Zandonai. In 1936 she appeared at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milano as Vivetta in ‘’L'Arlesiana’’ by F. Cilea and as Elisetta in ‘’Il matrimonio segreto’’ of D. Cimarosa. In 1937 she undertook together with her husband a tour through Holland. In 1942 she performed at the Teatro Alla Scala in L. Cherubini's '' Le Due Giornate''. She still appeared after the World War II and in 1951 made guest appearance in Paris.

Chronology of some appearances

1925 Milano Teatro Carcano
1928 Napoli Teatro San Carlo
1936 Milano Teatro Alla Scala
1942 Milano Teatro Alla Scala


Columbia, Milano 1928
Bohème (Puccini): Donde lieta D12594 WB2013
Bohème (Puccini): Sono andati D12594 WB2014
Mefistofele (Boito): L'altra notte D14717 WBX299

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