Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Feb 8, 2015

Arminio Ballistini (Baritone) (Legnago ? - ?)



He studied singing in Padua under the pedagogue G. Orefice and in Milan with Giuseppe Mandolini. He made his debut in 1909 at the Teatro Dauno in Foggia in ‘’Lucia di Lammermoor’’. After the First World War he started to appear as tenor, but without success.
Chronology of some appearances
1910 Cagliari   Teatro Civico Wally (Gellner)
1911 Malta Teatro Reale Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)
1912 Lendinara Teatro Ballarin Werther (Albert)
1913 Livorno   Teatro Rossini  Traviata (Germont)
1914 Caltagirone Teatro Garibaldi Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)
1918 Milano Teatro Lirico Pagliacci (Canio)


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Odeon Fonotipia, Milano 1911?
Trovatore (Verdi): Un istante almen with Carlo Albani and Bianca Besalu 110143















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