Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Feb 6, 2015

Daria Zakharova (Mezzo-Soprano) (Kirovograd 1887 - St. Petersburg 1963)

Following studies at the St Petersburg Conservatory, she sang from 1910 to 1918 as soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre. During the seasons that followed, she made guest performances in the major provincial Russian theatres and abroad. From 1938 to 1952, she taught in the conservatory of Gorky (now Nizhny- Novgorod) and in addition she gave recitals and undertook stage direction.

Chronology of some appearances

1910-1918 St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre


Gramophone 1912
Life for the Tsar (Glinka): Do not weep, little orphan 2-23663 16545
The cherry-tree blossoms (Glinka) 2-23664 16546

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