Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Mar 20, 2015

Friedrich Brodersen (Baritone) (Bad Boll 1873 - München ? 1926)


                                                                 Wolfram

                                                           Giovanni Morone

He studied singing with Heinrich Bertram. He made his professional opera debut in 1900. He created roles in several world premieres during his career, including Pantalone in Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's ‘’Le donne curiose’’ (1903), Count Gil in Wolf-Ferrari's ‘’Il segreto di Susanna’’ (1909), Simone Trovai in Erich Wolfgang Korngold's ‘’Violanta’’ (1916), Morone in Hans Pfitzner's ‘’Palestrina’’ (1917), Sang in Heinrich Rohr's ‘’Das Vaterunser’’, and roles in Paul von Klenau's ‘’Sulamith’’ (1913), and Walter Braunfels's ‘’Die Vögel’’ (1920). His repertoire included Zar in ‘’Zar und Zimmermann’’, Wolfram in ‘’Tannhäuser’’, Sebastiano in ‘’Tiefland’’ by E. d'Albert, Francesco in ‘’Mona Lisa’’ by Max von Schillings, Rigoletto, Marcello in ‘’La Bohème’’, Kurwenal in ‘’Tristan und Isolde’’, Eugen Onegin and Dämonen in ‘’Hoffmanns Erzählungen’’. 

Chronology of appearances

1900 Nürnberg Stadttheater 
1903-1926 München Hofoper

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Beka, Berlin 1906-12?
Salome (Strauss): Wird dir nicht bange, Tochter der Herodias? 6877
Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns): Fluch euch, ew'ger Fluch eurem Kommen 6879

Odeon, Berlin 1923-02-09
Faust (Gounod): Da ich nun verlassen soll mein geliebtes Heimatland AA79349 xxB6829
Elias (Mendelssohn): Es ist genug! AA79351 xxB6830
Carmen (Bizet): Euren Toast... Auf in den Kampf AA79351 xxB6831
Lohengrin (Wagner): Dank König, Dir AA79352 xxB6832

Odeon, Berlin 1923-02-10
Otello (Verdi): Ich glaub' an einen Gott 79353 xxB6833

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