Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Mar 18, 2015

Michele Giovacchini (Baritone) (Firenzuola/Bologna 1868 - ?)




                                                                Escamilio

He made his debut in Italy around 1890. His biggest success was in USA, where he appeared as a member of different touring opera companies. His repertoire included Escamilio in ''Carmen'', Tonio in ''Pagliacci'', Marcello in ''Boheme'', Carlo in ''Ernani'', Renato in ''Ballo in maschera''. Probably he retired from the stage in 1915.

Chronology of some appearances

1897 Vercelli Civico Boheme (Marcello)
1898 Casale Monferrato Sociale Boheme (Marcello)
1899 Suzzara  Sociale Boheme (Marcello)
1899 Gallarate Condominiale Boheme (Marcello)       
1899 Bucarest Lirico Boheme (Marcello)
1905 Lisbon Coliseo Recrejos Pagliacci (Tonio)
1905 Lisbon Coliseo Recrejos Ernani (Carlo)
1911 Oakland  Idora Park Ballo in maschera (Renato)

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Pathé - AICC cylinders & discs, Milano 1903
Bohème (Puccini): Addio dolce svegliare with Elisa Mattiuzzi, Antonio Gambardella and Ida Sambo

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