Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Apr 26, 2015

Maria Carbone (Soprano) (Castellammare di Stabia, Italia 1908 – Roma, Italia 2002)



She studied singing at the Conservatorio di San Pietro a Majella di Napoli under Agostino Roche and made her debut in 1929 at the Teatro San Carlo in Napoli as Margherita in ‘’Mefistofele’’ of A. Boito.

Chronology of some appearances

1932 Torino Teatro Regio Turandot (Liu)
1932 Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Lodoletta (Lodoletta)
1933 Holland Concert 
1936 Milano La Scala Il Tabarro (Giorgetta)
1937 Milano La Scala Maria Egiziaca by Ottorino Respighi (-)
1938 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Antonio e Cleopatra by Gian Francesco Malipiero (-)
1941 Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Ecuba (-)

Since 1950 she was active in the field of education. In 1953 she retired from the stage. Frist she worked as a pedagogue at the Conservatorio di musica “Giuseppe Verdi” di Milano, then at the Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello di Venezia, later on private base in Torino. So significant singers like Maria Chiara, Renzo Casellato, Benito di Bella und Seta del Grande belonged to her pupils.

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HMV, Milano 1931
Complete Otello (Verdi): with Nicola Fusati, Apollo Granforte, Pietro Girardi, Tamara Beltacchi, Nelo Palai, Corrado Zambelli and Enrico Spada

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