Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

May 23, 2015

Ketty Lapeyrette (Mezzo-Soprano) (Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France 1884 - Paris, France 1960)


Dalila



                                                                  Dalila

She studied singing at the Conservatoire in Paris under Masson, Hettich and Bouvet and made her debut in 1908 at the Grand Opéra in Paris as Dalila in ‘’Samson et Dalila’’ of C. Saint-Saëns. She appeared at the Grand Opéra in the following opera premières:

1908 Grand Opéra "Götterdämmerung" (Richard Wagner)
1909 Grand Opéra "Rheingold" (Richard Wagner)
1914 Grand Opéra ‘’Parsifal’’ (Richard Wagner)
1921 Grand Opéra ‘’Antar’’ (Gabriel Dupont)
1923 Grand Opéra ‘’Padmâvati’’ (Albert Roussel)
1923 Grand Opéra ‘’Le Jardin de Paris’’ (A. Bruneau)
1924 Grand Opéra ‘’L'Arlequin’’ (Max d'Olonne)
1925 Grand Opéra ‘’Brocéliande’’ (André Bloch)
1927 Grand Opéra "Der Rosenkavalier’’ (Richard Strauss)
1928 Grand Opéra "Sept Chansons" (Gian Francesco Malipiero)
1931 Grand Opéra ‘’Guercoeur’’ (Albéric Magnard)
1933 Grand Opéra ‘’Vercingétorix’’ of J. Canteloube

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Pathé, Paris 1912?
Complete Rigoletto (Verdi): with Jean Noté, Robert Lassalle & Aline Vallandri
Complete Favorite (Donizetti): Robert Lassalle and Henri Albers
Complete Trovatore (Verdi): with Charles Fontaine, Jean Noté and Jane Morlet

Pathé, Paris 1912/1913
La Marseillaise (de l'Isle) with Robert Lassalle & Henri Albers 0590 3177

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