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Forgotten Opera Singers
Jun 16, 2015
Antonina Panina (Mezzo-Soprano) (Penza, Russia 1870 - Minsk, Belarus 1941)
From 1893 to 1900 she studied
singing at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory under N. A. Iretskaya and
made her debut in 1900 at the Mariinsky Theatre of St. Petersburg as Martha in
''Faust''. She made guest appearances in Kazan (1908), Ekaterinodar and Helsinki. In the
1920-1923 seasons she was a soloist of the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet
Theatre. Later she appeared in Baku.
In 1900 she created for Russia
the part of Grimgerda in ''Die Walküre''. In 1913 she created
for the Mariinsky Theatre the part of Suzuki in ''Madama Butterfly''.
Chronology of some appearances
1900-1919 St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre
RECORDINGS FOR SALE
G&T, St Petersburg 1907 Eugen Onegin (Tchaikovsky): In your house with Ekaterina
Orel, Nikolai Bolshakov and Leonid Savransky 24499 6465L The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky)
Ah, now I will sing a song... Dear friends with chorus 2-23122 4991L