Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Aug 11, 2015

Rosalia Fainberg-Gorskaya (Soprano) (Bratslav, Ukraine 1891 – Leningrad, Russia 1984)

From 1908 to 1913 she studied singing at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and made her debut there as Zerlina in ''Don Giovanni'' (1911). Her real debut was happened in 1913 at the Kiev Opera. Her repertoire included Rosina in ''Barbiere di Siviglia'', Gilda in ''Rigoletto'', Violetta in ''Traviata'', Juliette in ''Roméo et Juliette'', Olimpia in ''Les Contes d'Hoffmann'', Micaela in ''Carmen'', Leila in ''Les Pêcheurs de perles'', Oscar in ''Ballo in maschera'', Lakme in ''Lakme'', Norina in ''Don Pasquale''. 

Chronology of some appearances 

1913-1915 Kiev Opera 
1913 Saratov Opera 
1915-1918 Petrograd National House Lakme (Debut: Lakme)
1917 Saratov Opera
1918-1949  Petrograd GATOB Rigoletto (Debut: Gilda)
1918-1933 Leningrad MALEGOT
1919 Kronshtadt
1922 Estonia
1922 Latvia
1923 Berlin Opera Traviata (Violetta)
1923 Copenhagen
1923 Oslo
1923 Göteborg
1924 Stockholm
1924 Helsinki
1924 Wiburg
1924 Moscow Bolshoi Theater The Snow Maiden (The Snow Maiden)
1924  Moscow Bolshoi Theater Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1924  Moscow Bolshoi Theater Traviata (Violetta)
1941-1943 Perm Opera


Artistopia, Kiev 
Roméo et Juliette (Gounod): Valse 229

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