Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jan 4, 2016

Nikolai Karzhevin (Tenor) (? - ? 1947)



                                                                        Herman

He appeared at the opera houses of Kamianets-Podilskyi and Zhytomyr (1901-1902), Vitebsk and Minsk (1902-1903), Moscow (Theatre ‘’Hermitage’’ 1903,  Summer Theatre ‘’Akvarium’’, (1906),  Zimin’s Opera House (1907-1908)), St. Petersburg (New Summer Theatre ‘’Olimpia’’ 1904-1905), Kazan (1906, 1909, 1913), Saratov (1906-1907), Rostov-on-Don (1907), Tbilisi (1908), Kiev (1909), Ekaterinoslav, Katerinodar (1910), Samara (1913), Perm and Ekaterinburg (1916-1918), Sverdlovsk (1922, 1927). His repertoire included Manrico in ‘’Trovatore’’, Jose in ‘’Carmen’’, Vasco in ‘’Africana’’, Duca in ‘’Rigoletto’’, Radames in ‘’Aida’’, Canio in ‘’Pagliacci’’. From 1925 to 1926 he taught singing in Kharkov, since 1927 in Sverdlovsk Music College. 

Chronology of some appearances

1901-1902  Kamianets-Podilskyi and Zhytomyr
1902-1903  Vitebsk and Minsk
1903 Moscow  Theatre ‘’Hermitage’’
1904-1905 St. Petersburg  New Summer Theatre ‘’Olimpia’’
1906 Moscow  Summer Theatre ‘’Akvarium’’
1906 Kazan
1907  Rostov-on-Don
1906-1907 Saratov
1907-1908 Moscow Zimin Opera House
1908 Tbilisi
1909 Kiev 
1909 Kazan
1910 Katerinodar
1913 Kazan
1913 Samara
1916-1918 Ekaterinburg
1922 Sverdlovsk
1927 Sverdlovsk

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Pathé cylinders & discs, Moscow 1904?
Askold's Tomb (Verstovsky): Near the city of Slavyansk 24124
Aida (Verdi): Celeste Aida 24127


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