Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 10, 2016

Luisa Cortese (Cortesi) (Soprano) (Corniglio, Italia ? - Roma, Italia ?)




In 1901 she made her debut at the Teatro Sociale in Portogruaro as Filina in ‘’Mignon’’. She married a co-worker and went to live in London, but soon her husband died and left her with a child. She moved to Rome, where after her retirement she taught singing.

Chronology of some appearances

1901 Portogruaro Teatro Sociale Mignon (Filina)
1903 Ravenna  Teatro Mariani Mignon (Filina) 
1906 Venezia  Teatro Rossini  Brbiere di Siviglia (Rosina) 
1908 Bologna Teatro Olimpia Sonnambula (Amina)
1910 Revere Teatro Sociale Mignon (Flina)
1912 Bologna Teatro Del Corso Boheme (Musetta)
1915 Savona Teatro Chiabrera Mignon (Filina)
1917 Milano Teatro Carcano Mignon (Filina)
1919 Casale Monferrato Politeama Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
1924 Valencia Teatro Principal Traviata (Violetta)

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









Favorite, Verona 1910 
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Cavatina di Rosina, pt 1 1-36141
Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini): Cavatina di Rosina, pt 2 1-36142 





















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