Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jul 8, 2016

Umberto Borsò (Tenor) (La Spezia, Liguria, Italy 3/4/1923)


                                                                       Andrea Chenier

He took voice lessons by the soprano Vera Amerighi Rutili and by Melchiorre Vidal in Rome and Milan. He made his opera debut on 3/9/1952 in Spoleto as Don Alvaro in ''La forza del destino''.

Chronology of appearances

Forza del Destino- Spoleto, Teatro Sperimentale, 3 June 1952 - Medea (Pietro Canonica, Composer)-Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, 12 May 1953 - Cavalleria Rusticana- Chieti, 11 June 1953 - Manon Lescaut- Enna, Teatro Castello di Lombardia, 18 September 1953 - Macbeth-Amsterdam, Concerthall, November 1953 - Tosca- Castelfiorentino, del Popolo. 20 January 1954 - Aida-Il Cairo, dell'Opera, 25 February 1954 - Andrea Chenier-Ancona, della Pessa, 15 August 1954 - La Fanciulla del West-Catania, Bellini, 11 November 1954 - Il Trovatore-Valencia, Opera, 29 November 1954 - Pagliacci-Valencia, Opera, December 1954 - Carmen-Melbourne, 9 June 1955 - Turandot- Sidney, 13 September 1955 - Adriana Lecouvreur- Brescia, Grande, 22 January 1956 - La Campana Sommersa (Respighi)-RAI, 7 May 1956 - Lodoletta-Spoleto, Sperimentale, 3 September 1956 - Lucia di Lammermoor-Torino, 3 November 1856 - Simon Boccanegra-Roma, dell'Opera, 8 January 1957 - Don Carlos-Enna, Castello di Lombardia, 9 July 1957 - Mosè-Roma, dell'Opera, 12 January 1959 - La Gioconda-Napoli, Arena Flegrea, 5 July 1959 - Iris-Napoli, San Carlo, 6 January 1960 - La Wally-Trapani, Teatro Luglio Musicale, 12 July 1960 - Madama Butterfly-Spagna, Teatro Garcia Vigo, 25 August 1960 - Norma-Dublin, Gaiety, 4 April 1961 - Guglielmo Tell-Roma, Carracalla, 2 September 1961 July - Boris Godunov-Messico, Bellas Artes, 8 August 1961 - Un Ballo in Maschera-New Orleans, Opera, 5 October 1961 - La Bohème-Guadalajara, Opera, 17 October 1961 - Il Piccolo Marat-Livorno, Goldoni, 26 October 1961 - Ernani-New York, MET, 8 November 1962 Lohengrin-Pisa, Verdi, 7 March 1963 - La Traviata-Mannheim, Staatsoper, 12 May 1963 - Otello-Rijeka, 6 November 1963 - Rigolettp-Barletat, Castello Svevo, 10 September 1966 - Sansone e Dalila-Zagreb, Narodno Kazaliste, 10 December 1966 - Fedora-Siena, dei Rinnovati, 12 December 1969 - Il Giuramento-Bari, Petruzzelli, 9 February 1970 - Monte Ivnor (Rocca, Composer)-Catania, Bellini, 27 February 1970 - La Tempesta (Stjepan Sulek, Composer)-Zagreb, Narodno Kazaliste, 25 April 1970 - Paganetta (Salines)-Carrara, Verdi, 6 May 1975 - Il Tabarro-Trapani, Luglio Trapanese, 12 July 1975 - Il sangue e la rosa (Scarfeo, Composer)-Trapani, luglio Trapanese, 16 July 1975.

RECORDING FOR SALE









Live Performance, October 26, 1961, Teatro "La Gran Guardia", Livorno
Il piccolo Marat (Mascagni): with Virginia Zeani and Nicola Rossi Lemeni


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