Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Dec 9, 2016

Iris Adami Corradetti (Soprano) (Milano 14. 3. 1903 - Padova 26. 6. 1998)




She studied singing under her mother Bice Adami, a famous soprano. Her father was also very popular baritone Ferruccio Corradetti. She made her debut in 1927 at the Teatro Dal Verme in Milano as Rosalina in F. Vittadini’s opera ‘’Anima allegra’’. She retired from the stage in 1948. She became a highly respected vocal pedagogue. First she taught in Trieste, then since 1959 she was as a professor of the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello in Venice, last in Padua. She was among other things the teacher of Katia Ricciarelli, Margherita Roberti and Katharina Ikonomou.


Chronology of some appearances


1926 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Anima allegra (Carolita)
1927 Milano La Scala Sly (Rosalina) (Debut)
1929 Milano La Scala The Tale of Tsar Saltan di N. Rimsky-Korsakov (-) (Premiere)
1931 Milano La Scala Bacco in Toscana M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco (-) (Premiere)
1931 Milano La Scala La Notte di Zoraima di I. Montemezzi (-) (Premiere)
1936 Milano La Scala Il Campiello di E. Wolf-Ferrari (Lucieta) (Premiere)
1938 Milano La Scala Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San)
1939 Roma Opera Monte Ivnor (-) di L. Rocca (Premiere)
1942 Firenze Teatro Comunale Madama Butterfly (Cio-Cio-San)

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Cetra, 1940-05-24 
Lodoletta (Mascagni): Flammen, perdonami CC2174 CB20265
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Un bel dì, vedremo CC2174 CB20265

Cetra, 1940-05-29?

Francesca da Rimini (Zandonai): Paolo, datemi pace TI7014 50499



















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