Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Nov 21, 2017

Bruno Makhin (Tenor) (Vilnius, Lithuania ? - ?)

Makhin made his debut as Bayan in ‘’Ruslan and Ludmila’’ at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg (1898). From 1898 to 1900 he was a soloist of Solodovnikov’s Theater. Here he made his debut as Lensky in ‘’Eugene Onegin’’. Since 1902 Makhin appeared in Odessa, Kiev (1903, 1906, 1908), Kharkov (1910), Tiflis (1907-1908) and Vilnius (1909, 1910). His special success was at provincial operatic stages. His repertoire included Werther, Don Jose in ‘’Carmen’’, Lensky in ‘’Eugene Onegin’’, Faust, Alfredo in ‘’Traviata’’, Dubrovsky.

Chronology of some appearances

1898 St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theater
1898-1900 Solodovnikov’s Theater
1903/1906/1908 Odessa, Kiev
1907-1908 Tiflis
1909-1910 Vilnius
1910 Kharkov

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