Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Apr 6, 2015

Yulia Nosilova (Mezzo-Soprano) (St. Petersburg, Russia 1870 - Petrograd, Russia 1919)

Her real surname was Golubeva. She studied singing under Z. P. Grenning-Vilde and made her debut in 1893 as Siébel in C. Gounod’s ‘’Faust’’ at the Mariinski Theatre in St. Petersburg. In 1903 she appeared as Wellgunde in the Russian premiere of R. Wagner’s ‘’Götterdämmerung’’. In 1905 for Russia she created the role of Wellgunde in R. Wagner’s ‘’Das Rheingold’’. She was a member of the Mariinski Theatre in St. Petersburg till 1914.

Chronology of some appearances

1893-1914 St. Petersburg Mariinski Theatre


G&T, St Petersburg 1904-01?
Lakmé (Delibes): Sous le dôme épais with Maria Michailova 024001 102Hp
Pique dame (Tchaikovsky): O viens, mon doux berger with Maria Michailova 24309 1327z
Pikova Dama (Tchaikovsky): Evening already with Maria Michailova 24304 1317z

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