Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Feb 20, 2016

Bronislav Chorovic (Tenor) (27.11.1888 Carycin - 17.6.1980 Praha)


He began his education at the the conservatoire of Saratov, where he was a pupil of Mikhail Medvedev. Before he could begin his career, during the First World War, he was drawn to the service in the Russian army. He got in Austrian captivity and came in 1915 to castle Press (Bratislava). After end of the war, here he gave a guest performances and was engaged in 1921 by the Opera House. From there he joined in 1928 to the National Theater in Prague, where he belonged up to the beginning of the 1950’s. Here he also sang on 8. 10. 1928 in the premiere of the opera ‘’Die Brüder Karamasov’’ of Otokar Jeremiás. His repertoire included Duke in ‘’Rigoletto’’, Pinkerton in ‘’Madama Butterfly’’, Lenski in ‘’Eugene Onegin’’, Andrei in ‘’Mazeppa’’, Dimitri in ‘’Boris Godunov’’ and many other parts.

Chronology of some appearances

1928-1950’s Prague National Theater


Boheme (Puccini): Che gelida manina 4770 H5180

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