Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Mar 7, 2016

Alexander Kachenovsky (Bass) (St. Petersburg, Russia 19 (31). 5. 1884 - Voronezh, Russia 22. 8. 1935)

He studied singing in St. Petersburg under Zarembo and Richard Nouvel-Nordi (1907-1908), then he went to Paris and perfected under Carre and Jean De Reszke (1908). Probably he made his debut at the Opera-Comique in Paris, where he appeared in the 1908-1909 season. His repertoire included Nilakantha in ‘’Lakme’’, Mefistofele in ‘’Faust’’, ‘’Gremin’’ in ‘’Eugene Onegin’’, Pimen in ‘’Boris Godunov’’ etc.

Chronology of some appearances

1908-1909 Paris Opera-Comique
1909 St. Petersburg National House
1910-1912 Kiev Opera
1910 Kharkov Opera
1911-1918 St. Petersburg National House
1912-1913 Odessa Opera
1916 St. Petersburg Theater of Musical Drama
1918-1922 Odessa Opera
1922-1924 Kharkov Russian National Opera
1924-1925 Odessa Opera
1926-1927 Novosibirsk Opera
1927-1928 Odessa Opera
1928-1929 Saratov Opera
1931-1932 Tashkent Opera


Artistopia, Kiev
Faust (Gounod): Tu che Fai L'addormentata 505
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky): Everyone knows love on earth 504

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