Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Sep 11, 2016

Tomaz Alcaide (Tenor) (Estremoz, Portugal 1901, 16/2 - Lisbon, Portugal 1967, 7/11)

First he visited the Military Academy in Lisbon, then studied medicine at the University of Coimbra. He studied singing under Alberto Sarti, later he took vocal lessons with Francisco Coutinho and Eugenia Mantelli in Lisbon. Since 1925 he was a pupil of Fernando Ferrara in Milan. Already in 1924 he made his debut at the Teatro San Carlo in Lisbon as Duke in ‘’Rigoletto’’. He made his Italian debut in 1925 at the Teatro Carcano in Milan as Wilhelm Meister in ‘’Mignon’’ of  A. Thomas. 

Chronology of some appearances

26 May 1924 Lisboa S. Carlos Rigoletto (Duca)
5 December 1925  Milano, Carcano Mignon (Wilhelm Meister)
6 May 1926 Lausanne, G. T. Faust (Faust)
6 January 1927 Bologna, Duse La Bohème (Rodolfo)
1 April 1927 Hagen, Stadttheater Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva)
30 April 1927 Lausanne, G. T. Don Pasquale (Ernesto)
30 May 1928 Foggia, Dauno Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)
8 November 1928 La Haye, Gebouw voor K. En W. La Traviata (Alfredo)
9 December 1928 La Haye, Gebouw voor K. En W. Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo)
31 January 1929 La Haye, Gebouw voor K. En W. Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Nadir)
19 November 1929 Valetta, Real  Falstaff (Fenton)
7 July 1930 Porto, Sá da Bandeira  Tosca (Cavaradossi)
12 February 1931 Padua, Verdi La Sonnambula (Elvino)
7 October 1931 Helsinki, Suomalainen Ooppera Roméo et Juliette (Roméo)
12 October 1932 Prag, Národni Divadlo  Manon (De Grieux)
27 January 1933 Bordeaux, G.T. Werther (Werther)
24 February 1933 Bordeaux, G.T. Un Ballo in Maschera (Riccardo)
24 November 1933 Bordeaux, G.T. Andrea Chenier (Andrea Chenier)
21 March 1934 Bordeaux, G.T. Lakmé (Frederic)
31 January 1935 Roma, dell'Opera Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio)
1 April 1935 Bruxelles Monnaie Fedora (Loris)


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