Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Enrico Pignataro (Baritone) (Milano 1866 - ? 1939)



                                                       with Enrico Caruso


He made his debut in 1892 at the Teatro di Napoli in Sannazzaro in ‘’Carmen’’. Then he appeared in different Italian theaters such as Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro Verdi di Pisa, Teatro Comunale di Siracusa, Teatro Comunale di Salerno. In 1902 and in the 1906-1907 season he tours Eastern European countries with success (Minsk, Smolensk, Kursck, Kharkov, Tashkent etc.). He sang mostly in foreign countries and was active also in Cairo, Spain, USA and Argentina. He continued his career till 1930's.

Chronology of some appearances

1892 Sannazzaro Teatro di Napoli Carmen (Escamillo)
1893 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Carmen (Escamillo)
1894 Trieste Teatro Verdi Dannazione di Faust (Mefistofele)
1895 Siracusa Teatro Comunale Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio)
1896 Catania Teatro Nazionale Pagliacci (Tonio)
1897 Foggia Teatro Dauno Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1898 Milano Teatro Lirico Arlesiana (Baldassarre)
1899 Catania Politeama Pacini Il Falconiere (Ottone I°)
1900 Roma Teatro Argentina Marco Visconti (Marco)
1902 Catanzaro Teatro Comunale Pagliacci (Tonio)
1904 Genova Politeama Genovese Gioconda (Barnaba)
1906 Brescia Teatro Grande    Ballo in maschera (Renato)
1908 Bologna  Teatro Olimpia  Ernani (Carlo)
1910 New York Teatro Manatthan Trovatore (Conte)
1912 Piacenza Teatro Municipale Gioconda (Barnaba)
1914 Londra Coliseum Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)
1916 Milano Teatro Carcano   Carmen (Escamillo)
1918 Mantova Teatro Andreani Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1920 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli Fanciulla del West (Sonora)
1924 Cairo Teatro Kedivhiale Andrea Chenier (Roucher)
1926 Asti Teatro Alfieri Boheme (Schaunard)
1931 Milano Teatro Dal Verme Otello (Montano)
1933 Palermo Politeama Garibaldi Rigoletto (Ceprano)


RECORDINGS FOR SALE








Victor, USA 1905-10/11
Amleto (Thomas):  Come romito fior 52441 7330b

G&T, Milano 1905-10/11
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti): Cruda funesta smania 2-52477 7332b
Ernani (Verdi): Tu sei Ernani with Gino Martinez-Patti and Ida Giacomelli 54268 7337b






3 comments:

  1. MOLTO BELLO!!! Thank you for sharing this valuable biographical information.

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  2. in what opera is Pignataro with Caruso shown in the photograph?

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    1. Dear friend I don't know, but maybe the opera was IL PROFETA VELATO di T.Napolitano.

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