Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Rina Agozzino (Mezzo-Soprano) (Summonte/Avellino 1888- ?)







She was born in Sicily and later she moved to Neaples where she studied with Massimino Petrilli. She made her debut in 1906 at Mercadante of Neaples as Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana. In 1914 she appeared at the Teatro Real in Madrid in ''Walkiria'' of Wagner  with Ofelia Nieto, Guido Vaccari and Jose Segura-Tallien. In 1916 she sang in ‘’Favorita’’ at the Teatro Regio in Parma with Giuseppe Paganelli as Fernando and Edoardo Faticanti  as Alfonso XI.

Chronology of some appearances

1906 Napoli Teatro Mercadante Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola)
1908 Corfû Teatro Nuovo Madama Butterfly (Suzuki)
1910 Milano Teatro Lirico Mignon (Mignon)
1913 Modena Teatro Municipale Walkiria (Fricka)
1916 Parma Teatro Regio Favorita (Leonora)
1920 San Paolo Teatro Municipal La Boscaiuola di L.Pereira de Souza (Dina)
1922 Bari Teatro Petruzzelli  Lohengrin (Ortruda)
1926 Fiume Teatro Verdi Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza)
1933 Napoli Teatro San Carlo Cavaliere Della Rosa (Ottaviano)
1939 Roma Stagione Eiar LA vida Breve di M. De Falla (Nonna)
 
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Fonotipia, Milano 1924-09
Nerone (Mascagni): Narrami ancora... Tra i giunchi with Mariano Stabile 152029 Pho5442
Nerone (Boito): Padre nostro 152597 Pho5444
Nerone (Mascagni): Servivo un falso altar with Mariano Stabile 74929 XXPh5443-2
Nerone (Mascagni): Vivete in pace with Mariano Stabile 74930 XXPh5445-2



















1 comment:

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

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