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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Tieste Wilmant (Baritone) (? 1859 - ? 1937)

1896. Premiere La Boheme: Torino, Teatro Regio. Tieste Wilmant, Evan Gorga and Cesira Ferrani

He made his professional opera debut in 1878 in Chiari. In 1896 he originated the role of Marcello in the original production of Giacomo Puccini's La bohème at the Teatro Regio Torino in 1896. He made his debut at La Scala in the 1893-1894 season where he appeared in productions of Alfredo Catalani's Loreley and in Puccini's Manon Lescaut. He appeared in performances at La Scala several more times over the next decade including portraying the role of Alberich in the Italy's first performance of Richard Wagner's Siegfried and the role of Iago in Verdi's Otello. Wilmant made two records on the Zonophone record label in 1904. -

Chronology of some appearances

1881 Lodi Teatro Gaffurio Favorita (Alfonso)
1881 Torino Teatro Regio Gioconda (Barnaba)
1882 Bologna Teatro Comunale Gioconda (Barnaba)
1882 Bologna Teatro Comunale Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1883 Rovigo  Teatro Sociale Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1885 Nice  Teatro Municipal Poliuto (Severo)
1885 Nice  Teatro Municipal Trovatore (Conte)
1886 Nice  Teatro Municipal Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
1886 Nice  Teatro Municipal Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
1888 Bologna  Teatro Comunale Carmen (Escamilio)
1890 Novara  Teatro Coccia Otello (Jago)
1891 Palermo  Politeama Carmen (Escamilio)
1891 Palermo  Politeama Cavalleria Rusticana (Turiddu)
1891 Novara Teatro Coccia Ernani (Don Carlo)
1894 Genova  Politeama Genovese Gioconda (Barnaba)
1894 Genova  Politeama Genovese Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)
1894 Genova  Politeama Genovese Otello (Jago)
1894 Milano  Teatro La Scala Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)
1895 Modena  Teatro Storchi Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1896 Torino  Teatro Regio Boheme (Marcello)
1896 Firenze  Teatro Pagliano Boheme (Marcello)
1896 Brescia Teatro Grande Boheme (Marcello)
1897 Bologna Teatro Comunale Boheme (Marcello)
1897 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1898 Venezia  Teatro La Fenice Lohengrin (Tetralmondo)
1899 Parma  Teatro Regio Otello (Jago)
1899 Livorno Teatro Avvalorati Otello (Jago)
1899 Ascoli Piceno  Teatro Ventidio Basso Otello (Jago)
1899 Milano  Teatro La Scala Otello (Jago)
1900 Livorno  Politeama Otello (Jago)
1901 Novara  Teatro Coccia Otello (Jago)
1901 Lodi  Teatro Verdi Otello (Jago)
1901 Treviglio  Teatro Sociale Otello (Jago)
1902 Genova Teatro Carlo Felice Otello (Jago)
1902 Mantova  Teatro Sociale Tosca (Scarpia)
1903 Mantova  Teatro Sociale Germania (Worms)


Zonophone, Milano 1902?
Otello (Verdi):  Credo  X-1870

1 comment:

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