Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Monday, May 25, 2015

Alexandra Makarova (Mezzo-Soprano) (St. Petersburg, Russia 1870 - ?)

On the advice of Anton Rubinstein she studied singing at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory under I. P. Prianishnikov and made her operatic debut there. Later she appeard at Moscow (Bolshoi Theatre. 1892-1893, 1899), Kharkov ((1899, 1901-02, 1905) and St. Petersburg (Private Opera. 1902/, Russian-Italian Private Opera. 1903, 1909/, New Summer Theater Olimpia 1903/, New Opera and Theater Akvarium 1906/, Mariinski Theater 1907-1908). She made guest appearances at Baku (1911), New York (1909), and Paris (Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt.  1911). 

Chronology of some appearances

1892-1893 Moscow Bolshoi Theatre
1899 Moscow Bolshoi Theatre
1899 Kharkov Opera
1901-1902 Kharkov Opera
1902 St. Petersburg Private Opera
1903 St. Petersburg Russian-Italian Private Opera
1903  St. Petersburg New Summer Theater Olimpia
1905 Kharkov Opera
1906 St. Petersburg New Opera
1906 St. Petersburg Theater Akvarium
1907-1908 St. Petersburg Mariinski Theater
1909 St. Petersburg Russian-Italian Private Opera
1911 Paris Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt


G&T, St Petersburg 1905 (late)
Life for the Tsar (Glinka): Our hearts rejoice... Oh God, love our Tsar with Nikolai Bolshakov, Maria Michailova and Lev Sibiriakov 24422 3454L

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