Greatest Opera Singers

Greatest Opera Singers

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Rose Pocidalo (Mezzo-Soprano) (? 1903 - ?)

The artist came from Belgium. After her study in Brussels her stage debut took place in 1928 at the Opéra-Comique in Paris as Santuzza in ‘’Cavalleria Rusticana’’ of P. Mascagni. In the seasons she had at the Opéra-Comique a huge success as Carmen - her special star role. Her repertoire included Charlotte in ‘’Werther’’, the title figure in ‘’Mignon’’ and Maddalena in ‘’Rigoletto’’. In 1935 she appeared at the Opéra-Comique in the premiere of the opera ‘’Gargantua’’ of Antoine Mariotte,. The same year at the Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur she sang in "Quatre-Vingt-Treize" of Charles Silver. She was to be heard at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels. She performed also in Lyon, Rouen, Bordeaux and Lüttich. After her retirement she lived as a pedagogue in Rouen.

Chronology of some appearances
1928-1930's Paris  Opéra-Comique 


Parlophone, Paris 1930-06-21
Carmen (Bizet): L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habañera) 106409
Carmen (Bizet): Près des remparts de Séville (Séguidille) 106410

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