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RICHARD BONELLI CHRONOLOGY 1916-1929

1916-1929 • 1930-19391940-1952

This chronology was part of Volume 51 no 3, but lack of space precluded it being presented in-toto. It is given here complete

* Indicates a broadcast

ABORN GRAND OPERA COMPANY (As “Richard Bunn”)

Aborn/Brooklyn Academy of Music DÉBUT 

21 April, 1915 MAT & EVG Faust as Valentin with Lydia Locke as Marguerite.

Il Trovatore as Di Luna

Aborn/Brooklyn Academy of Music

3 April, 1916 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Mary Carson, Giuseppe Agostini. RB alternated with Millo Picco in other performances, also with Edith Helena and Genia Zielinska. 

Pagliacci as Silvio

Aborn/Park Theatre, New York

20 November, 1916 - 13 January, 1917 RB- ?

Aborn/Toronto, Canada, 26 March - 7 April, 1917 RB, with Edith Helena, Bianca Sarroya, Grace Baum, Marie Louise Biggars, Lillian Eubanks, Giuseppe Agostini, Ernest Davis, Salvatore Giordano, George Shields; cond. Carlo Nicosia

RB alternating with Morton Adkins sang Rigoletto, Faust, Pagliacci (Silvio) and Il Trovatore (?).  

Aborn/Brooklyn Academy of Music 

16 April, 5 May, 1917 Rigoletto as Rigoletto (alternating with Vicente Ballester), with Nadina Legat/Francesca Milena (real name: Ruth Miller), Giuseppe Agostini/Andrea Arensen, Francis Tyler; cond. Max Fichandler.

3 - 5 May, 1917 Lucia di Lammermoor as Ashton (alternating with Ballester), with Nadina Legat/Francesca Milena, Giuseppe Agostini/Andrea Arensen, Francis Tyler/Louis Dellemolle. 

CUBA, 1917 Guest artist in opera, - no details

CHATAUQUA FESTIVAL, N.Y. 1917 tour in De Koven’s Robin Hood

1917/1918 Drafted and service in the American Army.

GEORGE DE FEO GRAND OPERA COMPANY in Houston, Texas

October, 1922 RB in Rigoletto, Barbiere, La Forza Del Destino (?) with Zerola, Stracciari, Tom Burke et al 

SAN CARLO OPERA COMPANY 1922 - 1923 tour with - one season 

SAN CARLO/BOSTON

7 November, 1922 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Josephine Lucchese, Gennaro Barra; cond. Aldo Franchetti

Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Tamaki Miura (Cio Cio San), Gennaro Barra (Pinkerton), Anita Klinova (Suzuki); cond. Carlo Peroni 

14 November, 1922 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Manuel Salazar (Canio), Sofia Charlebois (Nedda), Giuseppe Interrante (Silvio)

15 November, 1922 Otello as Iago, with Manuel Salazar (Otello), Anna Fitziu (Desdemona), Francesco Curci (Cassio), Arthur Dossler (Rodrigo), Pietro de Biasi (Lodovico), Natale Cervi (Montano), Antonio Canova (Herald); cond Carlo Peroni

SAN CARLO/PHILADELPHIA (two weeks) 

21 November, 1922 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Josephine Lucchese, Gennaro Barra, Pietro de Biasi, Stella de Mette, Natale Cervi; cond. Carlo Peroni

 November, 1922 Martha as Plunkett, with Josephine Lucchese (Lady Harriet), Anita Klinova (Nancy), Romeo Boscacci (Lionel), Natale Cervi (Sir Tristan); cond. Ernest Knoch 

  November, 1922 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Tamaki Miura, Gennaro Barra, Anita Klinova; cond. Aldo Franchetti

25 November, 1922 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Manuel Salazar, Sofia Charlebois, Francesco Curci; Giuseppe Interrante; cond. Carlo Peroni

30 November, 1922 - ditto exc Amador Famados for Salazar and cond. Aldo Franchetti for Peroni

28 November, 1922 Faust as Valentin, with Romeo Boscacci, Pietro de Biasi, Sofia Charlebois, Anita Klinova, Luigi de Cesare; cond. Carlo Peroni

2 December, 1922 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Tamaki Miura (Cio Cio San), Gennaro Barra, (Pinkerton), Anita Klinova (Suzuki), Francesco Curci (Goro); cond. Wassili Leps

SAN CARLO/WASHINGTON, PITTSBURGH, CLEVELAND, BUFFALO, NEW ORLEANS

 

SAN CARLO/SAN ANTONIO

5 February, 1923 Martha as Plunkett, with Josephine Lucchese

SAN CARLO/LOS ANGELES

20 February, 1923 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Tamaki Miura, Romeo Boscacci, Anita Klinova; cond. Aldo Franchetti

22 February, 1923 February, 1923 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Sofia Charlebois, Leonardo Del Credo, Giuseppe Interrante

SAN CARLO/SAN FRANCISCO

28 February, 1923 Rigoletto as Rigoletto with Josephine Lucchese (Gilda), Ruggiero Baldrick (Duke), Pietro de Biasi (Sparafucile), Stella de Mette (Maddalena)

SAN CARLO/PORTLAND. SEATTLE

 

SAN CARLO/HAVANA, CUBA 23 April, 1923 - 

La Traviata as Germont, with Lucrezia Bori (Violetta), Ludovico Tomarchio (Act I)/ Ruggiero Baldrick (Alfredo)

10 May, 1923 Faust as Valentin, with Maria Kousnezov (Marguerite), Giovanni Martinelli (Faust), Anita Klinova (Siebel), Pavel Ludikar (Méphistophélès); cond. Carlo Peroni

Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Marie Rappold (Leonora), Ludovico Tomarchio (Manrico), Stella de Mette (Azucena)

DE FEO OPERA COMPANY, Summer 1923

no details

MODENA, TEATRO COMUNALE, Winter (EUROPEAN DÉBUT as “Riccardo Bonelli”)

26 December, 1923 Dejanice (Catalani) as Dardano, with Maria Llacer, Francesco Merli, Elfride Biagiotti, Nino Marotta; cond. Pasquale la Rotella 

Aida as Amonasro, with Ismaele Voltolini/Aroldo Lindi, Isora Rinolfi, Irma Vagano, Albertina Dal Monte 

MONTE CARLO OPERA 

19 February, 1924 Pagliacci as Tonio, with Jane Laval, Lucien Muratore, Robert Couzinou, Dubois; cond. Léon Jehin

1 March, 1924 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Gilda Dalla Rizza, Dmitri Smirnov, Bilhan; cond. Victor De Sabata

10 March, 1924 - ditto exc Vesselovsky for Smirnov

18, 25 March, 1924 Faust as Valentin, with Alexandrovich, Maurice Dutreix, Vanni Marcoux, Pauline Cornelys; c. Jehin

29 March, 1924 La Traviata as Germont, with Gilda Dalla Rizza, Dmitri Smirnov; cond. De Sabata

30, 31 March, 1924 Anton (Libretto Illica, music Galeotti) as Gilellius, with Vally, Smirnov, John O’Sullivan, Capiton Zaporozhetz, Istralty, Musso, Proferisce; cond. Jehin

6, 12 April, 1924 Scenes from Goethe’s Faust (Schumann) as Faust, with Pauline Cornelys, Delmas, Arnal; cond. Leon Jehin /Faust et Helene (Boulanger) with Bladel, John O’Sullivan, Arnal; cond. Jehin

NEWARK MUSIC FESTIVAL, N.J.

29 April - 6 May 1925 - Concerts in the Mosque Theatre

“THE AMERICAN, ITALIAN, FRENCH GRAND OPERA COMPANY”
Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris

3 June, 1925 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Lucile Chalfont, Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, Gustave Huberdeau

4 June, 1925 Il Barbiere as Figaro, with Lucilla (Luella) Melius, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Azzolini (Bartolo) 

6 June, 1925 La Traviata as Germont, with Queena Mario, Angelo Bada 

7 June, 1925 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Hina Spani, Queena Mario, Pedro Lafuente, Désiré Défrère

14 June, 1925 La Traviata as Germont with Hélène Danieli, Marinesco

MAX SAUTER OPERA COMPANY

July - August, 1925 tour of Germany with Anna Maria Guglielmetti, Ezio Pinza in 39 performances of Aida, Il Barbiere, Otello, La Traviata, Il Trovatore

CHICAGO CIVIC OPERA

8 November, 1925 Mat. La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Alice Beck, Ernesto Torti, Antonio Nicolich, Morelato; cond. Roberto Moranzoni 

9 December, 1925 - ditto exc Schipa (or Cortis)

21 January, 1926 - ditto exc Schipa, Défrère for Torti (?)

12 November, 1925 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Louise Homer, Virgilio Lazzari, Jos‚ Mojica, Elizabeth Kerr; cond. Henry Weber 

15 November, 1925 - ditto exc Rosa Raisa for Muzio, Augusta Lenska for Homer

21 November, 1925 - same as 12 Nov. exc Lenska for Homer

21 December, 1925 - same as 12 Nov exc Van Gordon for Homer 

17 November, 1925, 16 January, 1926 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Marie Claessens (Martha), Irene Pavloska; cond. Gabriel Grovlez

26 November, 1925 Otello as Iago, with Charles Marshall, Anna Fitziu (or Eleanor Sawyer), José Mojica (Cassio), Marie Claessens (Emilia), Alexander Kipnis, Antonio Nicolich, cond. Roberto Moranzoni

28 December, 1925 - ditto exc Fitziu

30 November, 1925, 9 January, 1926 Mat. Hérodiade as Herod, with Fernand Ansseau, Edith Mason, Cyrena van Gordon, Edouard Cotreuil (Phanuel), Désiré Défrère, Elizabeth Kerr, Antonio Nicolich, Theodore Ritch; cond. Gabriel Grovlez

8 December, 1925 Lucia di Lammermoor as Enrico, with Toti Dal Monte, Tito Schipa, Virgilio Lazzari, Elizabeth Kerr, Jos‚ Mojica, Lodovico Oliviero; cond. Frank St. Leger (début)

19 December, 1925 - ditto exc Antonio Cortis for Schipa 

11 December, 1925 (Pag.)/Namiko-San (Aldo Franchetti) WORLD PREMIÈRE as Yiro Danyemon, with Tamaki Miura (Namiko-San), Theodore Ritch (Yasui), Elizabeth Kerr, Vittorio Trevisan (Sato), Antonio Nicolich, Oliviero; cond. Aldo Franchetti 

24 December, 1925 - ditto exc Cav for Pag

27 December, 1925 Mat - ditto exc Pag followed      

2 January, 1926 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless (or Rimini), with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Irene Pavloska, Clara Shear, José Mojica; cond. Giorgio Polacco

CHICAGO/BOSTON

27 January, 1926 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Tito Schipa, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Lodovico Oliviero, Morelato, Vittorio Trevisan, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

29 January, 1926 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, (tenor - ?), Virgilio Lazzari, Marie Claessens, Irene Pavloska; Morelato; Cond. Gabriel

3 February, 1926 Hérodiade, as Herod with Edith Mason, Fernand Ansseau, Cyrena van Gordon, José Mojica, Désiré Défrère, Edouard Cotreuil; cond. Grovlez

6 February, 1926 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Lenska, Kerr, Virgilio Lazzari, Jos‚ Mojica, Morelato; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/BALTIMORE

11 February, 1926 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Rosa Raisa, Cyrena van Gordon, Charles Marshall, Clara Shear, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich, Lodovico Oliviero, Derman, Ernesto Torti; cond. Giorgio Polacco

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON

13 February, 1926 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Edith Mason, Devora Nadworney, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/CLEVELAND

20 February, 1926 Lucia di Lammermoor as Enrico, with Toti Dal Monte, Antonio Cortis, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. St. Leger

CHICAGO/CHATTANOOGA

26 February, 1926 Aida as Amonasro, with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis, Elizabeth Kerr, Virgilio Lazzari, Lodovico Oliviero; cond. Polacco

27 February, 1926 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Antonio Nicolich, Désiré Défrère; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

CHICAGO/MIAMI

10 March, 1926 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Désiré Défrère, José Mojica; cond. Moranzoni

13 March, 1926 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Cyrena van Gordon (?), Elizabeth Kerr, Virgilio Lazzari, Morelato; cond. Henry Weber

14 March, 1926 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Devora Nadworney, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Elizabeth Kerr, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. H. Weber

ANN ARBOR FESTIVAL, Michigan

22 May, 1926 Lohengrin (Concert version) as Telramund, with Florence Austral (Elsa), Richard Crooks (Lohengrin), Augusta Lenska (Ortrud), Barre Hill (Herald), James Wolfe (King); c. Earle V. Moore 

LOS ANGELES GRAND OPERA

7 September, 1926 Martha (Von Flotow) as Plunkett, with Florence Macbeth, Tito Schipa

9 September, 1926 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Luella Melius, Tito Schipa, Kathryn Meisle, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Cimini 

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA

25 September, 1926 Il Barbiere di Siviglia as Figaro, with Florence Macbeth, Tito Schipa, Marcel Journet, Vittorio Trevisan, Lodovico Oliviero, Elinor Marlo; cond. Cimini

29 September, 1926 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Luella Melius, Tito Schipa, Marcel Journet, Elinor Marlo, Antonio Nicolich, Lodovico Oliviero, Victor Vogel, Evaristo Alibertini, Edna Smith; cond. Gaetano Merola

1 October, 1926 Aida as Amonasro, with Claudia Muzio, Kathryn Meisle, Antonio Cortis, Marcel Journet, Antonio Nicolich, Nazareth Regoli; cond. Gaetano Merola 

3 October, 1926 Mat La Bohème as Marcello, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Myrtle Donnelly, Marcel Journet, Antonio Nicolich, Vittorio Trevisan; Gaetano Merola

5 October, 1926 Lucia di Lammermoor as Enrico, with Luella Melius, Tito Schipa, Antonio Nicolich, Nazareth Regoli, Flossita Badger; cond. Pietro Cimini 

6 October, 1926 Il Trovatore as Di Luna with Claudia Muzio, Aroldo Lindi, Kathryn Meisle, Antonio Nicolich, Salvatore Messina; cond. Gaetano Merola 

LOS ANGELES GRAND OPERA

11 October, 1926 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis; cond. Richard Hageman

October, 1926 Il Barbiere as Figaro, with Rosa Raisa, Paul Althouse

October, 1926 Madama Butterfly as Sharpless, with Rosa Raisa, Paul Althouse

October, 1926 Faust as Valentin, with Luella Melius/ Pauline Cornelys, Paul Althouse, George Baklanoff; cond. Richard Hageman

CHICAGO CIVIC OPERA

12, 29 November, 29 December 1926, 11 January, 1927 Tristan und Isolde as Kurvenal, with Elsa Alsen, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis, Désiré Défrère, Albert Rappeport, JoséMojica (Sailor), Antonio Nicolich; cond. Giorgio Polacco

15 November, 1926 Lucia di Lammermoor as Enrico, with Toti Dal Monte, Antonio Cortis, Edouard Cotreuil, Alice d’Hermanoy, José Mojica, Lodovico Oliviero; cond. Frank St. Leger

20 November, 1926 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Eidé Norena, Charles Hackett, Edouard Cotreuil, Lorna Jackson, Anna Correnti, Florence Misgen, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Weber

14 December, 1926 - ditto exc Antonio Cortis for Hackett, Clara Shear for Misgen

23 November, 1926 Mat Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Aroldo Lindi, Augusta Lenska, Virgilio Lazzari, Florence Misgen; cond. Henry Weber 

19 December, 1926 - ditto exc Edouard Cotreuil for Lazzari

5 January, 1926 - ditto exc Antonio Cortis, Cotreuil

22 January, 1927 MAT - ditto exc Lamont for Cortis, Cotreuil

*28 January, 1927 Grand Gala (Martha Act II, Tosca Act II)/ Il Trovatore Act IV - ditto exc Forrest Lamont (or Lindi), van Gordon (for Lenska). 

2 December, 1926 Il Barbiere di Siviglia as Figaro with Toti Dal Monte, Charles Hackett, Vittorio Trevisan, Virgilio Lazzari, Marie Claessens, Lodovico Oliviero, Morelato; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

25 January, 1927 - ditto exc Maria Kurenko for Dal Monte

26 December, 1926 Mat, 3 January, 1927 La Traviata as Germont with Claudia Muzio, Tito Schipa, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Désiré Défrère , José Mojica, Antonio Nicolich, Morelato; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

16 January, 1927 - ditto exc Charles Hackett for Schipa

29 January, 1927 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Rosa Raisa, Clara Shear, Augusta Lenska, Charles Marshall, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich, Désiré Défrère, Lodovico Oliviero, Derman; cond. Antonio Sabino 

CHICAGO/BOSTON

2 February, 1927 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Vanni Marcoux, Charles Hackett, Marie Claessens, Clara Shear, Morelato; cond. Frank St. Leger

4 February, 1927 Tristan und Isolde as Kurvenal, with Elsa Alsen, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis

5 February, 1927 Lucia as Enrico, with Maria Kurenko, Antonio Cortis, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Frank St. Leger

9 February, 1927 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Eidé Norena, Antonio Cortis, Lorna Jackson

12 February, 1927 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Forrest Lamont, Virgilio Lazzari, Augusta Lenska; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/BALTIMORE

15 February, 1927 Tristan und Isolde as Kurvenal with Elsa Alsen, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis, Désiré Défrère; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, D.C.

16 February, 1927 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Clara Shear (Oscar); cond. Sabino

CHICAGO/PITTSBURGH

18 February, 1927 La Traviata as Germont with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Désiré Défrère; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/BUFFALO

23 February, 1927 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Lodovico Oliviero, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/CHATTANOOGA

25 February, 1927 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Cyrena van Gordon, Florence Misgen, Edouard Cotreuil; cond. Henry Weber

26 February, 1927 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Augusta Lenska, Virgilio Lazzari

CHICAGO/BIRMINGHAM

28 February, 1927 Il Trovatore as di Luna, with Rosa Raisa, Antonio Cortis, Cyrena van Gordon, Florence Misgen, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/HOUSTON

6 March, 1927 Aida as Amonasro, with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Virgilio Lazzari, Edouard Cotreuil, Elizabeth Kerr; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/SAN ANTONIO

9 March, 1927 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Giovanni Polese; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/DALLAS

10 March, 1927 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, José Mojica, Giovanni Polese; cond. Polacco

12 March, 1927 Rigoletto as Rigoletto with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Virgilio Lazzari, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Désiré Défrère; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/TULSA

15 March, 1927 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Giovanni Polese; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

CHICAGO/DETROIT

20 March, 1927 Aida as Amonasro with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Florence Misgen, Virgilio Lazzari, Edouard Cotreuil; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/AKRON

22 March, 1927 Rigoletto as Rigoletto with Maria Kurenko, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Alice d’Hermanoy, Clara Shear, Virgilio Lazzari, D‚sir‚ DefrŠre; cond. Moranzoni

CHICAGO CIVIC OPERA

*3 November, 20 December, 1927 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Tito Schipa, Alice d’Hermanoy, Eleanor Elderkin, Giovanni Polese, Désiré Défrère, José Mojica; cond. Giorgio Polacco 

18 November, 1927 Mat (in Milwaukee) - ditto exc Hackett for Schipa, Giovanni Polese for ? 

25 December, 1927 -same as 3 Nov exc cond. Weber

21 January, 1928 - same as 3 Nov exc Cortis (or Schipa) cond. Henry Weber

5 November, 1927 Il Barbiere di Siviglia as Figaro, with Toti Dal Monte, Jos‚ Mojica, Vittorio Trevisan, Virgilio Lazzari, Marie Claessens; cond. Roberto Moranzoni 

14 November, 1927 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Rosa Raisa, Augusta Lenska, Antonio Cortis, Alice d’Hermanoy, Chase Baromeo; Albert Rappaport, cond. Henry Weber

4 December, 1927 - ditto exc Claudia Muzio for Raisa, Kathryn Meisle for Lenska, Virgilio Lazzari for Baromeo

*5 January, 1928 - ditto exc Muzio for Raisa, Marshall for Cortis, Cyrena van Gordon for Meisle, Lazzari for Baromeo

25 January, 1928 - same as 14 Nov. exc Lamont, Lazzari; cond. Antonio Sabino 

22 November, 1927 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Rosa Raisa, Anna Hamlin, Augusta Lenska, Charles Marshall, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich, Oliviero; cond. Sabino

17 December, 1927 - ditto exc Chase Baromeo for Lazzari

26 November, 1927 Tannhäuser as Wolfram with Leone Kruse, Forrest Lamont, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis, Antonio Nicolich, Lucille Meusel; cond. Henry Weber

*8 December, 1927, 2, 14 January, 1928 - ditto exc Augusta Lenska for van Gordon

29 November, 1927 Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden) (Rimsky-Korsakov) as Misguir with Eidé Norena (Snow Maiden), JoséMojica (Czar Berendey), Augusta Lenska (Fairy Spring), Chase Baromeo (King Frost), Lorna Jackson (Lel); cond. H. Weber 

7 January, 1928 Rigoletto as Rigoletto with Toti Dal Monte, Antonio Cortis, Lorna Jackson, Chase Baromeo; c. Henry Weber 

18 January, 1928 MAT - ditto exc Florence Macbeth for Dal Monte, Charles Hackett for Cortis; cond. Moranzoni 

27 January, 1928 GRAND GALA (Loreley Act I, Aida Act III)/Pagliacci: Act 1 as Tonio with Eidé Norena, Fernand Ansseau; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/BOSTON

4 February, 1928 Aida as Amonasro, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis

8 February, 1928 Tannhäuser as Wolfram, with Leone Kruse, Forrest Lamont, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis; cond. Weber

10 February, 1928 La Traviata as Germont with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett

11 February, 1928 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Eidé Norena, Antonio Cortis, Lorna Jackson, Virgilio Lazzari

CHICAGO/AKRON

15 February, 1928 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Jos‚ Mojica; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/DETROIT

18 February, 1928 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Rosa Raisa, Antonio Cortis, Virgilio Lazzari, Albert Rappaport, Sandrini; cond. Weber

CHICAGO/COLUMBUS

22 February, 1928 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Virgilio Lazzari, Désiré Défrère; cond. Weber

CHICAGO/CHATTANOOGA

24 February, 1928 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Edith Mason, Charles Marshall, Désiré Défrère, Lodovico Oliviero; cond. Weber

CHICAGO/TULSA

28 February, 1928 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Chase Baromeo, Désiré Défrère, Lodovico Oliviero, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco 

CHICAGO/SAN ANTONIO

3 March, 1928 Il Trovatore as Di Luna, with Claudia Muzio, Antonio Cortis, Augusta Lenska, Virgilio Lazzari, Albert Rappaport; cond. Weber

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES

5 March, 1928 Tannhäuser as Wolfram, with Elsa Alsen, Forrest Lamont, Cyrena van Gordon, Chase Baromeo; cond. Weber

11 March, 1928 The Snow Maiden as Misguir, with Edith Mason, Lorna Jackson, Irena Pavloska, Cyrena van Gordon, Marie Claessens, Charles Hackett

CHICAGO/OAKLAND

16 March, 1928 The Snow Maiden as Misguir, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett; cond. Weber 

CHICAGO/SACRAMENTO

17 March, 1928 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Edith Mason, Charles Marshall, Désiré Défrère, José Mojica; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/SEATTLE

21 March, 1928 The Snow Maiden as Misguir, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Olga Kargau, Marie Claessens, Cyrena van Gordon; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/PORTLAND

23 March, 1928 The Snow Maiden as Misguir, with Edith Mason, Lorna Jackson, Olga Karga, Cyrena van Gordon, Marie Claessens; cond. Henry Weber

CHICAGO/MINNEAPOLIS

31 March, 1928 Tannhäuser as Wolfram, with Elsa Alsen, Forrest Lamont, Augusta Lenska, Chase Baromeo; cond. Weber 

2 April, 1928 The Snow Maiden as Misguir, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Lorna Jackson, Olga Kargau, Cyrena van Gordon, Marie Claessens; cond. Henry Weber

28 April, 1928 Kent Atwater Radio Broadcast with Emilia Da Prato, soprano and Kathleen Stewart, pianist. Il Barbiere aria & songs

CHICAGO CIVIC OPERA

3 November, 1928 Rigoletto as Rigoletto with Alice Mock, Antonio Cortis, Virgilio Lazzari (or Baromeo), Ada Paggi, Alice d’Hermanoy, Constance Eberhardt, Howard Preston, Désiré Défrère; cond. Henry Weber

11 November, 1928 Mat - ditto exc Charles Hackett for Cortis, Alexander Kipnis as Sparafucile

2 December, 1928 - ditto exc Hackett for Cortis, Virgilio Lazzari and conductor Moranzoni  

15 December, 1928 Mat - ditto exc Bonelli (or Luigi Montesanto), Margarita Salvi for Mock, Hackett for Cortis

*7, 17 November, 1928 Un Ballo in Maschera as Renato, with Eva Turner, Alice Mock, Cyrena van Gordon, Charles Marshall, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich, Oliviero; cond. H. Weber

13 January, 1929 - ditto exc Frida Leider for Turner, Chase Baromeo for Lazzari 

15 November, 1928 (Cavalleria Rusticana)/Pagliacci as Tonio, with Marion Claire, Antonio Cortis, Barre Hill, José Mojica; cond. Weber

1 December, 1928 - ditto exc Hilda Burke for Claire

11 December, 1928, 4 January, 1929 (in Milwaukee) - same as 15 Nov ex Ulysses Lappas for Cortis 

29 November, 1928 Aida as Amonasro, with Eva Turner, Elizabeth Kerr, Cyrena van Gordon, Ulysses Lappas (or Charles Marshall), Virgilio Lazzari, Chase Baromeo; cond. Polacco (or Moranzoni)

*23 January, 1929 - ditto exc Rosa Raisa for Turner, Charles Marshall (or Lappas), Hilda Burke for Kerr  

4 December, 1928 Il Trovatore as Di Luna with Eva Turner, Cyrena van Gordon, Charles Marshall (or Cortis), Alice d’Hermanoy, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Giorgio Polacco

22 December, 1928 - ditto exc Cortis for Marshall

6, 23, 25 December, 1928 Il Barbiere di Siviglia as Figaro, with Margarita Salvi, Tito Schipa, Constance Eberhardt, Vittorio Trevisan, Virgilio Lazzari; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

3, *9 January 1929 The Marriage of Figaro as the Count, with Edith Mason (Susanna), Eva Turner (Countess), Marion Claire (Cherubino), Marie Claessens, Virgilio Lazzari (Figaro), Vittorio Trevisan, José Mojica, Giuseppe Cavadore, Sandrini; conds. Weber/Moranzoni

20 January, 1929 MAT- ditto exc Meusel for ?

25 January, 1929 - same as 3 January, 1929 (?)

CHICAGO/BOSTON

30 January, 1929 Aida as Amonasro, with Rosa Raisa, Charles Marshall, Cyrena van Gordon, Alexander Kipnis, Chase Baromeo, Giuseppe Cavadore; cond. Polacco 

4 February, 1929 The Marriage of Figaro as the Count, with Eva Turner, Edith Mason, Marion Claire, Marie Claessens, Lucille Meusel, Virgilio Lazzari, Trevisan; cond. Moranzoni

9 February, 1929 Lucia as Enrico, with Alice Mock, Antonio Cortis, Chase Baromeo, Lodovico Oliviero; cond. Weber

CHICAGO/BUFFALO

11 February, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich

CHICAGO/DETROIT

15 February, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/COLUMBUS

18 February, 1929 Faust with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Chase Baromeo, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/BIRMINGHAM

23 February, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

CHICAGO/DALLAS

27 February, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/SAN ANTONIO

1 March, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Marion Claire, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Roberto Moranzoni

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES

9 March, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Alice Mock, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/OAKLAND

16 March, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Charles Lauwers

CHICAGO/LINCOLN

21 March, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

CHICAGO/MINNEAPOLIS

23 March, 1929 Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Virgilio Lazzari, Coe Glade, Marie Claessens, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Polacco

ANN ARBOR FESTIVAL, Michigan

22 - 25 May, 1929, - no details

MAX SAUTER OPERA COMPANY Summer, 1929 Tour of Germany and Switzerland

Zurich, La Traviata as Germont (?) with Claudia Muzio (?)

Zurich, Aida as Amonasro (?) with Claudia Muzio (?)

CHICAGO CIVIC OPERA

6 November, 21 December, 1929 La Traviata as Germont, with Claudia Muzio, Charles Hackett, Alice d’Hermanoy, Anna Correnti, Désiré Défrère, Lodovico Oliviero, Antonio Nicolich, Sandrini, Morelato; cond. Roberto Moranzoni 

28 January, 1930 - ditto exc Tito Schipa for Hackett

9, 17 Mat, 27 November, 1929 Tristan und Isolde as Kurvenal with Frida Leider (Isolde), Maria Olszewska (Brangane), Theodore Strack (Tristan), Alexander Kipnis (King Marke), Désiré Défrère (Melot), Giuseppe Cavadore, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Egon Pollak

21 January, 1930 - ditto exc Cyrena van Gordon for Olszewska

7 Mat December, 1929, 12 January, 1930 Tannhäuser as Wolfram, with Eva Turner (Elisabeth), Frida Leider (Venus), Alice Mock, Theodore Strack (Tannhäuser), Alexander Kipnis (Hermann), Giuseppe Cavadore, Antonio Nicolich, Lodovico Oliviero; Egon Pollak

15 December, 1929 Mat - ditto exc Helen Freund for Mock

23 December, 1929 - ditto exc Cyrena Van Gordon for Leider

10 December, 1929 Rigoletto as Rigoletto, with Edith Mason, Charles Hackett, Ada Paggi, Constance Eberhardt, Virgilio Lazzari, Antonio Nicolich; cond. Frank St. Leger

29 December, 1929 Mat Faust as Valentin, with Edith Mason, René Maison, Alexander Kipnis, Constance Eberhart, Ada Paggi; cond. Frank St. Leger

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