Fernando Ambrosi

? Torino - ?
Ambrosi studied with Maestra Candiani. At the begining, he took part in concerts in Torino at the Circolo degli Artisti ed all'Accademia Filarmonica.

There, he was heard by a wealthy Swedish businessman who convinced him to move to Sweden, where he made his debut in 1868 at Royal Opera in Stockhom as Vace de Gama.

He probably sang in Sweden until 1874, when he was found singing in Montevideo (Teatro Solis):

1874 Winter Italian Opera Season in Montevideo, Timoteo Passini conducting all performances
Lucrezia Borgia (July 7, 12, 28) with Alice Urban, Lodovico Buti, Ernestina Stoika (2)/Elena Sanz (1), Armand Castelmary
La Sonnambula (July 17) with Giuseppina D'Amico, Armand Castelmary, Ernestina Stoika
Linda di Chamounix (August 11/15, October 1) with Alice Urban, Elena Sanz, Gaetano Forti
Saffo (August 28/29/30, September 10/13/14) with Alice Urban, Lodovico Buti, Elena Sanz
Il barbiere di Siviglia (September 2/5/8) with Elena Sanz, Lodivo Buti, Armand Castelmary
Lucia di Lammermoor (September 6, October 13) with Elvira Brambilla, Augusto Celada, Lodovico Buti, Armand Castelmary
Roberto il Diavolo (September 12/15/20, October 6) with Elvira Brambilla, Alice Urban, Augusto Celada, Armand Castelmary
La Juive (September 27, October 4/11) with Alice Urban, Elvira Brambilla, Armand Castelmary

His career evolved as follows:
1877 Rio de Janeiro
1880 Roma, Malta
1881 Malta, Lucca, Torino
1882 Vicenza, Belem
1883 Catania, Genova
1884 Genova
1885 Montevideo (Teatro Ciblis)
1886 Rosario di Santa Fè
1887 Genova
1888 Buenos Aires
1890 Manaus
1891 Manuas
Chronology
1868      
  Stoccolma Teatro Reale AFRICANA (Vasco de Gama)
       
1874      
06/09 Montevideo Teatro Solis LUCREZIA BORGIA (Gennaro) / SONNAMBULA (Elvino) / LINDA DI CHAMONIX (Carlo) / SAFFO di G.Pacini (Faone) / BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Almaviva) / EBREA (Leopoldo) / LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo)
       
1877      
08 Rio de Janeiro Teatro Pedro II° MACBETH (Macduff)
       
1880      
04 Roma Teatro Apollo LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo)
10/11 La Valletta/Malta Teatro Reale FORZA DEL DESTINO (Don Alvaro) / FAUST (Faust)
       
1881      
01/03 La Valletta Teatro Reale CARMEN (Don Josè)
08 Lucca Teatro del Giglio LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo) / SONNAMBULA (Elvino)
11 Torino Teatro Vittorio Emanuele RUY BLAS (Ruy Blas)
       
1882      
01/02 Vicenza Teatro Eretenio FORZA DEL DESTINO (Don Alvaro) / I VESPRI SICILIANI (Arrigo) / ERNANI (Ernani)
07/09 Belem Teatro Paz FORZA DEL DESTINO (Don Alvaro) / LINDA DI CHAMONIX (Carlo) / SALVATOR ROSA (Salvator Rosa) / TRAVIATA (Alfredo) / ERNANI (Ernani) / RIGOLETTO (Duca)
       
1883      
04 Catania Politeama Castagnola FAUST (Faust) / LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo)
11 Genova Teatro Paganini FORZA DEL DESTINO (Don Alvaro)
12 Genova Teatro Nazionale I LOMBARDI ALLA PRIMA CROCIATA (Oronte)
       
1884      
01 Genova Teatro Nazionale TRAVIATA (Alfredo)
       
1885      
12 Montevideo Teatro Ciblis ERNANI (Elvira) / LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo) / TROVATORE (Manrico)
       
1886      
03 Rosario di Santa Fè Teatro Olimpo STAGIONE COMPAGNIA FRANCISCOLO
       
1887      
11/12 Genova Politeama Genovese JONE di E.Petrella (Glauco) / RUY BLAS (Ruy Blas) / NORMA (Pollione)
       
1888      
11 Buenos Ayres Teatro Doria ERNANI (Ernani)
       
1890      
12 Manaus Teatro Eden ERNANI (Ernani)
       
1891      
01/03 Manaus Teatro Eden BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Almaviva) / NORMA (Pollione) / RUY BLAS (Ruy Blas) / AIDA (Radames) / BALLO IN MASCHERA (Riccardo) / LINDA DI CHAMONIX (Carlo)
Source for the chronology the extraordinary Website of Roberto Marcocci, unfortunately it is misfiled under the name Aironi.

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