Fernand Ansseau

1890 (Boussu-Bois)-1972 (Bruxelles)

Picture of Fernand Ansseau in Cavalleria Rusticana
Fernand Ansseau in Cavalleria Rusticana

 Ansseau as Radames
Radames
Ansseau studied at the music school of Dour, at the Mons Conservatory and at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels with Demest.

Fernand Ansseau sings Lohengrin: Atmest du nicht, in French
In RA Format

Fernand Ansseau sings Monna Vanna: Elle est à moi
In RA Format
I would like to thank Ashot Arakelyan for the recording (Lohengrin).
I would like to thank Thomas Silverboerg for the recording (Monna Vanna).
Repertory

Hérodiade-Dijon, Municipal, 1913
Carmen-Dijon, Municipal, 1913-4
Cavalleria rusticana-Dijon, Municipal, 1913-4
La Favorite-Dijon, Municipal, 1913-4
Rigoletto-Dijon, Municipal, 1913-4
Faust-Dijon, 1913-4
Louise-Dijon, 1913-4
Les Barbares-Dijon, 1913-4
Paillasse-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
Samson et Dalila-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
Messaline-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
Manon-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
Werther-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
Tosca-Brussels, Th. Des galeries, 1914-8
La Muette de Portici-Brussels, Monnaie, 1918
Roméo et Juliette-Brussels, Monnaie, 1918-20
Alceste-Brussels, Monnaie, 1918-20
Aida-Brussels, Monnaie, 1918-20
Les contes d'Hoffmann-Monte Carlo, Garnier, 12 February 1921
La damnation de Faust-Monte Carlo, Garnier, 15 February 1921
Orphée-Paris, Opéra-Comique, 11 October 1921
Le cantique des cantiques-Monte Carlo, Garnier, 18 February 1922
Lohengrin-Paris, Opéra, 1922
Tannhäuser-Paris, Opéra, 1922
Grisélidis--Paris, Opéra, 29 November 1922
Monna Vanna- Chicago, Auditorium, 1923
L'amour des trois rois- Chicago, Auditorium, 1924-5
Resurrection- Chicago, Auditorium, 1925-6
Sapho- Chicago, Auditorium, 1927-8
La force du destin-Brussels, Monnaie, 24 October 1931
Judas Macchabée-Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 1935
Reference: Les Grandes Voix du Hainaut, à l'époque du 78 tours, Belgium, 1985.
Richard T. Soper: Belgian Opera Houses and Singers, The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1999.
I wish to thank Claude Ribou for the picture as Radames.

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