Octave Dua

28 February 1882 (Ghent)-8 March 1952 (Brussels)

Picture of  Octave Dua

Repertory


Liva (Nagel, Composer Van der Meulen)-Ghent, Royal Opera, 16 October 1903
The Bartered Bride (Vasek)-Brussels, Monnaie, 23 February 1907
Salome (Jew)-Brussels, Monnaie, 25 March 1907
Fortunio (Landry) -Brussels, Monnaie, 4 January 1908
Le Chemineau (Toinet)-Brussels, Monnaie, 14 February 1908
Les Jumeaux de Bergame (Arlequin ainé) -Brussels, Monnaie, 30 March 1908
Madama Butterfly (Goro) -Brussels, Monnaie, 29 October 19099
Eros vainqueur (Une voix) -Brussels, Monnaie, 7 March 1910
La Dorise (Dancing Master) -Brussels, Monnaie, 10 April 1910
Iphigénie en Aulide (A young Greek) -Brussels, Monnaie, 26 April 1910
Elektra (A young servant) -Brussels, Monnaie, 26 May 1910
Don Quichotte (Juan) -Brussels, Monnaie, 14 March 1910
Ivan le terrible (A peasant) -Brussels, Monnaie, 20 October 1910
Quo Vadis (A young Christian) -Brussels, Monnaie, 26 November 1910
Ceci n'est pas un conte (Pierrot) -Brussels, Monnaie, 27 January 1911
Manon Lescaut (Edmond) -Brussels, Monnaie, 10 February 1911
Feuersnot (Tulbeck) -Brussels, Monnaie, 16 March 1911
L'Enfance du Christ (Soloist) -Brussels, Monnaie, 28 March 1911
Oudelette (Paschal) -Brussels, Monnaie, 11April 1912
Königskinder (The Merchant of Balais) -Brussels, Monnaie, 25 October 1912
Le Chant de la cloche (Martin Pyk) -Brussels, Monnaie, 21 November 1912
La Fanciulla del West (Nick) -Brussels, Monnaie, 17 November 1913
I Gioielli della Madonna (Biaso) -Brussels, Monnaie, 17 October 1913
Venise (Prevalls) -Brussels, Monnaie, 8 November 1913
Parsifal (First Knight) -Brussels, Monnaie, 2 January 1914
Pénélope (Laertes) -Brussels, Monnaie, 1 December 1913
Proserpine (Orlando) -Brussels, Monnaie, 7 April 1913
Louise (Roi des fous)-Chicago, 1915/6
Das Rheingold (Mime)-Chicago, 1915/6
Lucia di Lammermoor (Arturo)-Chicago, 1915/6
Dinorah (Corentino)-Chicago, 1917/8
L'Heure Espagnole (Torquemada)-London, Covent Garden, 24 July 1919
Boris Godunov (Simpleton)-New York, MET, 24 November 1919
Carmen (Remendado) -New York, MET, 27 November 1919
Oberon (Sherasmin) -New York, MET, 1 December 1919
Samson et Dalila (Philistine Messenger) -New York, MET, 10 December 1919
Marouf (Chief Sailor) -New York, MET, 20 December 1919
L'Oiseau Bleu (Sugan) -New York, MET, 27 December 1919
Le Prophète (Jona) -New York, MET, 2 February 1920
Manon (Guillot) -New York, MET, 6 March 1920
Tristan und Isolde (Shepherd) -New York, MET, 20 November 1920
Don Carlos (Herald) -New York, MET, 3 January 1920
The Love of the three Oranges (Trufaldino)-Chicago, 1921/2
Les Huguenots (Moine) -London, Covent Garden, 30 May 1927
Turandot (Altoum) -London, Covent Garden, 7 June 1927
Siegfried (Mime) -London, Covent Garden, 24 September 1935
Don Pasquale (Notario) -London, Covent Garden, 21 April 1937
La Bohème (Benoit, Alcindoro) -London, Covent Garden, 29 November 1937
Dua sang many more roles. He started by singing first tenor lyrical parts.
Reference: Richard T. Soper Belgian Opera Houses and Singers. The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1999.

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