Giovanni Zenatello


Picture of Giovanni Zenatello as Tannhäuser
Tannhäser
Only Tannhäser at the Manhattan Opera House (New York) of Oscar Hammerstein during the 1909/1910 season:
Tannhauser (in Italian) with Mariette Mazarin (Elizabeth); Maurice Renaud (Wolfram) and Augusta Doria (Venus)
on December 10, 13, 22 (only 3 performances… and never more in his career)

Picture of Giovanni Zenatello

Giovanni Zenatello sings La Traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti
In RA Format

Giovanni Zenatello sings Otello: Dio, mi potevi
In RA Format

I wish to thank Thomas Silverbörg for the picture and recordings.

In Aida
As Radames

Repertory

Pagliacci (Silvio)- Belluno, April 1898
Cavalleria Rusticana (Alfio)- Belluno 1898
Mignon (Laerte)- Napoli, January 1899
Pagliacci (Tonio)- Napoli 1899
Pagliacci (Canio)- Napoli March 1899
Il Trovatore- Napoli, June 1899
Faust- Napoli, 29 July 1899
Lucia di Lammermoor- Napoli, 11 August 1899
Il Falconiere- Catania, 3 September 1899
Cavalleria Rusticana - Catania, 1899
Carmen- Catania, 1899
La Boheme- Corato, 1900
La Forza del Destino- Corato, 1900
Un Ballo in Maschera- Cosenza, Spring 1900
Rigoletto- Cosenza, Spring 1900
Il Violino di Cremona- Napoli, 2 June 1900
I Pescatori di Perle- Napoli, 27 October 1900
La Traviata- Napoli, 7 November 1900
Aida- Siracusa, November 1900
Ruy Blas- Malta, 10 January 1901
Agnese Visconti- Malta, February 1901
Andrea Chenier- Suzarra, 12? August 1901
I Maestri Cantori- Lisboa, 5? February 1902
Iris- Palermo, 22 February 1902
Manon Lescaut- Rio de Janeiro, 11 August 1902
Mefistofele- Rio de Janeiro, 13 August 1902
Tosca- Rio de Janeiro, 17 September 1902
Il Guarany- Rio de Janeiro, 25 September 1902
La Dannazion di Faust- Milano, 22 December 1902
Oceana- Milano, 22 January 1903
Siberia- Milano, 19 December 1903
Germania- Milano, 9 February 1903
Madama Butterfly- Milano, 17 February 1903
Gli Ugonotti- Rio de Janeiro, 27 September 1904
Adriana Lecouvreur- Roma, 18 February 1905
La Cabrera- Roma, 12 March 1905
Manuel Menendez- Roma, 12 March 1905
Edgar- Buenos Aires, 8 July 1905
Loreley- Buenos Aires, 23 July 1905
Vita Bretone- Buenos Aires, 15 August 1905
La Dama di Picche- Milano, 18 Janury 1906
La Figlia di Jorio- Milano, 22 April 1906
Fedora- London, 5 November 1906
La Gioconda- Milano, 15 January 1907
Gloria- Milano, 15 April 1907
Sansone e Dalila- Buenos Aires, 14 July 1907
Otello- London, 1 july 1908
Tess- London, 14 July 1909
La Fanciulla del West- Boston, 17 Janury 1912
I Gioelli dell Madonna- Philadelphia, 23 November 1912
Louise- Boston, 4 January 1913
Masaniello- Chicago, 4 October 1915
L'Amore dei tre Re- Boston, 15 November 1915
I wish to thank Tom Kaufman for giving me access to his unpublished Zenatello chronology.
Nina Zenatello-Consolaro-"Giovanni Zenatello, tenore", Nova Stampa, Verona, 1976.

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