Ettore Cesa-Bianchi

April 28 1884 Milano - October 17, 1952

Picture of Ettore Cesa-Bianchi
Picture of Ettore Cesa-Bianchi
Picture of Ettore Cesa-Bianchi
Since 1895, Cesa-Bianchi studied cello at the Conservatory in Milano. There his voice was discovered and he decided to study singing. He moved to Bologna to study with Emilia Corsi.

He made his debut in 1911 as Lohengrin at the Verdi in Pavia. Lohengrin became his best role.

During the season 1912-13, he sang Lohengrin at La Scala. There, he also sang Huon. He was again at La Scala in 1924 to sing Siegmund.

He specialized firstly in Wagner roles. In 1926, he sang Parsifal and Siegmund in Rio de Janeiro.

In 1921 and 1926m he sang at the Comunale in Bologna Tristan.

In 1929, he sang in Roma Florestan.

He made guest appearances in Buenos Aires (Colón), Barcelona (Liceo) and the major Opera Houses in Italy with great success. His repertory included also: Max, Walther, Erik, Samson, Edgardo, Werther, Cavaradossi, Alfredo, Pollione, Giasone, ...

12 Pavia Teatro Fraschini LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
03 Trieste Teatro Verdi LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
12 Milano Teatro La Scala LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
01/02 Milano Teatro La Scala OBERON (Huon)
05/08 Buenos Ayres Teatro Colon LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin) / OBERON (Huon) / MAESTRI CANTORI DI NORIMBERGA (Walter)
11 Bologna Teatro Comunale LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
12 Torino Teatro Regio LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
02 Verona Teatro Filarmonico LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
01 Torino Politeama Chiarella LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo)
08 Brescia Teatro Sociale WERTHER (Werther)
10 Parma Politeama Reinach LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (Edgardo)
12 Verona Teatro Ristori TOSCA (Cavaradossi) / TRAVIATA (Alfredo)
10 Ferrara Teatro Comunale LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
10 Verona Teatro Nuovo LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
01 Madrid Teatro Reale LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
02 Parma Teatro Regio LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
04 Palermo Teatro Massimo LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
11 Bologna Teatro Comunale TRISTANO E ISOTTA (Tristano)
12 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos TRISTANO E ISOTTA (Tristano)
01/02 Lisbona Teatro San Carlos LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin) / PARSIFAL (Parsifal)
10 Milano Teatro Dal Verme LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
02 Torino Teatro Regio WALKIRIA (Siegmund)
11 Milano Teatro La Scala WALKIRIA (Siegmund)
12 Torino Teatro Regio NORMA (Pollione)
01 Mantova Teatro Sociale LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin) / WALKIRIA (Siegmund)
03 Napoli Teatro San Carlo LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
07 Rio de Janeiro Teatro Municipal PARSIFAL (Parsifal) / SANSONE E DALIDA (Sansone) / WALKIRIA (Siegmund)
08 San Paolo Teatro Municipal WALKIRIA (Siegmund)
10 Bologna Teatro Comunale TRISTANO E ISOTTA (Tristano)
02 Torino Teatro Regio FIDELIO (Florestano)
12 Napoli Teatro San Carlo LA VESTALE (Giasone)
05 Melbourne Her Majesty LOHENGRIN (Lohengrin)
03 Roma Teatro dell'Opera FIDELIO (Florestano)

2524  BETTINELLI: Bimba non t'avvicinar 	 
2525  BETTINELLI: Strimpellata al tramonto
Source for the chronology, pictures and discography the extraordinary Website of Roberto Marcocci.

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