Salvatore Puma

(1920-2007)

Picture of Puma as Canio

Salvatore Puma as Canio

Picture of Puma



Salvatore Puma sings Otello: Ora e per sempre addio
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Salvatore Puma sings Otello: Nium tema
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Salvatore Puma sings Iris: Apri la tua finestra
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I wish to thank Daniele Godor for the recording (Iris).
Biographical Notes


Salvatore Puma was born on May 6th, 1920, in Racalmuto, in the province of Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.

He studied singing in Parma and later in Milan with the former baritone Emilio Ghiradini.

His debut was on April 10, 1949 at the Teatro Rossini, in Pesaro, as Radames in "Aida".

Salvatore Puma sang in all the most important Italian theatres and in the music festivals of Verona (Arena), Torre del Lago (Puccini Festival), Florence (Maggio Musicale Florentino) and Rome (Terme di Caracalla). Besides, he sang in Paris, Strasbourg, Vienna, Brusels, Ámsterdam, Copenhagen, Malta, Hamburg, Munich, Zurich, Bucharest, Budapest, Sophia, Belgrade, La Coruña, Tokyo and Osaka. In the United States he sang in Philadelphia, New Orleáns, Miami and Hartford. In Latin America he sang in Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago de Chile..

Salvatore Puma belonged to a kind of singer almost completely "extint" in our days: the "lirico spinto" tenor. He had the "bad luck" to coincide in time and place with plenty of tenors who sang the same repertoire: Vasco Campagnano, Mario Fillipeschi, Roberto Turrini, Umberto Borsò, Giuseppe Vertecchi, Kurt Baum, Achile Braschi, Mario Ortica, Antonio Annaloro, Gastone Limarilli, Luigi Ottolini, Angelo Lo Forese, Rafael Lagares, José Soler, Carlos Guichandut, Primo Zambruno, Pier Miranda Ferraro, not to mention THE TITANS, Mario del Monaco and Franco Corelli, and the emergent Carlo Bergonzi and Flaviano Labò. In our times, Salvatore Puma would be unrivalled.

He had a normal repertoire of 25 tenor roles. His best role and the one he sang most frequently was, undoubtly, Manrico in "Il Trovatore" , closely followed by Andrea in "Andrea Chenier" , Radames in "Aida" and Turiddu in "Cavalleria Rusticana". He was also successful in "Pagliacci", "Norma", "Carmen", "Turandot", "Manon Lescaut" and "Tosca". He included roles from the very lyric Edgardo in "Lucia di Lammermoor", the Duke in "Rigoletto" and Alfredo in "La Traviata· to Johnson in "La fanciulla del West", Enzo in "La Gioconda" and the main roles in "Ernani" and "Otello".

He appeared, less frequently, as Luigi in "Il Tabarro", Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly", Osaka in "Iris", Giorgio in "Amica", Maurizio in "Adriana Lecouvreur" and the title role in "Lohengrin".

He was also asked to sing in rarely performed operas, such as:
"Nozze Istriane" (Antonio Smareglia) (role: Lorenzo)
"Giuliano de'Medici" (Rodolfo Del Corona) (role: Giuliano)
"La Madre" (Donato Di Veroli) (role: Il figlio)
"Fedra" (Ildebrando Pizzetti) (role: Ippolito)
"Requiem per Elisa" (Roberto Hazon) (role: Elio)
"Margot" (Nuccio Fiorda) (role: Pierre)
"Oceana" (Antonio Smareglia) (role: Init)
"Don Carlo" (Pasquale Bona) (role: Don Carlo)
"Il Prigioniero" (Luigi Dallapiccola) (roles: Il carceriere/l'inquisitore)
"Una storia d'altri tempi" (Dino Milella) (Heathcliff)


He had a contract to sing in Florence, in 1951, the role of Arrigo in "I Vespri Siciliani" with Maria Callas. But after the first rehearsals he was not considered adequate and was replaced at the last moment by Greek tenor Giorgio Kokolios Bardi.

Another artistic failure was in Mexico City. He had to sing two performances of "Il trovatore" (May 1953), but during the first one he sang completely out of tune and the audience reaction was so terrible that the second performances had to be postponed until Puma was recoverd. He sang his second Manrico in Mexico with correction but he had already been judged by critics and public.

He sang in Chile, during the 1953 season and very soon became a favourite, mainly in "Andrea Chenier". He was so pleased with Chilean public that he accepted to sing the role of the Duke in "Rigoletto". The tenor scheduled to sing this role, the Russian Nicolai Timofeyev was a total failure in his debut and Puma was asked to sing the second performance. It was not the best Duke in the history of the Chilean theatre, but he saved the situation with honours.

Puma had a long career, from 1949 to 1977. It is true that his was not the best tenor voice in his time and that his career developed mainly in Italian provincial theaters, but he was a sincere and honest artist, of a kind that we find no more in these times. During the last years of his career he sang namely in theaters of Southern Italy and his last performances took place in April 1978, at the Teatro Bellini in Catania, singing the role of Andrei Kovansky in Moussorgsky's "KhovantscinaX" with Boris Christoff and Raffaele Ariè.

Puma left few and very scarce commercial records (for CETRA, in 78 rpm), but his voice can be fully appreciated in the live performances of "Il tabarro" (Hamburg, 1953) and "Iris" (Milan, 1956).

Salvatore Puma died in Rome on March 16, 2007 of a heart disease (an aorta burst), at 86 years old.

SALVATORE PUMA'S CHRONOLOGY


1949

PESARO- Teatro Rossini (DEBUT) (April 10) (1 performance)
AIDA: Anna de Cavalieri (s), Britta Divinal (ms),Aldo Protti (bt), Marco Stefanoni (bs): Salvatore Indovino ©

MESSINA- Palazzo Municipale (July 3) (1 performance)
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Carla Castellani (s), Gilda Alfano (ms), Pablo Vidal (bt), Luigi Mida (bs), Bruno Carmassi (bs): Vincenzo Marini ©

PISTOIA- Teatro Manzoni (November)
PAGLIACCI: Anita de Alba (s), Igino Zangheri (bt), Lois (bt): Paolo Lo Monaco ©

1950

LIVORNO- Teatro Goldoni (May 30) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Luciana Veroni (s), Attilia Antonelli (ms), Gino Orlandini (bt): Mario Braggio ©

CASTEL S. GIOVANNI- Arena Augustea (August 25) (1 performance)
IL TROVATORE: Lucia Vetta (s), Angela Brambilla (ms), Carlo Torregiani (bt), Egidio Consolari (bs): Paolo Lo Monaco ©

CENTO- Teatro Comunale (November 16) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Pina Rollandi (s), Jolanda Gardino (ms), Anselmo Colzani (bt), Gianetto Zini (bs): Giuseppe Podestà ©

VENEZIA- Teatro La Fenice (December 26, 31. 1951 January 2)
ERNANI: Caterina Mancini (s), Carlo Tagliabue (bt), Tancredi Pasero (bs): Antonino Votto ©

1951

LA SPEZIA- Teatro Monteverde (January 24)
IL TROVATORE: Adriana Martinelli (s), Lina Zinetti (ms), Luigi Borgonovo (bt), Gino Calò (bs): Olimpio Ferrarotti (c)

S. ILARIO D'ENZA (Ferrara) (January 27) (1 performance)
RIGOLETTO: Maria Dalla Spezia (s), Salvatore Lo Capo (bt): Nino Jacopetti ©

S.ILARIO D'ENZA (Ferrara) (January 28) (1 performance)
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Maria Dalla Spezia (s), Belloli (bt): Luigi Malatesta ©

CATANIA - Teatro Massimo-Bellini (March 21) (3 performances)
IL TABARRO: Bruna Fabrini (s), Jole De Maria (ms), Antonio Manca Serra (bt): Vincenzo Bellezza ©
GIANNI SCHICCHI: Maria Luisa Gavioli (s), Benvenuto Franci (bt): V. Bellezza ©

PISTOIA- Piazza del Duomo all'Aperto (July 28, 29)
IL TROVATORE: Delia Sanzio Montesanto (s), Jolanda Gardino (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Carlo Gasperini (bs): Mario Terni ©

RIO DE JANEIRO- Teatro Municipal (September 14)
CONCERT (RED CROSS BENEFIT) (Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Disma De Cecco, Elena Nicolai, Giuseppe Campora, Enzo Mascherini, Paolo Silveri, Antonio Salsedo, Boris Christoff and pianists Nino Gaioni and Enrico Sivieri). Puma sang 'Un dì all'azzurro spazio' from "Andrea Chenier".

ASTI- Teatro Alfieri (December 16)
ERNANI: Carla Castellani (s), Antenore Reali (bt), Vittorio Reali (bs) Vincenzo Marini ©

1952

LONIGO- Teatro Comunale (March 22) (2 performances)
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Delia Sanzio (s), Irma Colasanti (ms), Romano Roma (bt), Ottavio Serpo (bs), Ugo Novelli (bs): Giacomo Savini Sansoni ©)

LUINO- Teatro Sociale (March 26)
ANDREA CHENIER: Matilde Scarioni (s), Ernesto Vezzosi (bt): Arrigo Guarnieri ©

LA SPEZIA- Teatro Monteverdi (April 25) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Aurora Lintura (s), Aldo Protti (bt): Mario Braggio ©

BONDENO- Teatro Orfeo (May 2, 3)
ANDREA CHENIER: Adalgisa Savi (s), Aldo Protti (bt): Giacomo Savini Sansone ©

SALÒ- Teatro Comunale (June 8)
NORMA: Aurora Lintura (s), Letizia Del Col (ms), Ugo Novelli (bs): Enrico Pessina (c)

GARLASCO (Pavia)- (June 29)
ANDREA CHENIER. Franca Mercenaro (s), Oreste Fracchia (bt): Enrico Pessina ©

MILANO- Teatro Nuovo (July 9) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Anita Cerquetti (s), Gina Consolandi (ms), Romano Roma (bt), Gino Caló (bs): Mario Terni ©

CASALMAGGIORE- Teatro Sociale (August 16) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Carmen Marchi (s), Irma Colasanti (ms), Piero Campolonghi (bt), Gianneto Zini (bs): Silvio Tagliapietra ©

CARPI- Teatro Comunale (August 19)
TURANDOT: Margherita Casals Mantovani (s), Dina Mizzi (s), Enzo Feliciati (bs): Renzo Martini ©

CARPI- Teatro Comunale (August 22)
RIGOLETTO: Maria Dalla Spezia (s), Giuseppe Manacchini (bt), Enzo Feliciati (bs): Renzo Martini ©

SALSOMAGGIORE- Arena Parco (September 1st)
RIGOLETTO: Maria Dalla Spezia (s), Bianca Montali (ms), Giuseppe Manacchini (bt), Enzo Feliciati (bs): Renzo Martini (c)

SALSOMAGGIORE - Teatro Nuovo (September)
NORMA: Adelina Cambi (s), Gina Consolando (ms), Ugo Novelli (bs): Tomasso Benintende ©

ROVERETO- Teatro Zandonai (September 27) (2 performances)
NORMA: Aurora Lintura (s), Leticia Del Col (ms), Vittorio Tatozzi (bs): Ino Savini ©

GALLARATE (Varese)- Teatro Nuevo (October 18)
TURANDOT: Mariani (s), Ruggeri (s), Ottavio Serpo (bt), Gino Calò (bs)

LONIGO - Teatro Comunale (October 25) (2 performances)
MANON LESCAUT: Nuccia Ogliari (s), Leo Piccioli (bt), Pasquale Lombardo (bs): Giacomo Savini Sansoni ©

CATANIA- Teatro Massimo Bellini (November 13) (3 performances)
AIDA: Antonieta Stella (s), Elena Nicolai (ms), Giangiacomo Guelfi (bt), Giuseppe Modesti (bs): Otto Ackermann ©

1953

PHILADELPHIA- Academy of Music (Philadelphia La Scala Opera Co.) (January 13)
AIDA: Herva Nelli (s), Jean Madeira (ms), Claudio Frigerio (bt), Tomás Cavada (bs): Carlo Moresco ©

MANTOVA- Teatro Sociale (February 5) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Gigliola Frazzoni (s), Gino Bechi (bt): Franco Patané ©

TORINO- Testro Nuevo (May) (1 performance)
IL TROVATORE: Antonieta Stella (s), Dora Minarchi (ms), Filippo Maero (bt), Giorgio Tozzi (bs): Giulio Gedda ©

CIUDAD DE MEXICO- Teatro de las Bellas Artes (May 30 and June 3) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Herva Nelli (s), Elena Nicolai (ms), Robert Weede (bt), Ignacio Rufino (bs): De Fabritiis (c)

HAMBURG: Norddeutschen Rundfunks (21 June)
IL TABARRO: Nora de Rosa (Lenotti) (s), Ebe Ticozzi (ms)m Ettore Bastianini (bt), Eraldo Coda (bs): Mario Cordone © Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks (Hamburg)
Remark: The young Peruvian tenor Luigi Alva sang the role of "Venditore di canzonette"

LA CORUÑA- Teatro Colón (Primer Festival de Opera- August 10-14)
IL TROVATORE: Lidia Serafini (s), María Teresa Estremera (ms), Anselmo Colzani (bt), Enrique Vázquez Yebra (bs): José Luis Lloret © (August 10)
TOSCA: Lidia Serafini (s), Anselmo Colzani (bt): José Luis Lloret © (August 12)
PAGLIACCI: Luisa Malagrida (s), Anselmo Colzani (bt), Giulio Fioravante (bt), César Munain (t): José Luis Lloret © (August 14)

SANTIAGO- Teatro Municipal (September and October)
AIDA: Marcela de la Cerda (s), Marta Rose (ms), Alberto López (bt): Dante Betteo © September 16, 19
PAGLIACCI: Gloria Alcázar (s), Víctor Damiani (bt), Mario Plazaola (bt): Roberto Puelma ©: September 18
ANDREA CHENIER: Marcela de la Cerda (s)/Regina Middleton (s), Marta Rose (ms), Víctor Damiani (bt): Juan Casanova Vicuña © September 26, 30. October 4.
TOSCA: Angélica Montes (s)/Gloria Alcázar (s), Alberto López (bt): Roberto Puelma ©/Enrique Giusti ©: October 2, 22
RIGOLETTO: Lina Rossetti (s), Delia Durán (ms), Víctor Damiani (bt): Enrique Giusti ©: October 8.

BUDRIO - Teatro Consorziale (December 23)
IL TROVATORE: Maria Luisa Nache (s), Emy Bevilacqua (ms), Enrico Lipparini (bt), Giulio Montano (bs): Enrico Pessina ©

BUDRIO- Teatro Consorziale (December 26)
PAGLIACCI: Berri (s), Enrico Lipparini (bt): Enrico Pessina ©

1954

PARMA- Teatro Regio ( January 17))
NORMA: Caterina Mancini (s), Elena Nicolai (ms), Agostino Ferrin (bs): Ottavio Ziino ©(January 17, 19) (2 performances)
AIDA: Anita Corridori (s), Elena Nicolai (ms), Enzo Viaro (bt), Guglielmo Ferrara (bs): Giuseppe Podestà © (January 21) (1 performance)

TORINO- Teatro Carignano (February 6)
IL TROVATORE: M. Scarioni (s), Licia Galvano (ms), Antenore Reali (bt), Vittorio Relai (bs): Antonio Guarnieri ©

MANTOVA- Teatro Sociale (February 14) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Adelina Cambi (s), Laura Bocca (ms), Enrico Lipparini (bt): Corrado Benvenuto ©

CREMONA- Teatro Ponchielli (February) (2 performances)
CARMEN: Mafalda Masini (ms), Aureliana Beltrami (s), Piero Campolonghi (bt): Federico Del Cupolo ©

LONIGO- Teatro Comunale (March 27) (2 performances)
CARMEN: Mafalda Masini (ms), Elvira Galassi (s), Piero Campolonghi (bt): Giacomo Savini Sansoni ©

GENOVA- Teatro Augustus (April 30) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Nuccia Ogliari (s), Romano Roma (bt): Mario Terni ©

SAN REMO - Teatro delle Palme (July 20) (2 performances)
AIDA: Antonieta Stella (s), Adriana Lazzarini (ms), Carlo Tagliabue (bt), Marco Stefanoni (bs): Alberto Erede ©

CALTAGIRONE- Teatro Metropol (September 15) (2 performances)
CARMEN: Franca Sacchi (ms), Carmen Piccini (s), Manuel Spatafora (bt): Ottsavio Ziino ©

LIVORNO- Teatro Goldoni (September 26) (3 performances)
ISABEAU: Gigliola Frazzoni (s), Adriana Lazzarini (ms), Piero Guelfi (bt), Bruno Carmassi (bs): Mario Parenti ©

PRATO- Teatro Metastasio (October 23) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Claudia Parada (s), Anna Ravelli (ms), Piero Campolonghi (bt), Ugo Novelli: Franco Patanè ©

PISA- Teatro Verdi (October 30) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Claudia Parada (s), Anna Ravelli (ms), Piero Campolonghi (bt), Ilio Mannocchi (bs): Franco Patanè ©

VERCELLI - Teatro Civico (November 18) (2 performances)
PAGLIACCI: Raffaella Ferrari (s), Romano Roma (bt), Umberto Borghi (bt): Ino Savini ©

TRIESTE- Teatro Verdi (December 14) (4 performances)
NOZZE ISTRIANE (Antonio Smareglia) (Rol: Lorenzo): Gigliola Frazzoni (s), Marco Spatafora (bt), Silvio Maionica (bs): Luigi Toffolo ©

1955

MODENA- Teatro Comunale (February 5) (2 performances)
CARMEN: Franca Sacchi/ Amalia Pini (ms), Mirilla Freni (s), Anselmo Colzani (bt): Mario Terni ©

LIVORNO- Teatro Goldoni (February 26) (2 performanes)
GIULIANO DE' MEDICI (Rodolfo Del Corona) (protagonista): Mafalda Micheluzzi (s), Afro Poli (bt), Lido Pettini, Paolo Washington (bs): Mario Parenti ©

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (March 10) (3 performances)
MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Magda Olivero (s), Dino Mantovani (bt): Federico Del Cupolo (c)

CATANIA-Teatro Bellini (March 30) (2 performances)
LA MADRE (Donato Di Veroli) (Rol: Il figlio): Vittoria Calma, Giuliana Ghilardi, Dino Mantovani (bt): Antonio Narducci ©

CASERTA- Teatro Della Reggia (June 11)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Teresa Apolei (s), Aurora Cattelani (ms), Enzo Viaro (bt): Franco Patanè ©

PISTOIA- Piazza del Duomo ( July 23) (2 performances)
MANON LESCAUT: Magda Olivero (s), Giorgio Georgetti (bt), Umberto Frisaldi (bs): Mario Cordone (c)

CHIAVARI- Teatro Cantero (August 5)
CARMEN: Wanda Madonna (ms), Rosanna Prandi (ms), Aurelio Oppicelli (bt)

RIMINI- Piazza Cavour (Arena) (August 10) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Claudia Parada (s), Carlo Tagliabue (bt): Ottavio Marini ©

MONTECATINI TERME- Teatro Adriano (August 18)
PAGLIACCI: Aida Sterlich (s), Carlo Meliciani (bt): Graziano Mucci ©

LECCO- Teatro Nuevo (August)
PAGLIACCI: Raffaella Ferrari (s), Romano Roma (bt), Giuseppe Zecchillo (bt): Mario Terni ©

SONDRIO- Teatro Pedretti (September 3) (2 performances)
CARMEN: Wanda Madonna (ms), Cristina Di Giorgio (s), Domenico Malatesta (bt): Rino Castagnino ©

VIGEVANO- Teatro Cagnoni (October 8) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Claudia Parada (s), Enzo Mascherini (bt): Federico Del Cupolo

ALESSANDRIA- Teatro Marini (October 10) (2 performances)
CARMEN: M. Masini (ms), C. Piccini (s), Aurelio Oppicelli (bt): Rino Castagnino ©

FIRENZE- Teatro della Pergola (October 13) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Marcella De Osma (s), Gina Consolandi (ms), Piero Cappuccilli (bt), Guerrando Rigiri (bs): Mario Cordone ©

TORINO- Teatro Carignano (November 9) (3 performances)
AMICA (Mascagni) (Rol: Giorgio): Gigliola Frazzoni (s), Giangiacomo Guelfi (bt): Oliviero De Fabritiis ©

1956

CREMONA- Teatro Ponchielli (February 7) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Luisa Maragliano (s), Aldo Protti (bt): Federico Del Cupolo ©

LONIGO- Teatro Comunale (March 18) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Claudia Parada (s), Piero Campolonghi (bt): Nello Santi ©

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (March) (1 performance)
MANON LESCAUT: Elisabetta Barbato (s), Afro Poli (bt), Bruno Carmassi (bs): Oscar Massa ©

MILANO- Teatro Della Fiera (July 6)
AIDA: Gertrude Ribla (s), Franca Sacchi (ms), Dino Dondi (bt), Romeo Morisani (bs): Mario Cordone ©

BOLOGNA- Giardini Margherita (August 25) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Adriana Guerrini (s), Mario Zanasi (bt): I Savini (c)

TORINO- Studi R.A.I. (Auditorium di Torino) ( September 6)
IRIS: Magda Olivero (s), Saturno Meletti (bt), Giulio Neri (bs): Angelo Questa ©

TOKYO- Teatro Takarazuka (September 30. October 10,12)
AIDA: Luciana Bertolli (s), Giulietta Simionato (ms), Giangiacomo Guelfi (bt), Carlo Cava (bs), Antonio Cassinelli (bs) (September 30)
TOSCA: Luciana Bertolli (s), Giuseppe Taddei (bt), Carlo Cava (bs): Nino Verchi © (October 10, 12)

OSAKA- Opera (October 24)
AIDA: Luciana Bertolli (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Giangiacomo Guelfi (bt), Carlo Cava (bs), Antonio Cassinelli (bs)

1957

BARI- Teatro Piccinni ( January 1) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Luisa Maragliano (s), Giovanni Fabbri (bt) Aldo Protti (bt): Manno Wolf Ferrari

© MANTOVA- Teatro Sociale (February 21) (2 performances)
AIDA: Caterina Mancini (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Silvano Verlinghieri (bt), Carlo Cava (bs): Nino Verchi ©

BRESCIA- Teatro Grande (February 28) (3 performances)
NORMA: Lucia Kelston (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Carlo Cava (bs): Ottavio Ziini ©

TORINO- Teatro Alfieri (March 12) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER : Claudia Parada (s), Lino Puglisi (bt): Mario Braggio ©

MESTRE- Teatro Toniolo (April 3)
ANDREA CHENIER: Isabella Doran (s), Rodolfo Azzolini (bt): Enrico Pessina ©

ALESSANDRIA- Teatro Marini ( June 13, 15)
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Claudia Parada (s), Vittoria Mastropaolo (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Gianfelice De Manuelli (bs), Guido Pasella (bt): Giuseppe Podestà ©

MILANO- Teatro Della Fiera (July 4) (2 performances)
LOHENGRIN: Marcella De Osma (s), Marta Rose (ms), Nino Carta (bt), Ernesto Vezzosi (bt), Romeo Morisani (bs): Franco Patanè ©

VERONA- Arena ( July 18, 21, 23, 27)
NORMA: Anita Cerquetti (s) Giulietta Simionato (ms), Giulio Neri (bs): Francesco Molinari-Pradelli © (Puma shared the role of Pollione with Franco Corelli)

LIVORNO- Teatro Goldoni (October 5) (2 performances)
AMICA: Lydia Coppola (s), Anselmo Colzani (bt): Argeo Quadri ©

1958

ROSSIGNANO (Livorno)- Teatro Solway (January 12) (1 performance)
TURANDOT: Jane Stuart Smith (s), Aurelia Beltrami (s), Guglielmo Ferrara (bt), Agostino Ferrin (bs): Franco Patanè (c)

PORTOFERRAIO - Teatro Metropol (January 14) (1 performance)
TURANDOT: Jane Stuart Smith (s), Aurelia Beltrami (s), Guglielmo Ferrara (bt), Agostino Ferrin (bs): Franco Patanè (c)

SANREMO- Teatro del Casino (March 8) (2 performances)
MANON LESCAUT: Anna De Cavalieri (s), Enzo Sordello (bt), Virgilio Carbonari (bs): Arturo Basile ©

CATANZARO- Teatro Italia (March 12)
CARMEN: Dora Minarchi (ms), Afro Poli (bt): V. Marini ©

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (March) (1 performance)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Luisa Maragliano (s), Elena Masón (ms), Piero Guelfi (bt): O. Massa ©

LONIGO- Teatro Comunale (March 22) (1 performance)
TOSCA: Rita Saponaro (s), Orazio Gualtieri (bt): Giuseppe Patane ©

LONIGO- Teatro Comunale (March 24) (1 performance)
PAGLIACCI: Daria Grimani (s), Orazio Gualtieri (bt), Lucillo Pillon (bt): Giuseppe Patanè ©

PESARO- Palazzo dello Sport (August 10) (2 performances)
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST: Magda Olivero (s), Andrea Mongelli (bt): Ottavio Ziino ©

MILANO- Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi ( September 6)
CONCERT: Magda Olivero (s), Anna Di Cavalieri (s), Dino Dondi (bt) etc.

1959

VIENNA- Staatsoper (April)
AIDA: Leontyne Price (s), Giulietta Simionato (ms), Kostas Paskalis (bt): Lovro von Matacic (c)

FERMO- Teatro dell'Aquila (August 10) (2 performances)
MANON LESCAUT: Elisabetta Barbato (s), Mario Borriello (bt), U. Frisaldi (bs): V. Marini ©

MIRANDOLA-Teatro Nuevo (September 26) (2 performances)
PAGLIACCI: Paola Scanabucci (s), Umberto Borghi (bt), Edgard De Falce (bt): Mario Braggio ©

1960

MILAN- Teatro alla Scala (January 9) (1 performance)
FEDRA (Pizzetti): Régine Crespin (s), Marta Rose (ms), Gianpiero Malaspina (bt), Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (bs): Gianandrea Gavazzeni (C)

MILAN- Teatro alla Scala (April 26) (1 performance)
AIDA: Birgit Nilsson (s), Giulietta Simionato (ms), Cornell Mac Neill (bt), Ivo Vinco (bs): Nino Sanzogno (c)

CHIETI- Teatro Comunale (June 28)
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Amelia Benvenuti (s), Franco Mieli (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi

TORRE DEL LAGO- Teatro all'aperto-l Puccini Festival (August 5)
IL TABARRO: Luciana Bertoli (s), Attilio D'Orazi (bt): Octavio Ziino ©

1961

PHILADELPHIA- Academy of Music (Philadelphia Lyric Opera Co.) (March 8)
MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Renata Tebaldi (s), Regina Sarfaty (ms), Enzo Sordello (bt): Julius Rudel (c)

PALERMO- Teatro Massimo (June 3)
CONCERTO BELLINIANO: Renata Scotto (s), Lucille Udovich (s), Anna Fioroni (ms): Ottavio Ziino
(C). Puma sang "Meco all'altar di Venere" from "Norma". (Puritani: "Qui la voce sua soave". Renata Scotto, sop.
"Vaga luna che inargenti", arietta. R. Scotto, sop.
Il Pirata: "Col sorriso d'innocenza". L. Udovich, sop.
La Sonnambula : "Ah, non credea mirarti". R. Scotto, sop.
Norma. Finale di "Meco all'altar di venere". S. Puma, ten.
Norma. Stretta finale di "Mira o Norma". L. Udovich, sop. G. Fioroni, ms.
I Puritani: "Qui la voce sua soave". Renata Scotto, sop.)

ENNA- Castello di Lombardia (August 9) (2 performances)
NORMA: Claudia Parada (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Salvatore Catania (bs): Giuseppe Morelli (C)

AREZZO-Teatro Petrarca (December 28) (3 performances)
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: Simona Dall'Argine (s), Maria Luisa Carboni (ms), Vittoria Calma, Carlo Meliciani (bt): G. Mucci (c)

1962

ENNA- Castello di Lombardia (July 19) (2 performances)
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: Claudia Parada (s), Amelia Benvenuti (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Attilio D'Orazi (bt): Ottavio Ziino ©

VITERBO- Teatro Unione (September)
LA TRAVIATA: Vera Montanari (s), Franco Mieli (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi (c) (Sep.4)
AIDA: Carla Ferrario (s), Anna Di Stasio (ms), Silvano Verlinghieri (bt), Salvatore Catania (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Elena Corace (s), Anna Di Stasio (ms), Raffaele De Falchi (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

ROVERETO- Teatro Zandonai (September 29) (2 performances)
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Luisa Maragliano (s), Maria Minetto (ms), Giuseppe Forgione (bt), Lado Freschi (bt), Giovanni Foiani (bs): Tristano Illesberg ©

CENTO- Teatro Comunale (October 7)
ANDREA CHENIER: Claudia Parada (s), Felice Schiavi (bt): Tommaso Benintendi
MILANO- Studi R.A.I. (December 30)
REQUIEM PER ELISA (Roberto Hazon) (Rol: Elio): Anna Maria Rovere (s), Laura Betti, Gino Orlandini: Napoleone Annovazzi ©

1963

BUCHAREST- State Theatre ( June)
AIDA: Carla Ferrario (s), Belen Amparan (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Silvano Pagliuca (bs), Salvatore Catania (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

RIMINI- Piazza Cavour (July 24)
ANDREA CHENIER: Claudia Parada (s), Piero Cappuccilli (bt): Mario Braggio ©

CESENA- Teatro Bonci (September 12)
IL TROVATORE: Lucilla Udovich (s), Maria Grazia Allegri (ms), Piero Cappuccilli (bt), Loris Gambelli (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

LUCCA- Teatro del Giglio (September 14) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Simona Dall'Argine (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Walter Monachesi (bt), Salvatore Catania (bs): Ottavio Ziino (c)

VITERBO- Teatro Unione (September) (2 performances)
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA: Elena Corace (s), Maria Luisa Carboni, Vittoria Calma, Franco Mieli (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

VALLETTA (MALTA)- Manoel Theatre (November)
IRIS: Magda Olivero (s), Guglielmo Ferrara (bt), Gino Belloni (bs).Franco Patané© November 14.
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Antoinette Miggiani (s), Licia Galvano (ms), Gisueppe Forgione (bt), Gino Belloni (bs), Guglielmo Ferrara (bs): Franco Patané © November…….

1964

BARI-Teatro Petruzzelli (January 11) (3 performances)
TURANDOT: Margherita Casals Mantovani (s), Jeannette Pilou (s), Afro Poli (bt), Sergio Pezzetti (bs): Ottavio Ziino ©

NOVARA- Teatro Coccia (January 31) (2 performances)
AIDA: Gloria Davy (s)/Margaret Tynes (s), Dora Minarchi (s), Gianni Maffeo (bt), Lorenzo Gaetani (bs): Ottavio Ziino ©

LECCE- Politeama (February 2) (1 performance)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Carla Ferrario (s), Gloria Cervi (ms), Orazio Gualtieri (bt): Federico Del Cupolo ©

ACQUI TERMI- Teatro Ariston (February 4)
IL TROVATORE: Anna Maria Antollini (s), Gianna Martinez (ms), Umberto Guerrieri (bt), Oddino Bertola (bs): Enrico Pessina (c)

ASTI- Teatro Alfieri (October)
ANDREA CHENIER: Simona Dall'Argine (s), Felice Schiavi (bt): Mario Braggio © (Oct. 24)
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Rena Gari-Falaki (s), Piero Francia (bt), Oddino Bertola (bs): Mario Braggio © (Oct. 25)

PERUGIA- Teatro Morlacchi (November 5, 7)
CARMEN: Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Tina Tarquini (s), Silvano Verlinghieri (bt):Ottavio Marini ©

1965

BRESCIA- Teatro Grande (February 28)
CARMEN: Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Jeannette Pilou (s), Dino Dondi (bt): Napoleone Annovazzi (c)

PARIS- Théâtre de Champs Elysées (April 21)
TROVATORE (Concert Version): Virginia Gordoni (s), Mimi Aarden (ms), Matteo Manuguerra (bt), Bernard Gointscharenko (bs): Martelli (?)

TIMISOARA/CLUJ (RUMANIA) (May 27, 29 June 3)
AIDA: Claudia Parada (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Silvano Pagliuca (bs), Alfonso Marchica (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

BUCHAREST (Rumania) (June 5)
BENEFIT CONCERT: Claudia Parada (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Aldo Protti (bt)

VITERBO- Teatro Unione (September 8) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Marisa Baldazzi (s), Franco Mieli (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi (c)

CALTAGIRONE- Teatro Metropol (November 29) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Liliana Pacinotti (s), Renzo Scorsoni (bt): Vittorio Machì (c)

ROVIGO- Teatro Sociale (October 29)
NORMA: Lucille Udovich (s), Gina Consolandi (ms), Plinio Clabassi (bs)

1966

CERIGNOLA- Teatro Mercadante (January 8)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Liliana Pacinotti (s), Renzo Scorsoni (bt): Vittorio Machì ©

CHIETI- Supercinema (June 15)
IL TROVATORE: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi (c)

LECCO- Piazza degli Affari (June 21)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Simona Dall'Argine (s), Silvano Carroli (bt): Alberto Zedda ©

SAN MINIATO- Piazza Dante (July 28)
IL TROVATORE: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

CIVITAVECCHIA- Fortezza (August 6)
ILTROVATORE: Irma Cepce Minutolo (s),Elda Cervo (ms), Franco Mieli (bt); Alfredo Colella (bs): Vittorio Machì ©

CHIUSI- Teatro Mascagni (September 22)
IL TROVATORE: Isabella Fitè (s), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Luigi Risani (bs): Vittorio Machì ©

JESI- Teatro Pergolesi (September 25)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Teresa Apolei (s), Gloria Cervi (ms), Afro Poli (bt): Vittorio Machì ©

PISTOIA- Teatro Manzoni (October 12)
IL TROVATORE: Isabella Fitè (s), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Luigi Risani (bs): Vittorio Machì ©

PIOMBINO- Teatro Metropol
IL TROVATORE: Isabella Fitè (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Luigi Risani (bs): Graziano Mucci ©

PORTOFERRAIO- Teatro Pietro (October 16)
IL TROVATORE: Isabella Fitè (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Luigi Risani (bs): Graziano Mucci ©

BERGAMO- Teatro Donizetti (October 27) (2 performances)
MARGOT (Nuccio Fiorda) (Rol: Pierre): Navia Maria Goltara (s): Armando Gatto ©

ASTI- Teatro Alfieri (November 12)
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR: Magda Olivero (s), Gloria Cervi (ms), Afro Poli (bt), Silvano Pagliuca (bs): Mario Braggio ©

MILAN- Rosetum (November 18)
CONCERT: "Adriana Lecouvreur" (Excerpts): Magda Olivero (s)

MARTINA FRANCA- Teatro Verdi (December 4)
IL TROVATORE: Maria di Venosa (s), Miriam Pirazzini (ms), Franco Mieli (bt), Berbardino Di Bagno (bs): Dino Milella (c)

1967

OSTUNI- Teatro Comunale (February 23)
RIGOLETTO: Giovanna Di Rocco (s), Valeria Escalar (ms), Franco Mieli (bt), Loris Gambelli (bs): Gioacchino Ligonzo ©

SAN SEVERO- Teatro Comunale (April 1) (2 performances)
TURANDOT: Mariangela Rosati (s), Giovanna Di Rocco (s), Giovanni De Angelis (bt), Edgardo Di Stasio (bs): Vincenzo Marini ©

CERIGNOLA- Teatro Mercadante (April 14) (2 performances)
OTELLO: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Guido Guarnera (bt): Giuseppe Morelli ©

VICENZA- Teatro Verdi (May 11) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Elda Fabbri (s), Maria Del Fante (ms), Giuseppe Scandola (bt): Tomasso Benintende ©

BARLETTA- Teatro all'aperto (September 1)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Eleonora Antonacci (s), Nicoletta Ciliento (ms), Sergio Brunillo (bt): Carlo Vitale ©

VITERBO- Teatro dell'Unione (September 4) (2 performances)
LA GIOCONDA: Nora López (s), Giannella Borelli (ms), Ada Finelli (ms), Renzo Scorsini (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

TERNI- Teatro Comunale (October 4 & 6)
OTELLO: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Guido Guarnera (bt): GiuseppeMorelli © (October 4)
ANDREA CHENIER: Isabella Fitè (s), Renzo Scorsoni (bt): Vittorio Machì (c) (October 6)

PISTOIA- Teatro Manzoni (October 12)
ANDRE CHENIER: Isabella Fitè (s), Ada Finelli (ms), Carlo Meliciani (bt): Vittorio Machì (c)

SIENA- Teatro dei Rinnovati (October 20) (2 performances)
RIGOLETTO: Anna Maccianti (s), Maria Grazia Allegri (ms), Piero Cappuccilli (bt), Salvatore Catania (bs): Vittorio Machì (c)

BRUSELS- Théâtre de la Monnaie (Munt) (November 7, 11) (In collaborazione con il Teatro Regio)
IL TROVATORE: Rita Orlandi-Malaspina (s-7)/Mirna Lacambra (s-11), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Renato Bruson (bt), Loris Gambelli (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

AMSTERDAM- RAI (November 16)
IL TROVATORE: Mirna Lacambra (s), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Renato Bruson (bt), Loris Gambelli (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

1968

ALCAMO - ? (June 26) IL TROVATORE: Isabella Fit
è (s), Ada Finelli (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Luigi Risani (bs): Graziano Mucci ©

TERNI- Teatro Comunale (October 2) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Maria Luisa Lo Forte (s), Giuliana Di Filippo (ms), Renzo Scorsoni (bt), Amedeo Graziano (bs): Vittorio Machì ©

SAN SEVERO- Teatro Comunale (November 30)
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Anna Maccianti (s), Giuseppe Forgione (bt): Tonino Pardo ©

1969

BUDAPEST- Erkel Theatre (January 11)
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Gabriella Déry (s), Erzsébet Komlóssy (ms), György Melis (bt), Ferenc Szalma (bs), Zsolt Bende (bs-Melitone): Miklós Lukács ©

CERIGNOLA (Foggia)- Teatro Mercandante (May 4)
DON CARLO (Opera by Pasquale Bona): Cecilia Fusco (s), Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Guido Guarnera (bt)), Alfredo Colella (bs): De Filippo ©

TARANTO- Teatro Paris (June 9)
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Envidia Ferracuti (s), Giuseppe Lamacchia (bt), Salvatore Catania (bs): Tonino Pardo ©
BENEVENTO- Anfiteatro Romano (July 5, 7)
NORMA: Mariangela Rosati (s), Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Salvatore Catania (bs): Sergio Massaron ©

TRAPANI- Villa Margherita (Luglio Musicale Trapanese) (July 10, 12)
NORMA: Mariangela Rosati (s), Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Plinio Clabassi (bs): Vincenzo Marini ©

1970

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (March) (2 performances)
MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Mienta Sighele (s), Ugo Savarese (bt): Armando Romano ©

TARANTO- Teatro Orfeo (April 8) (2 performances)
ANDREA CHENIER: Lucille Udovich (s), Giuseppe Forgione (bt): Ino Savini (c)

SIRACUSA- Anfiteatro Greco (July 15)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Mirella Parutto (s), Franco Miolli (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi (c)

BENEVENTO- Anfiteatro (July 22) (2 performances)
MANON LESCAUT: Virginia Sean (s), Giuseppe Lamacchia (bt): Mario Broggio ©

COSENZA- Teatro Randano (November 25) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Margherita Casals Mantovani (s), Piero Francia (bt): Manno Wolf Ferrari ©

CALTAGIRONE- Teatro Metropol (December 21) (2 performances)
NORMA: Mariangela Rosati (s), Laura Didier Gambardella (ms), Salvatore Catania (bs): Loris Gavarini ©

1971

BARI- Teatro Petruzzelli (January 19) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Marta Rose (ms), Nicoletta Ciliento (ms-Lola), Renzo Scorsoni (bt): Michele Marvulli ©

NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo (April 12) (1 performance)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Luisa Malagrida (s), Neda Monte(ms), Giampiero Malaspina (bt): Gerardo Garofalo ©

STUDI - RAI
OCEANA (Antonio Smariglia) (Abridged): Orietta Moscucci (s), Silvano Carroli (bt), Eftimios Michalopoulos (bt), Ferruccio Mazzoli (bs): Ferruccio Scaglia ©

TRAPANI- Villa Margherita (Luglio Musicale Trapanese) (July 21)
IL TROVATORE: Nora López (s), Laura Didier-Gambardella (ms), Franco Mieli (bt), Amedeo Graziano (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

ROMA- Terme di Caracalla (August 9) (3 performances)
AIDA: Virginia Zeani (s), Laura Didier Gambardella (ms), Lino Puglisi (bt), Mario Rinaudo (bs): Nino Verchi ©

L'AQUILLA- Teatro Comunale (December 3)
IL TROVATORE: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Mirilla Parutto (ms), Antonio Boyer (bt), Salvatore Catania (bs): Vittorio Machì ©

POTENZA- Teatro Due Torri (December 18)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Paola Buono (s), Franca Taiuti (ms), Gabriela Floresta (bt): Loris Gavarini ©

CASERTA- Teatro di Corte Della Reggia (December 22)
IL TROVATORE: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Mirella Parutto (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Bernardino Di Bagno (bs): Giuseppe Morelli ©

1972

NAPOLI- Teatro San Carlo (February 13) (2 performances)
MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Isabella Fitè (s), Giuseppe Forgione (bt): Nicola Rescigno ©

PALERMO- Teatro Massimo (February)
ANDREA CHENIER: Maria Parazzini (s), Giuseppe Floresta (bt): Giacomo Zani ©

ROMA - Terme di Caracalla (July 30) (2 performances)
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST: Floriana Cavalli (s)/Radmila Bakocevic (s), Atilio D'Orazi (bt): Ferruccio Scaglia ©

ENNA- Castello di Lombardia (August 11) (2 performances)
TOSCA: Antonietta Stella (s), Antonio Boyer (bt): Vittorio Machì ©

ADRIA - Teatro Comunale (September 12) (2 performances)
TOSCA: Gianna Galli (s), Lino Puglisi (bt): Enrico Pessina ©

REGGIO CALABRIA - Teatro Cilea (December 22)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Jone Jori (s), Elena Carli (ms), Nazzareno Macrì (bt): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

1973

PALERMO- Teatro Massimo (June)
TOSCA: Marcella Pobbe (s), Lino Puglisi (bt): Vittorio Machì ©

1974

NAPLES- Teatro San Carlo (February 1) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Tina Tarquini (s), Ada Finelli (ms), Piero Francia (bt): Rino Maione ©

ROMA- Teatro dell'Opera (April 27) (1 performance)
IL TROVATORE: Mariangela Rosati (s), Laura Didier Gambardella (ms), Walter Monacehsi (bt), Mario Rinaudo (bs): Ferruccio Scaglia ©

RIMINI- Piazza Cavour (All'aperto) (August 8) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Franca Como (s), Binacarosa Zanibelli (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

ROMA- Terme di Caracalla (August 20) (2 performances)
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Margherita Casals Mantovani (s), Maria Pia Fabretti (ms), Giulio Fioravanti (bt): Umberto Cattini ©

VITERBO- Teatro Unione (September 2) (2 performances)
PAGLIACCI: Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Aldo Protti (bt), Giuseppe Lamacchia (bt): Loris Gavarini ©

CALTAGIRONE- Teatro Metropol (September 13) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Franca Como (s), Biancarosa Zanibelli (ms), Aldo Protti (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Franco Ferraris ©

1975

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (May 6) (4 performances)
IL TABARRO: Nelly Pucci (s), Lino Puglisi (bt): Ettore Gracis ©

FROSINONE- Teatro Nestor (May 22) (1 performance)
IL TROVATORE: Franca Como (s), Giuliana Di Filippo (ms), Lino Puglisi (bt), Aurio Tomicich (bs): Ino Savini ©

CALTAGIRONE- Teatro Metropol (July 28) (2 performances)
LA GIOCONDA: Carla Ferrario (s), Mirna Pecile (ms), Vera Magrini (ms), Anselmo Colzani (bt), Alfredo Colella (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

ENNA- Castello di Lombardia (August 5) (2 performances)
IL TROVATORE: Franca Como (s), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Walter Monachesi (bt), Vito Maria Brunetti (bs): Tonino Pardo ©

1976

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (March 4) (4 performances)
IL PRIGIONIERO (Luigi Dallapiccola) (Rol: Il Carceriere/L'Inquisitore): Franca Forgiero (s), Walter Alberti (bt): Charles Bruck ©

FERENTO- Anfiteatro (July 5) (2 performances)
AIDA: Franca Como (s), Bianca Rosa Zanibelli (ms), Anselmo Colzani (bt), Leonida Bergamonti (bs): Ino Savini ©

ENNA- Castello di Lombardia (July 24) (2 performances)
AIDA: Franca Como (s), Katia Angeloni (ms), Aldo Protti (bt)/Salvatore Sassu (bt), Leonida Bergamonti (bs): Giuseppe Ruisi ©

1977

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (May 23) (4 performances)
UNA STORIA D'ALTRI TEMPI (Dino Milella) (Rol: Heathcliff): Irma Capece Minutolo (s), Lino Puglisi (bt): Manno Wolf Ferrari ©

1978

CATANIA- Teatro Bellini (April 4) (5 performances)
KHOVANSCINA (Rol: Andrea Kovanski): Bruna Baglioni (s), Mirella Adani (s), Aldo Bottion (t), Gabriela Floresta (bt), Boris Christoff (bs), Raffaele Ariè (bs): Samuel Friedman (c)

1981

Wimpassing, Austria (September 25)
Concert

1982

Wimpassing, Austria (March 26)
Concert


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

This chronology could have not been achieved without the kind assistance and generosity of the Italian musicologist, Carlo Marinelli Roscioni.


DISCOGRAPHY

78 R.P.M: CETRA (ITALY)
OTELLO: Niun mi tema PE- 204 (matrix FO95)
OTELLO: Ora e per sempre addio PE- 204 (matrix FO97)
PAGLIACCI: Vesti la giubba AT-0390 (matrix 11089)
DEJANICE: Mio bianco fior AT-0390 (matrix 11090)

L.P.

IRIS (RAI TORINO) (6 September 1956. Broadcasted on 12.09.1956): Magda Olivero, Saturno Meletti, Giulio Neri: Angelo Questa
Mauro R. Fuguette MRF 29; Estro Armonico EA 030 {3LPS}; Fonit Cetra "Archivo RAI" LAR 23 {3LPS} (1982)



IL TABARRO (Hamburg) (21 June 1953): Nora de Rosa, Ettore Bastianini, Eraldo Coda: Mario Cordone Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks (Hamburg)
UORC-296; Melodram MEL 426 (+Bastianini recital) {2LPS}



CD

IRIS (RAI TORINO) (6 September 1956. Broadcasted on 12.09.1956): Magda Olivero, Saturno Meletti, Giulio Neri: Angelo Questa
2-CD FONIT CETRA CDAR-2023



IL TABARRO (Hamburg) (21 June 1953): Nora de Rosa, Ettore Bastianini, Eraldo Coda: Mario Cordone
MYTO RECORDS MCD-992.207(1999); STANDING ROOM ONLY SRO-827-1 ; GOP-66337 (2005); ANDROMEDA ANDRCD 5027 (1) (2005); CANTUS CLASSICS 500665 (2005)



MYTO RECORDS MCD 974.167 ETTORE BASTIANINI RECITAL: Il Tabarro- Nulla!...Silenzio!....& T'Ho colto!



PRIVATE RECORDINGS

OCEANA (RAI 1971)(Composer SMAREGLIA, Antonio): Moscucci, Salvatore Puma, Carroli, Michalopoulos, Mazzoli - Scaglia (Abridged)

MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Philadelphia 8/3/61): Tebaldi, Puma, Sordello, Safarty - Rudel (Abridged)

IL TROVATORE (PARIS- Théâtre de Champs Elysées, 21 April 1965: Virginia Gordoni , Mimi Aarden, Matteo Manuguerra , Bernard Gontscharenko : Martelli (?)

AMICI DEL OPERA 120555

Concert (Wimpassing, Austria, September 25 1981): Maria di Rudenz (excerpts), arias with Andrea Mart in, Esther Casas-Taddei, Engelbert Rudolf, and Antal Jancsovics, conductor.
I wish to thank Robert Schlesinger for the addition to the chronology.
I wish to thank Juan Dzazopulos for the biographical notes, basic chronology and discography.
I wish to thank Philip Hatzissimou for the additions to the repertory and discography.

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