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Renato Bruson

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Bruson was among the foremost bel canto and Verdi baritones of his era, even though this aspect of his artistry is lesser-known in america, he was also an accomplished tune performer, specializing again in Romantic-era Italian functions. He often championed the tracks of Tosti, and was called an honorary resident of Cortona, Tosti’s house city, in reputation of the. While his Verdi jobs are probably his best-known, specifically Macbeth, Rigoletto, Renato (El Ballo in Maschera), and Simon Boccanegra, he sang in no less than seventeen Donizetti operas through the 1970s and 1980s, simply prior to the crest of an excellent resurgence appealing in lesser-known nineteenth-century functions. Bruson’s family members was struggling to afford almost any musical schooling, but prompted him to sing in the neighborhood cathedral choir, and after completing regular college, he auditioned for the Padova Conservatory, and was provided a five-year scholarship or grant. There he researched with Elena Fava Cerati, who educated him thoroughly within the bel canto design and technique. He produced his opera debut because the Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore at Spoleto in 1961. He made an appearance on the Met for the very first time in 1969, as Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, and produced his La Scala debut in Linda di Chamonix in 1972. In 1973, he produced his Chicago Lyric Opera debut as Renato in El Ballo in Maschera, and in 1975 he produced his Covent Backyard debut within the same function, substituting for an sick Piero Cappuccilli. His Vienna Condition Opera debut is at 1978, as Verdi’s Macbeth. He sang with Riccardo Muti for the very first time in 1970, and over time became an adherent of Muti’s insistence on performing arrive scritto, without singer-interpolated high records, believing that focuses attention around the music and episode as opposed to the vocalist. His Rigoletto on Philips (289 462 158-2) catches one of is own major roles quite nicely, and among his many Tosti recordings on Nuova Period, Romanze su Testi Italiani (7233) is among the strongest.

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Full Name Renato Bruson
Date Of Birth January 13, 1936
Profession Actor, Opera Singer
Nationality Italian
Spouse Tita Tegano
Music Songs O Cessate Di Piagarmi, O notte, o Dea del mistero, Nemico della patria?!, Vorrei morir!, La conocchia, La seduzione, Me vojo fa na casa, Lu trademiento, Resta In Pace, Idolo Mio, Bel Nume Che Adoro, Il dolce suono, Quella Fiamma Che M'Accende, Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor, O Nuit, Dèesse Du Mystère, Plaisir D'Amour, La Favorita, Act III: A tanto amor, Leonora il tuo risponda, I masnadieri, Act I: Vecchio! Spiccai … La sua lampada vitale …, Caro mio ben, I due Foscari, Act I: "Eccomi solo alfine … O vecchio cor, che batti", Andrea Chénier: Andrea Chenier, Act III: Nemico della Patria?!, La traviata, Act III, Finale ultimo: Ah, Violetta!....Voi, signor!, La traviata, Act II, Scene 2, Finale II: Di sprezzo degno se stesso rende, Rigoletto : "La donna è mobile", Don Carlos: Act III: Per me giunto e il di supremo, Tosca , Act II: Tosca è un buon falco!, La Traviata, Act 2, Scene 1, Scene & Aria: Di Provenza il mar, il suol, Tosca , Act II: Ha più forte, Verdi: Falstaff / Act 2 - Alice è mia! Va', vecchio John, Tosca , Act I: Un tal baccano in chiesa!, Otello, Act III: Act III: A terra! … si … nel livido fango, Don Giovanni, K. 527: Act I: Madamina, il catalogo e questo, Sento Nel Core Certo Dolore
Albums Verdi: Rigoletto, Rigoletto, Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera, Donizetti: Gemma Di Vergy, Verdi: Rigoletto - Highlights, Il Segreto di Susanna, Giuseppe Verdi: Il Corsaro, Bruson, Renato: Renato Bruson Sings Favourite Songs, Il mito dell'opera: Renato Bruson (Recorded 1969-1998), Falstaff (Los Angeles Philharmonic feat. conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini) (disc 1), La Vestale, Cavalleria Rusticana (Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano feat. conductor Georges Prêtre), Renato Bruson: 35 Anni di bel Canto, Un ballo in maschera (Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala feat. conductor: Claudio Abbado), Verdi, G.: Simon Boccanegra [Opera], Il Grande Pavarotti: La Favorita, Simon Boccanegra, Mozart: Opera Gala, Verdi: Otello, Otello, La Traviata (Philharmonia Orchestra feat. conductor: Riccardo Muti), Ernani, Don Pasquale, Manon Lescaut, Verdi: I due Foscari, Don Carlos, Arie Antiche, L'Arte del Belcanto: Vocal Works by Donizetti and Bellini, Donizetti: Arias From "Gemma di Vergy", "La Favorita" etc
Movies Cavalleria rusticana


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1 Opera singer (baritone).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Giovanna d'Arco 2008 TV Movie Giacomo
La Traviata 2006 Giorgio Germont
Verdi: La Traviata 2005 TV Movie Giorgio Germont
Il Corsaro 2005 Video Seid
La traviata 2002 TV Movie Giorgio Germont, suo padre
Tosca 2001 TV Movie Il barone Scarpia
Nabucco 2000 TV Movie Nabucco
Macbeth: Melodramma in quattro atti di Giuseppe Verdi 1997 TV Movie Macbeth
Nabucco, Opéra en quatre actes 1994 TV Movie Nabucco
Nabucco 1991 TV Movie Nabucco
Giovanna d'Arco 1989 TV Movie Giacomo
Lucia di Lammermoor 1989 TV Movie Lord Enrico Ashton
I due Foscari 1988 TV Movie Francesco Foscari
Macbeth 1987 TV Movie Macbeth
Nabucco 1985 TV Movie Nabucco
Don Carlo 1984 TV Movie Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa
Cavalleria rusticana 1982 TV Movie Alfio
Falstaff 1982 TV Movie Sir John Falstaff
Ernani 1982 TV Movie Don Carlo
Luisa Miller 1979 TV Movie Miller
Don Carlo 1978 TV Movie Rodrigo

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

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Quartet 2012 performer: "Bella Figlia dell'Amore"

Self

Self

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The Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala 1983 TV Special Basse

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