AMAT Pasquale( Italian singer (baritone).)
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Pasquale Amato (1878 - 1942) Italy
Pasquale Amato (Amato) (1878-1942) - Italian singer (baritone). Born in Naples, which is associated with years of training at Beniamino Carell and Vincenzo Lombardi at the Conservatory of San Pietro a Majella, ". Ibid debuted in 1900 in the party Giorgio Germont in the Bellini Theater. His early career developed rapidly, and soon he was in favor of such parties, as Escamillo, Renato, Valentin, Lescaut in Manon Lescaut "by Puccini. Amato sings in "Teatro-Dal-Verma" in Milan, Genoa, Salerno, Catania, Monte Carlo, Odessa, in theaters in Germany. Extremely successful singer stands in the opera "Maria di Rohan" and Donizetti's "Zaza" Leoncavallo.
In 1904, Pasquale Amato, will debut at Covent Garden. The singer sang Rigoletto, alternating with Victor Morel, and Mario Sammarco, returns to the parties Escamillo and Marcel. After that, he won South Africa, speaking with great success for all parties in its repertoire. Glory comes to Amato in 1907 after the performance at La Scala at the Italian premiere of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande" in the party Golo (in an ensemble with straw Krushelnitskoi and Giuseppe Borgatti). His repertoire is replenished parties Kurwenal ( "Tristan and Isolde" by Wagner), Gellner ( "Wally Catalani), Barnabas (" La Gioconda "Ponchielli).
. In 1908, Amato invited to the Metropolitan Opera, where he became a permanent partner Enrico Caruso, mostly in the Italian repertoire
. In 1910 participates in the world premiere of "Girls from the West" by Puccini (the party of Jack Rens) in the ensemble with Emma Destiny, Enrico Caruso and Adam Didur. Among the greatest creative successes also include the performance of the parties Count di moon ( "Il Trovatore"), . Don Carlos (La forza del destino), . Aston Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor "), . Tonio (Pagliacci), . Rigoletto, . Iago (Otello), . Amfortas (Parsifal), . Scarpia (Tosca), . Prince Igor,
. His repertoire includes about 70 roles. Amato sings in a variety of contemporary operas, Cilea, Giordano, Jannetty and Damrosch.
Since the beginning of his career Amato mercilessly exploited his magnificent voice. The implications of this impact has already started in 1912 (when the singer was only 33 years), and in 1921 the singer was forced to cease their interventions at the Metropolitan Opera. Until 1932 he continued to sing in the provincial theaters, his last years Amato taught vocal art in New York.
Pasquale Amato - one of the greatest Italian baritones. His peculiar voice, which can not be confused with any other, distinguished by the remarkable strength and amazing ringing upper register. In addition, Amato had a great bel canto technique, faultless articulation. His recordings of arias of Figaro, Renato "Eri tu", Rigoletto "Cortigiani", a duet from "Rigoletto" (in the ensemble with Frieda Hempel), "Aida" (in the ensemble with Ester Mazzoleni), the prologue from "Pagliacci," Jago Party and other belong to the best examples of vocal art.
. Selected discography Pasquale Amato:
. MET - 100 Singers, RCA Victor.
2. Covent Garden on Record Vol. 2, Pearl.
3. La Scala Edition Vol. 1, EMI.
4. Recital Vol. 1 (Arias by Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Meyerbeer, Puccini, Franchetti, De Curtis, De Christofaro), Preiser - LV.
5. Recital Vol. 2 (Arias by Verdi, Wagner, Meyerbeer, Gomes, Ponchielli, Puccini, Giordano, Franchetti), Preiser - LV.
6. Famous Italian Baritones, Preiser - LV.