Pasquale Amato (21 March 1878 – 12 August 1942) was an Italian operatic baritone. Amato enjoyed an international reputation but attained the peak of his fame in New York City, where he sang with the Metropolitan Opera from 1908 until 1921. Amato was born in Naples and studied locally at the Conservatory of San Pietro a Majella under Beniamino Carelli and Vincenzo Lombardo (who also gave singing lessons to the great Neapolitan tenor Enrico Caruso). In 1900, he made his debut at the Teatro Bellini in Naples as Germont père in La traviata. Engagements followed in Genoa and Rome
Pasquale Amato (21 March 1878 – 12 August 1942) was an Italian operatic baritone. Amato was born in Naples and studied locally at the Conservatory of San Pietro a Majella under Beniamino Carelli and Vincenzo Lombardo (who also gave singing lessons to the great Neapolitan tenor Enrico Caruso)
Amato repeated some of these roles at the Metropolitan Opera, where Toscanini had gone to conduct and where Amato made his debut in 1908. He maintained a taxing performance schedule at the Met until he left the company in 1921, appearing in a number of operatic works that he had not undertaken before.
Pasquale Amato (21 March 1878 – 12 August 1942) was an Italian operatic baritone. Antonio Scotti, Pasquale Amato, and William Hinshaw aboard the SS George Washington on 29 October 1912. As well as receiving honours from the Italian government, Amato was initiated as an honorary member of the Beta Omega Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, at Louisiana State University in 1939.
Tuesday was the birthday of Italian opera composer Gaetano Donizetti, giving us the opportunity to look through his works and select five of the best arias. Donizetti composed around 70 operas throughout his career. After establishing his reputation in Italy and reaching an international audience with his operas, Donizetti travelled later in his career to Paris and Vienna where he continued to compose and direct productions of his operas. Portrait of Gaetano Donizetti by Giuseppe Rillosi. Although Donizetti was already established in 1830 when this opera was written, Anna Boelena increased his reputation significantly, especially abroad. This recording was made by Maria Chiara, who is best known for her roles in operas by Puccini and Verdi, in the early 1970s.
Instrumentation: tenor and piano. Spirito gentil (La favorita) G. Donizetti: Sogno soave e casto (Don Pasquale) G. Verdi: O figli, o figli miei!. Ah, la paterna mano (Macbeth) G. Verdi: Oh! Fede negar potessi.
Album · 1971 · 9 Songs. Don Pasquale: "Com'è gentil". By Gaetano Donizetti - Luciano Pavarotti, The Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra & Leone Magiera. 3:38 Giunto sul passo estremo". By Arrigo Boito - Luciano Pavarotti, Philharmonia Orchestra & Leone Magiera.