RSS

LEÏLA BEN SEDIRA, Soprano * 17 February 1902, Alger + 01 June 1982, Paris;

18 Feb

Related image

She first studied piano with Lazare-Lévy in Paris, then singing at the Conservatoire National de Paris. Her debut was in 1929 at the Opéra-Comique Paris as Olympia, and in 1931she sang in the world premiere of “Cantegril” by Roger-Ducasse. She appeared with the ensemble ‘Ars Rediviva’ under the direction of Claude Crossard, which devoted itself particularly to the music of the 17th and 18th centuries beginning in 1936. Her repertoire included Lakmé, Mireille, Juliette, Cherubino, Rosina, Leila, Jeannette in Massé’s “Les Noces de Jeannette” and Laoula in “L’Étoile” by Chabrier.

Short Biography by Charles Rhodes

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on February 18, 2018 in Sopranos

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

 
Powers Behind Grand Rapids

History of Powers and Ball Family

Arioso7's Blog (Shirley Kirsten)

Journal of a Piano teacher from New York to California

THE CABINET CARD GALLERY

VIEWING HISTORY, CULTURE AND PERSONALITIES THROUGH CABINET CARD IMAGES

Operavision

Aprile Millo's View of the Opera/World

78 RECORDS, CYLINDER RECORDS & VINTAGE PHONOGRAPHS

Information and Resources for Historic-Sound Enthusiasts

Ihr Opernratgeber ( Herausgeber: Sven Godenrath )

Sängerporträts, CD & DVD Besprechungen, Rezensionen von Aufführungen

winckelmann in venedig

cronache da una città morta

Il cavaliere della rosa

Un blog orgogliosamente di nicchia: opera, ricordi e piccole manie di un improvvisato collezionista

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: