RENATO BRUSON - PROGRAM SIGNED CIRCA 1981 CO-SIGNED BY: GIANFRANCO MASINI, VITTORIO TERRANOVA, STEFANIA TOCZYSKA, MARA ZAMPIERI - HFSID 112557
RENATO BRUSON, CO-SIGNED BY: STEFANIA TOCZYSKA, MARA ZAMPIERI, VITTORIO TERRANOVA, GIANFRANCO MASINI Program for a 1981 production of Belisario at Buenos Aires's Teatro Colón, signed by four of the
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RENATO BRUSON, CO-SIGNED BY: STEFANIA TOCZYSKA, MARA ZAMPIERI, VITTORIO TERRANOVA, GIANFRANCO MASINI
Program for a 1981 production of Belisario at Buenos Aires's Teatro Colón, signed by four of the singers and the conductor Toczyska
Program signed "Renato Bruson" in blue ink, "Gianfranco Masini" in black ink, "Vittorio Terranova" in blue ink, "Mara Zampieri" in black ink and "Stefania Toczyska" in black ink on cast page. Also signed "Gianfranco Masini" on Masini's bio page. Color and b/w, 44 pages. 1981 program from Teatro Colón production of Gaetano Donizetti's Belisario in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bruson was Beliario, Zampieri was Antonina, Toczyska was Irene, Terranova was Alamiro, with Toczyska conducting. BRUSON, born in Granze, Italy in 1936, is an Italian tenor. A member of his church choir as a child, he studied music at the conservatory in Padua despite a lack of support from his family. He debuted in 1961 at the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in Spoleto as the Conte di Luna in Verdi's Il Trovatore, at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1968 as Enrico in Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lemmermoor and at the Teatro alla Scala in 1972 in another Donizetti opera, Linda di Chamonix. TOCZYSKA, born Stepania Krzywinska in Grudziadz, Poland in 1943, is an Polish tenor. She won a number of international voice competitions just before and after her operatic debut, in Stanislaw Moniuszko's The Haunted Manor at the Baltic Opera House in Gdansk, Poland in 1972. After staying with the Baltic Opera House for seven years, Toczkysa debuted in America at the San Francisco Opera in 1979 as Laura in Arrigo Boito's La Gioconda, at Covent Garden in 1983 as Amneris in Verdi's Aïda and her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1988 as Marfa in Modest Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina. ZAMPIERI, born in Padua, Italy in 1951, is an Italian lyric soprano. A student of the Padua Conservatorie, she debuted at the Fraschini Theatre in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy, then appeared in other Italian opera houses - including the famous Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy - and throughout Europe and the United States with a repertoire of over 50 works. She also inaugurated the Festival do Estoril in Lisbon, Portugal and the Symphonic Season in Prague in 2003, with concerts dedicated to Hector Berlioz on the bicentenary of his birth. TERRANOVA, born Calogero Antonio Vittorio Terranova in Licata, Sicily, Italy in 1942, is an Italian tenor. MASINI (1938 or 1939-1993) was an Italian conductor. Lightly toned. Covers are lightly creased and scuffed. Some pages are creased. Light transference from signatures on some pages. Otherwise in fine condition.