Franco Pagliazzi

Franco Pagliazzi sang the second half of his career as a dramatic tenor, for a few years also under the name Marc Alexander.
born:8 April 1937 Firenze
personal relations: father of conductor Alessandro Pagliazzi
studies: in Florence und with Ettore Campogalliani in Mantova
competitions: 1960 AS.LI.CO competition in Milano
  1962 Voci Verdiane competition in Busseto
  1963 prize winner at the International Singing Competition in Sofia
  1964 First Prize at the G. B. Viotti Singing Competition in Vercelli
concert debut: 1959 in Prato
opera debut: 1960 as baritone (as Un converso in Cherubini's Elisa in Florence)
  1976 as tenor
farewell: 1974 [baritone] as Marcello in Puccini's "La bohème" in Napoli
  1998 last concert in Kagoshima
  2002 [tenor] comprimario parts like Altoum in Puccini's "Turandot" in Moscow
post-career activity: from 1990 voice teacher, from 2001 to 2006 in Moscow
further information: He used the pseudonym Marc Alexander from about 1978 to 1984.
  Pupils: Garrie Davislim [tenor], Daichi Ito [tenor], Dimity Shepherd [mezzo], Irina Bossini [mezzo], Olga Shernisheva [soprano], Josira (de Aquino) Salles [soprano], Kristine Gailite [soprano], Cheryl Hasani [soprano]


REPERTORY

composer work role
Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles Zurga
Cherubini Elisa Un converso
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Enrico Ashton
Pia de' Tolomei Nello della Pietra
Giordano Fedora De Siriex
Andrea Chénier Carlo Gérard
Leoncavallo I pagliacci Silvio
Tonio
Canio
Ponchielli La Gioconda Enzo Grimaldo
Mussorgskij Boris Godunov ?
Paisiello La molinara 1o medico
Prokofiev Igrok (The gambler) ?
Puccini La bohème Marcello
Schaunard
Rodolfo
Madama Butterfly Sharpless
Turandot Calaf
Altoum
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Figaro
Shostakovich Nos (The nose) ?
Verdi Aida Amonasro
Radames
Un ballo in maschera Renato
Don Carlo Rodrigo
Ernani Don Carlo
La forza del destino Don Alvaro
Macbeth Macduff
Otello Iago
Rigoletto Rigoletto
Simon Boccanegra Gabriele Adorno
La traviata Giorgio Germont
Il trovatore Conte di Luna
Manrico
Reference for the biography and the repertory.
Franco Pagliazzi sings La forza del destino: O tu che in seno agli angeli
live Como 1979
In RA Format

Franco Pagliazzi sings La Gioconda: Cielo e mar
live Barcelona 1978
In RA format

Pagliazzi as a baritone
I wish to thank Alessandro Pagliazzi for the recordings.
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