Giovanni Zenatello


Picture of Giovanni Zenatello as Tannhäuser
Tannhäuser
Only Tannhäuser at the Manhattan Opera House (New York) of Oscar Hammerstein during the 1909/1910 season, in Italian, with Mariette Mazarin (Elizabeth); Maurice Renaud (Wolfram) and Augusta Doria (Venus), on December 10, 13, 22 (only three performances... and never again in his career)

Giovanni Zenatello sings Il trovatore: Di quella pira

Picture of Giovanni Zenatello

Giovanni Zenatello sings La traviata: Dei miei bollenti spiriti
In RA format

Giovanni Zenatello sings Otello: Dio, mi potevi scagliar

I wish to thank Thomas Silverbörg for the picture and recordings.

As Radames

Repertory

Pagliacci (Silvio) – Belluno, April 1898
Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio) – Belluno 1898
Mignon (Laerte) – Napoli, January 1899
Pagliacci (Tonio) – Napoli 1899
Pagliacci (Canio) – Napoli March 1899
Il trovatore – Napoli, June 1899
Faust – Napoli, 29 July 1899
Lucia di Lammermoor – Napoli, 11 August 1899
Il falconiere – Catania, 3 September 1899
Cavalleria rusticana – Catania, 1899
Carmen – Catania, 1899
La bohème – Corato, 1900
La forza del destino – Corato, 1900
Un ballo in maschera – Cosenza, Spring 1900
Rigoletto – Cosenza, Spring 1900
Il violino di Cremona – Napoli, 2 June 1900
I pescatori di perle – Napoli, 27 October 1900
La traviata – Napoli, 7 November 1900
Aida – Siracusa, November 1900
Ruy Blas – Malta, 10 January 1901
Agnese Visconti – Malta, February 1901
Andrea Chénier – Suzarra, 12? August 1901
I maestri cantori – Lisboa, 5? February 1902
Iris – Palermo, 22 February 1902
Manon Lescaut – Rio de Janeiro, 11 August 1902
Mefistofele – Rio de Janeiro, 13 August 1902
Tosca – Rio de Janeiro, 17 September 1902
Il Guarany – Rio de Janeiro, 25 September 1902
La dannazione di Faust – Milano, 22 December 1902
Oceana – Milano, 22 January 1903
Siberia – Milano, 19 December 1903
Germania – Milano, 9 February 1903
Madama Butterfly – Milano, 17 February 1903
Gli ugonotti – Rio de Janeiro, 27 September 1904
Adriana Lecouvreur – Roma, 18 February 1905
La cabrera – Roma, 12 March 1905
Manuel Menendez – Roma, 12 March 1905
Edgar – Buenos Aires, 8 July 1905
Loreley – Buenos Aires, 23 July 1905
Vita bretone – Buenos Aires, 15 August 1905
La dama di picche – Milano, 18 Janury 1906
La figlia di Jorio – Milano, 22 April 1906
Fedora – London, 5 November 1906
La Gioconda – Milano, 15 January 1907
Gloria – Milano, 15 April 1907
Sansone e Dalila – Buenos Aires, 14 July 1907
Otello – London, 1 July 1908
Tess – London, 14 July 1909
La fanciulla del West – Boston, 17 Janury 1912
I gioielli della madonna – Philadelphia, 23 November 1912
Louise – Boston, 4 January 1913
Masaniello – Chicago, 4 October 1915
L'amore dei tre re – Boston, 15 November 1915
I wish to thank Tom Kaufman for giving me access to his unpublished Zenatello chronology.
Nina Zenatello-Consolaro: "Giovanni Zenatello, tenore", Nova Stampa, Verona, 1976.