Lauritz Melchior

Picture of Lauritz Melchior
I wish to thank Thomas Silverbörg for the picture.
Picture of Melchior with Windheim in 1934
with Windheim in 1934

Picture of Melchior with Pons
with Pons
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the pictures.
Lauritz Melchior sings Die Walküre: Wälse! Wälse!
In RA format

Lauritz Melchior sings Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond (1)
In RA format

Lauritz Melchior sings Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond (2), in Danish
In RA format

Lauritz Melchior sings Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond (3)
In RA format

Melchior as a baritone


Le nozze di Figaro (Antonio)-Copenhagen, Casino Theater, 15 February 1911
La traviata (Germont)-Tour through Denmark, September-October 1912
Pagliacci (Silvio)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 2 April 1913
La traviata (Douphol)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 20 May 1913
En søndag pa Amager (Heiberg, composer; Per, role)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 6 September 1913
Carmen (Morales)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 12 October 1913
Liden Kirsten (Hartmann, composer; Sverkel, role)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 26 October 1913
Le roi l'a dit (Merlussac)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 4 January 1914
Der Freischütz-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 8 November 1914
Der Evangelimann (Anton)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 11 November 1914
Iolanta (Ibn Jahin)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 6 January 1915
La muette de Portici-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 29 January 1915
Vølund Smed (Holger, composer; Minstrel)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 6 February 1915
Drot ot Mask (Reise, composer; Arved Bengtsen, role)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 14 February 1915
Parsifal (Ritter)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 9 April 1915
Tannhäuser (Heinrich der Schreiber)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 20 October 1915
Il trovatore (Luna)-Tour trough Sweden, April 1916
Faust (Brander)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 4 September 1916
Der Rosenkavalier (Faninal)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 4 November 1916
Gloria Arsena (Enna, composer; Louvet, role)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 15 April 1917
Tannhäuser-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 8 October 1918
Salome (A Jew)-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 26 April 1919
Pagliacci-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 1 May 1919
Samson et Dalila-Copenhagen, Royal Opera, 20 April 1920
Cavalleria rusticana-Nuremberg, Stadttheater, 27 April 1924
Die Walküre-London, Covent Garden, 14 May 1924
Parsifal-Bayreuth, Festspielhaus, 23 July 1924
Siegfried-Magdeburg, Stadttheater, 25 November 1925
Götterdämmerung-Bayreuth, Festspielhaus, 26 July 1927
Lohengrin-Hamburg, Opernhaus, 31 October 1927
Aida-Hamburg, Opernhaus, 30 January 1928
Otello-Hamburg, Opernhaus, 31 May 1928
Le Prophète-Hamburg, Opernhaus, 20 December 1928
Tristan und Isolde-Barcelona, Liceo, 1 February 1929
Fidelio-Buenos Aires, Colón, 18 August 1933
I would like to thank Daniele Godor for the recording (Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond in Danish).
I would like to thank Thomas Silverbörg for the recording (Wälse!).
Reference: Eduardo Arnosi Lauritz Melchior, El coloso wagneriano, Ars Lyrica, Torres Agüer Editor, Buenos Aires, 1994.
Helmut Weber's excellent website on Melchior is worth visiting.

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