Cast lists of eight tenor operas

Ernani

Casts arranged in the following order:
Elvira – Ernani – Carlo – Silva
Selected performances 1900–1918
Selected performances 1919–1934


Les huguenots

Paris and London casts in the 19th century
Performances in Italian translation, 1890–1926


Iris

The tenors of Iris 1898–1924
The tenors of Iris 1925–1998


Otello

Casts arranged in the following order:
Desdemona – Otello – Iago
Selected performances 1900–1915
Selected performances 1916–1933


Il piccolo Marat

Performances since 1921
Complete Piccolo Marat discography


I puritani

The tenors of I puritani 1835–1899, part 1
The tenors of I puritani 1835–1899, part 2
The tenors of I puritani 1900–1945
The tenors of I puritani after WWII


Robert le diable

Performance history in the 20th century


Il trovatore

Casts arranged in the following order:
Leonora – Azucena – Manrico – Conte – Ferrando
Selected performances 1900–1905
Selected performances 1906–1910
Selected performances 1911–1920
Selected performances 1921–1934

...and for further cast lists, find François Nouvion's great chronology of Guillaume Tell performances since 1829 this way.

I wish to thank Roberto Marcocci for the Ernani, Otello, Trovatore and the Italian Huguenots information, for his help with the Piccolo Marat chronology and discography, and for additions to the Iris, Robert le diable and Puritani listings.
I wish to thank Tom Kaufman for his unpublished Puritani chronology, for his help with the Piccolo Marat chronology, and for allowing the use of his archives for the 19th century Huguenots casts.
I wish to thank Georges Voisin for the main part of the Piccolo Marat discography.
I wish to thank Martin Ramor for additions to the Iris and Puritani chronologies.
I wish to thank Erik Bruchez for his help with the Piccolo Marat chronology.
I wish to thank Malcolm Nightingale for additions to the Iris chronology.
Reference for Iris: Fulvio Venturi, Iris, 1898–1998, il centenario; Teatro di Livorno, 1999


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