LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives


OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave OPERA-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Re: Virgilijus Noreika (22 September 1935 – 3 March 2018)
From: Myriam Hernandez <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Myriam Hernandez <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 3 Mar 2018 09:51:25 -0500
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (58 lines)


Sorry to read about Noreika's passing. He had one of the most beautiful
tenor voices. Just listen to his Prince Igor Cavatina on YouTube. Gorgeous!

Myriam

On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 8:43 AM, Mike Weston <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Noreika was born in Šiauliai on 22 September 1935. He graduated with honors
> from the Lithuanian State Conservatory in 1958. A year earlier, while still
> a student, he was engaged as a performer at the National Opera and Ballet
> Theater of Lithuania. In 1959, Noreika sang the part of Alfredo Germont in
> Verdi's La traviata, one of Noreika's favorite and most frequently
> performed
> roles. Later in 1965, he continued his career at the La Scala, in Milan.
> There he mastered six new roles, and also sang the part of Pinkerton, from
> Puccini's Madame Butterfly.
>
> Noreika's creative biography comprises more than 40 operatic roles:
> Cavaradossi Faust, Rudolfo, Otello, to name a few. Noreika performed in
> Moscow at the Bolshoi Theatre, in Buenos Aires at the Teatro Colón, in
> Paris
> at the Opéra National de Paris, and many other famous Opera houses. Noreika
> has sung in more than 30 foreign theaters, participated in more than 1000
> performances, given approximately 600 solo concerts, recorded 20
> phonographic records and CDs. In 1997, he celebrated his 40th anniversary
> as
> an operatic tenor, and received the Kipras Award from the Opera Fellow
> Society. Noreika, semi-retired, was a Professor at the Lithuanian Academy
> of
> Music and Theatre and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.
>
> **********************************************
> OPERA-L on Facebook:
> http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
> containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
> [log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>

**********************************************
OPERA-L on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
[log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main OPERA-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.BCCLS.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager