^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home
Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search


Francesco Albanese, tenor

Francesco Albanese (b. 1912) was born at Torre del Greco near Naples. He was a lyric tenor and made appearances after 1941 at many of Italy's leading theatres, the San Carlo Naples, the Rome Opera, La Fenice in Venice, the Comunale Florence, La Scala, Milan, and abroad at the São Carlos, Lisbon, Covent Garden, London, the Colón, Buenos Aires, and Kiralyi in Budapest. For twenty years he sang Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, Jeník in Smetana's La sposa venduta, Fenton in Falstaff, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Ismael in Nabucco, Faust, Rodolfo, Giuliano in Charpentier's Luisa, Wolfgang Capito in Hindemith's Mathis il pintore, Avito in Montemezzi's L'amore dei tre re, Faust, Giasone in Cherubini's Medea, Pilade in Gluck's Ifigenia in Tauride and Rinaldo in Rossini's Armida, the last three of which he sang opposite Callas; of the last two recordings survive of broadcasts.

Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
CALLAS, Maria: Immortal Opera Arias (1949-1955) Naxos Historical
CALLAS, Maria: Portrait (A) (1949-1954) Naxos Historical
VERDI: Traviata (La) (Callas, Albanese) (1953) Naxos Historical

 View Albums

 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
7:23:19 AM, 30 May 2016
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2016 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.