Charles Castronovo

Biography

Born: California  
Tenor Charles Castronovo began an American operatic career in the late 1990s.

He was educated at the California State University in Fullerton, and gained a contract as a Resident Artist with the Los Angeles Opera Company. During his two years there, he sang ten different roles on the opera's main stage, including the part of Mr. Porcupine in the world premiere of Fantastic Fox.

His standard repertory roles have ranged from small
Read more parts like that of Parpignole in Puccini's La Bohème to Arturo in Lucia di Lamermoor.

He sang two concert performances of Bernstein's West Side Story in Leipzig, presented nationally on German television, and has recorded the part of Beppe in I Pagliacci on the Decca label, with José Cura singing the part of Canio. His Metropolitan Opera debut was the opening night performance of the 1999-2000 season, where he again sang Beppe, this time to Plácido Domingo's portrayal of Canio. Read less

Biography

Born: California  
Tenor Charles Castronovo began an American operatic career in the late 1990s.

He was educated at the California State University in Fullerton, and gained a contract as a Resident Artist with the Los Angeles Opera Company. During his two years there, he sang ten different roles on the opera's main stage, including the part of Mr. Porcupine in the world premiere of Fantastic Fox.

His standard repertory roles have ranged from small
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WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
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Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Prologue - Prelude
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Prologue - "Si può? Signore! Signori!"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Son qua! Ritornano"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Un grande spettacolo!"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Un tal gioco, credetemi"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "I zampognari!"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - Qual fiamma avea nel guardo..Stridono lassù
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Sei là" - "So ben che difforme" - "Oh! lasciami"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Nedda! Silvio, a quest'ora"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Decidi il mio destin"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - Non mi...tentar
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "E allor perché, di', tu m'hai stregato"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Cammina adagio" - "Derisione e scherno!" - "Padron! che fate!"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 1 - Intermezzo
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - "Presto, affrettiamoci"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - "Pagliaccio, mio marito"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - Di fare il segno convenuto
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - "Arlecchin! Colombina!" - "Prendi questo narcotico"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - "Versa il filtro ne la tazza sua!"
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Act 2 - "No, Pagliaccio non son" - "Suvvia, cosi terribile"
Stabat Mater
Cujus animam gementem
Quis est homo
Pro peccatis
Eja, Mater, fons amoris
Sancta Mater
Fac ut portem
Inflammatus et accensus
Quando corpus morietur
In sempiterna saecula - Amen
Prelude
"Si può? Signore! Signori!"
"Son qua! Ritornano"
"Un grande spettacolo!"
"Un tal gioco, credetemi"
"I zampognari!"
Qual fiamma avea nel guardo..Stridono lassù
"Sei là" - "So ben che difforme" - "Oh! lasciami"
"Nedda! Silvio, a quest'ora"
"Decidi il mio destin"
Non mi...tentar
"E allor perché, di', tu m'hai stregato"
"Cammina adagio" - "Derisione e scherno!" - "Padron! che fate!"
"Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba"
Intermezzo
"Presto, affrettiamoci"
"Pagliaccio, mio marito"
Di fare il segno convenuto
"Arlecchin! Colombina!" - "Prendi questo narcotico"
"Versa il filtro ne la tazza sua!"
"No, Pagliaccio non son" - "Suvvia, cosi terribile"


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