Giulio Neri

Biography

Born: May 21, 1909; Turrita di Siena   Died: April 21, 1958; Rome, Italy  
While Neri rarely appeared outside his native Italy and made relatively few recordings, he was nonetheless one of the more important bassi cantanti of his generation; for many (including Tito Gobbi), his Grand Inquisitor in Verdi's Don Carlo defined the role, and his Gounod Mephistopheles was also greatly admired.

He studied in Florence, and then at the Rome Conservatory. His operatic debut was at the Teatro delle Quattro Fontane, and he
Read more was soon established at the Rome Opera, where he made his debut in 1938. His career, like that of most of his European contemporaries, was interrupted by World War II, but after the war, he was performing lead roles at most of the major Italian opera houses, including La Scala, La Fenice, and Parma, and singing for Italian radio. His career was cut short by his relatively early death. Read less

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Biography

Born: May 21, 1909; Turrita di Siena   Died: April 21, 1958; Rome, Italy  
While Neri rarely appeared outside his native Italy and made relatively few recordings, he was nonetheless one of the more important bassi cantanti of his generation; for many (including Tito Gobbi), his Grand Inquisitor in Verdi's Don Carlo defined the role, and his Gounod Mephistopheles was also greatly admired.

He studied in Florence, and then at the Rome Conservatory. His operatic debut was at the Teatro delle Quattro Fontane, and he
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Act I: Sì, corre voce
Act I: Se quel guerrier io fossi! ? Celeste Aida
Act I: Quale insolita gioia nel tuo sguardo
Act I: Vieni, o diletta, appressati
Act I: Alta cagion v'aduna
Act I: Su, del Nilo al sacro lido
Act I: Ritorna vincitor!
Act I: Possente, possente Fthà
Act I: Immenso Fthà!
Act I: Nume, custode e vindice
Act II: Chi mai fra gl'inni e i plausi
Act II: Danza di piccoli schiavi mori
Act II: Vieni, sul crin ti piovano
Act II: Fu la sorte dell'armi a'tuoi funesta
Act II: Pietà ti prenda del mio dolor
Act II: Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside
Act II: Marcia trionfale
Act II: Ballabile
Act II: Vieni, o guerriero vindice
Act II: Salvator della Patria, io ti saluto
Act II: Che veggo! Egli? Mio padre!
Act II: O Re, pei sacri Numi
Act III: O tu che sei d'Osiride
Act III: Qui Radamès verrà
Act III: O patria mia
Act III: Ciel! mio padre!
Act III: Pur ti riveggo, mia dolce Aida
Act III: Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti
Act III: Ma dimmi, per qual via
Act IV: L'abborrita rivale a me sfuggia
Act IV: Già i sacerdoti adunansi
Act IV: Ohimè! Morir mi sento
Act IV: A lui vivo, la tomba
Act IV: La fatal pietra sovra me si chiuse
Act IV: O terra, addio; addio, valli di pianti


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