Christiane Castelli      (Malibran 804)
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Christiane Castelli      (Malibran 804)
V2566. CHRISTIANE CASTELLI: Arias by Rameau, Chabrier, Mozart, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Verdi, Mussorgsky, Petit & Strauss; 'Mon Homme' (Yvain). (France) Malibran 804. Long out-of-print, Final Copy! - 7600003778048


"On the advice of Lotte Schone, Christiane Castelli joined the National Conservatory of Paris in 1942 where she studied with Claire Croiza and Roger Bourdin. In 1944 she won 1st prize.

She debuted at the Opera-Comique 16 March, 1946 in LA TRAVIATA, then at the Palais Garnier 18 June, 1952 in the role of Hebe in Rameau's LES INDES GALANTES. She then sang Desdemona in OTELLO, Rozenn in LE ROI D'YS, Marie-Louise in L'AIGLON (1952), 1st Lady in THE MAGIC FLUTE (1954), Marguerite in FAUST (1957), Violetta in LA TRAVIATA (1959 ), Tosca [which she sang over 300 times] (1960), Amelia in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA , Elisabeth in DON CARLOS, etc. Her farewell performance was in recital at the Paris Opera in 1977.”

- Ned Ludd