Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter

Classicsonline Home » Artists » » Berganza, Teresa

 Update me on new releases by Berganza

Teresa Berganza (b1935)

Teresa Berganza studied music at the Madrid Conservatory with Gerardo Gombau and Jesús Guridi, and singing with Lola Rodriguez Aragon, a pupil of Elisabeth Schumann. She won first prize for singing at the conservatory in 1954 and made her concert début in Madrid during the following year. Her rise to operatic stardom was swift: during 1957 she gave her first recital at the Madrid Ateneo, sang Dulcinea opposite Boris Christoff in a radio performance of Massenet’s Don Quichotte in Milan, participated in a film version of Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri, also for RAI, and made her operatic début at the Aix-en-Provence Festival as Dorabella/Così fan tutte. The following year she appeared at the Piccolo Scala in Milan as Isolier/Le Comte Ory; at Glyndebourne as Cherubino (later returning to sing Angelina/La Cenerentola); and made her American début at Dallas as Isabella/L’Italiana in Algeri.

Berganza returned to Aix frequently to sing a wide range of rôles, including Rosina/Il barbiere di Siviglia, Dido/Dido and Aeneas, Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro, Octavia/L’incoronazione di Poppea, and Ruggiero Alcina; and also returned to Dallas in 1959 to sing Neris/Medea, opposite Maria Callas. The same year she made her Covent Garden début as Cherubino, returning in 1960 to sing Rosina, which quickly became one of her signature rôles.




Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
12:11:43 PM Sunday, May 24, 2015  -211-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.