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date: 17 October 2019

Amorevoli, Angelo (Maria)locked

  • Kay Lipton

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(Maria)

(b Venice, Sept 16, 1716; d Dresden, Nov 15, 1798). Italian tenor. He was considered one of the greatest tenors of the first half of the 18th century. He established his reputation as a singer of serious roles at the remarkably early age of 13, singing in revivals of Lanciani’s Amore e gratitudine and in Vivaldi’s Ottone in Villa (both Treviso 1729), in Porpora’s Mitridate and Siface (Rome 1730), and in Hasse’s Dalisa (Venice 1730). Between 1731 and 1736 he appeared in major productions in Turin (Broschi’s Ezio), Milan (Giacomelli’s Cesare in Egitto), Venice (Porpora’s Annibale and possibly in Hasse’s Alessandro nell’Indie), Pesaro (Hasse’s La clemenza di Tito), and elsewhere in northern Italy. He moved to Naples in 1736, where he sang in several operas, among them two operas by Sarro; his Achille in Sciro was the inaugural opera for the Teatro S Carlo (...

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