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Robert Massard

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Voice: Baritone
Nationality: French
Year of Birth: 1925

About Robert Massard:

Robert Massard (born August 15, 1925) is a French baritone, primarily associated with the French repertory. He is one of a number of outstanding French opera singers of the postwar era.

Massard was born in Pau, France, and was mainly self-taught. After singing in his native province, Massard made his professional debut at the Paris Opera in 1952, as the High Priest in Samson et Dalila, shorthly followed by Valentin in Faust. The same year, he also made his debut at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, as Thoas in Iphigénie en Tauride. His career rapidly took an international dimension with debuts in 1955, at La Scala and the Glyndebourne Festival, both as Ramiro in L'heure espagnole. Oreste in Iphigénie en Tauride was his debut role at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Royal Opera House in London, and the Edinburgh Festival. Massard also appeared in North and South America, notably at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Henceforth considered one of the best French baritone of his generation, he was internationally acclaimed as Valentin in Faust, Escamillo in Carmen, Fieramosca in Benvenuto Cellini, and Golaud in Pelléas et Mélisande.

Massard also enjoyed considerable success in the Italian repertory, singing Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, notably at the Paris Opera in 1960, opposite Joan Sutherland, and Riccardo in I puritani in London in 1961, again with Sutherland. He also appeared as Rigoletto and Germont in La traviata. Massard also sang in contemporary works, such as Le Roi David and L'école des maris by Emmanuel Bondeville, and Médée by Darius Milhaud.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Que vois je? Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.07

Type: Voice: Br TLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Nadir
2Qu'ai je vu? Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.02

Type: recitative,duetVoice: Br SLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Leïla
3O Nadir tendre ami de mon jeune age Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.01-2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga
4L'orage s'est calme Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.01-1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga
5Vivat! vivat le Torero Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.03

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Zuniga
6Voici l'ordre, partez Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.13

Type: recitative,finaleVoice: B MzLanguage: French

Roles: Zuniga/Carmen
7Me voici! Popularity:

Opera: Grande Duchesse GerolsteinComposer: OffenbachAct: 1.02-1

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: French

Roles: Wanda/Fritz
8Vin ou bière Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 2.01

Type: recitative,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Wagner
9Ah Mireille Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 3.02-3

Type: sceneVoice: T MzLanguage: French

Roles: Vincent/Taven
10O toi sainte médaille Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: Br Br Mz/SLanguage: French

Roles: Valentin/Wagner/Siébel
11Déposons les armes Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 4.04

Type: recitativeVoice: Br Mz/SLanguage: French

Roles: Valentin/Siébel
12Avant de quitter ces lieux Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Valentin
13Eh mais quelle triste observance Popularity:

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2.03-4

Type: recitativeVoice: Br T BrLanguage: French

Roles: Tutor/Count Ory/Raimbaud
14Veiller sans cesse Popularity:

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 1.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Tutor
15Cet ermite ma belle enfant Popularity:

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 1.04-2

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Tutor/Alice/Isolier/Count Ory
16ll n'est, pour l'horloger Popularity:

Opera: Heure Espagnolle, LeComposer: RavelAct: 1.20

Type: sceneVoice: T B TLanguage: French

Roles: Torquemada/Don Iñigo Gomez/Gonzalve
17De noirs pressentiments Popularity:

Opera: Iphigénie en TaurideComposer: GluckAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Thoas
18Vois ma misere helas Popularity:

Opera: Samson et DalilaComposer: Saint-SaënsAct: 3

Type: recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Samson
19Arretez o mes freres Popularity:

Opera: Samson et DalilaComposer: Saint-SaënsAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Samson
20Della vendetta alfin giunge Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 4.07

Type: recitativeVoice: Br B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Sparafucile/Gilda
21Quel vecchio maledivami Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.01-1

Type: duetVoice: Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Sparafucile
22Figlia Mio Padre! Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Gilda
23Piangi fanciulla Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 3.06-2

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Gilda
24Povero Rigoletto Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 3.03

Type: quartetVoice: Br T B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto/Duke/Sparafucile/Marullo
25Pari siamo Popularity:

Opera: RigolettoComposer: VerdiAct: 2.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rigoletto
26Alla vita che t'arride Popularity:

Opera: Ballo in maschera, UnComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Renato
27C'est fait! Popularity:

Opera: Heure Espagnolle, LeComposer: RavelAct: 1.05

Type: sceneVoice: Br Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Ramiro/Concepción/Gonzalve
28Voilà ce que j'appelle une femme charmante Popularity:

Opera: Heure Espagnolle, LeComposer: RavelAct: 1.16

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Ramiro/Concepción
29Dans ce lieu solitaire Popularity:

Opera: Comte OryComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Raimbaud
30Voici le val d'enfer Popularity:

Opera: MireilleComposer: GounodAct: 3.01

Type: scene/chorusVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Ourrias
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