Sigrid Arnoldson

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: Swedish
Year of Birth: Not entered yet.
Year of Death: 1943

About Sigrid Arnoldson:

Sigrid Arnoldson (20 March 1861 – 7 February 1943) was a Swedish opera singer with an active international career at the end of the 19th century and into the 20th. Possessing a fine coloratura soprano voice with a range of three octaves, music critics believed she was Jenny Lind's successor and dubbed her "the new Swedish Nightingale". Her voice is preserved on several recordings made in Berlin for the Gramophone Company between 1906 and 1910.

Born in Stockholm, Arnoldson was taught by her father Carl Oskar Arnoldson, a respected tenor, and by Fritz Arlberg, a famous Swedish baritone. She later had further studies in Paris. She made her professional opera debut in 1885 at the Prague National Theatre as Rosina in Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville. The part became her calling card at a number of important houses, including her first and very successful appearances at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in 1886. That same year The Musical Times reported that Franz Liszt had predicted "a brilliant career" for her.

Arnoldson made her London debut in 1887 in Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane along with Fernando de Lucia, Mattia Battistini and Edouard de Reszke. As Rosina, she was said to be "Young, pretty, and of engaging manner, with a good voice and method, and considerable talent as an actress" and to have "won public favour with the greatest of ease". Apart from a poorly received Zerlina (Don Giovanni) in 1887, her success there was considerable, and she was engaged to sing at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden in 1888 and again between 1892 and 1894. The Musical Times called her Cherubino (The Marriage of Figaro) "charming", and her work as George Fox's Nydia in the eponymous opera "a graceful impersonation"

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Ah! je ris de me voir si belle (Jewel Song) Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 3.06-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Marguerite
2Connais tu le pays Popularity:

Opera: MignonComposer: ThomasAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Mignon
3Einsam in trüben Tagen Popularity:

Opera: LohengrinComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Elsa
4Il était un Roi de Thulé Popularity:

Opera: FaustComposer: GounodAct: 3.05-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Marguerite
5Voyons Manon plus de chimeres Popularity:

Opera: ManonComposer: MassenetAct: 1.14

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Manon
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