Theo Baylé


Theo Baylé (1912-1971

Theo Baylé (1912-1971)

Theo Baylé debuted as concert singer in 1936. In the forties he was first baritone at the "Dutch Opera". Later he joined for years the 'Vienna Opera Houses'. Guest appearances in various European countries and in the United States. He appeared in the premieres of Philomela (1950, H.Andriessen), and at Salzburg in: Penelope (1954, Liebermann), Irische Legende (1955, Egk). He also appeared many times as concert - and oratorio singer. 

Theo Baylé cd1

01 - Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Prologue

02 - Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum

03 - Verdi, Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiavi

04 - Verdi, Don Carlos: Per me giunto

05 - Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Vedro mentr'io sospiro

06 - Offenbach, Les contes d'Hoffmann: Air Dapertutto, Sentile diamant

07 - Gounod, Faust: Invocation, Avant de quitter ces lieux, 1951

08 - Puccini, Bohème: duet: O Mimi, tu piu non torni, Ratco Delorco (tenor)

09 - Verdi, Rigoletto: Tutti le feste, with Erna Spoorenberg (soprano), 1952

10 - Telemann, Die ungleiche Heirat, Wie sie mich ganz verwirren kann

11 - Telemann, Die ungleiche Heirat, Ich weiß wie man redet

12 - Verdi, Ein Maskenball, 4th act: Morro, ma prima in grazia ... Eri tu ... finale

(sung in German), with a.o. Carla Martinis (sopr.), Helge Rosvaenge (tenor),

conductor Wilhelm Loibner, recorded 1953, Wiener Volksoper

13 - Zigeunerbaron; Werberlied, Her die Hand, es muss ja sein, 1940

14 - Millocker, Der Bettelstudent; Ich hab' sie ja nur auf die Schulter gekusst

Most of the recordings are from the period 1951-1952

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