comprimario


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comprimario

(ˌkɒmpriːˈmɑːrɪəʊ)
n
1. (Theatre) a secondary role in opera or ballet
2. (Ballet) a secondary role in opera or ballet
3. (Theatre) an opera singer or ballet dancer performing a secondary role
4. (Ballet) an opera singer or ballet dancer performing a secondary role
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Si canta estupendamente, como lo comentamos en esta columna con motivo de su debut en Bellas Artes en un comprimario de la opera Lucia di Lammermoor, poseedor de una voz de tenor lirico que maneja a voluntad mediante una tecnica depurada y muy resuelta.
In opera, the minor role of the person who delivers your mail, or stops you at the customs gate, or announces dinner is called a comprimario.
Comprimario Anthony Laciura illuminates the perils of backstage and onstage for singers, drawing upon anecdotes from his own career to illustrate the importance of thorough preparation.
immerga codesto comprimario da avanspettacolo, nel lubrico calamaio della bocca, nel suo bavoso inchiostro, i gialli calami delle dita e con speciose interpunzioni di denti, dilati sul foglio una malsana, inquinata nota in calce>>.
Comprimario did not enjoy the best of luck at Sandown last time but can gain compensation by returning to form at Fontwell.
That left the way clear for the Heather Slade-owned Comprimario to get the better of a tussle with outsider Dalrymple.
The following types of male voices are examined: the leggerio tenor, the comprimario tenor, the lyric tenor, the spinto tenor, the baritones--lyric and Verdi and the basso-cantante and bass.
Kenneth Kellog's resonant but light bass voice added color to Ferrando's role, and the comprimario roles taken by Marieke Schuurs, Reggie Tonry, and Nicholas Larson were in capable hands.
Opera regulars turn comprimario roles into near-star turns.
Nella grande sceneggiatura che la biologia ha previsto per la specie umana, egli puo pesare meno di un comprimario nella scena fondamentale di sopravvivenza e riproduzione.
Did Charles Anthony, that six-decade mainstay of the Met's comprimario roster, sing the Steersman with the freshness and verve of this year's Ben Bliss?
The Metropolitan Opera has seen a decline in their comprimario roster from 40 to 10, (29) and many opera companies are paying their leading singers nearly 50% less per performance since 9/11.