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Carlotta Carozzi-Zucchi by Fredricks

Carlotta Carozzi-Zucchi by Fredricks
Carlotta Carozzi-Zucchi (1831-1898); Italian soprano.

In 1851 she made her debut at the Teatro Piacenza in Lauro Rossi's opera "I falsi monitari". In the following years she developed a successful activity at the major Italian opera houses; Teatro Carolino Palermo, Teatro San Carlo Napoli, Teatro Grande Brescia, Teatro Filarmonico Verona, Teatro Regio Parma, Teatro Apollo Roma, Teatro della Pergola Firenze and the Teatro Ravviati Pisa. She also travaled abroad and in 1859 and 1860 she performed at the Teatro Liceo in Barcelona. In the seasons 1860/61 and 1861/62 she sang at La Scala Milano. For the season 1863/64 she returned to Rome; this time to the Teatro Argentina. In 1865 she participated in a USA tour with the performance of Verdi 's "La forza del destino". She sang the part of Leonore at the American première at the Academy of Music in New York followed by performances in Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington. In 1865 she also sang at the American première of Meyerbeer's "L'Africaine" the role of Selika. She also traveled to South America. In 1869 she made guest appearances at the Teatro Solis in Montevideo and at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires (and again in 1875). In 1874 she performed at the Teatro Principal in Lima, also with Verdi's "La Forza del destino".