Lorenza Pilar García Seta (January 16, 1929, Zaragoza, Spain – June 2, 1996, Berlin, Germany) was a Spanish (Aragonese) soprano who used the professional name Pilar Lorengar. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1929 ( MCMXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community and former Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. This article is related to a series of articles under the main article Voice type. She was best known for her interpretations of opera and the Spanish genre Zarzuela, and as a soprano she was known for her full register as well as a distinctive vibrato. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto Zarzuela (θarˈθwela in Spain in Latin America is a Spanish lyric-dramatic genre that alternates between spoken and sung scenes the latter incorporating Operatic In Music, a register is the relative "height" or range of a Note, set of pitches or Pitch classes Melody Vibrato is a musical effect produced in singing and on musical instruments by a regular pulsating change of pitch, and is used to add expression and vocal-like qualities to
Pilar was born in the El Gancho district of Zaragoza. At a very young age she participated in a radio program called Ondas Infantiles, organized by Radio Zaragoza; she began formal music lessons at the age of fourteen under Margarita Martínez. She moved to Barcelona to study at the Barcelona Music Conservatory and began performing incognito under the name Loren Arce in various halls in order to pay for her lessons. Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia She studied in Madrid under a famous Spanish lyric singer named Ángeles Otein, and she also studied in West Berlin under Carl Ebert and Hertha Klust. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990
Pilar became a member of the chorus of the Teatro de la Zarzuela around 1949. She made her professional debut in 1950 in Oran, Algeria, playing the role of Maruxa. Oran ( Arabic:ar وهران pronounced Wahran; also transliterated as Ouahran, Spanish: Orán. Algeria ( ar [[Arabic]] الجزائر, Al Jaza'ir ælʤæˈzæːʔir Amazigh: ⴷⵥⴰⵢⴻⵔ Dzayer) officially the People's In 1951 she made her Spanish debut in the principal role in the Zarzuela El canastillo de fresas (The Strawberry Basket). In 1952, she performed as a soloist in Barcelona in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and also in Brahms' Requiem. Ludwig van Beethoven ( English ˈlʊdvɪg væn ˈbeɪtoʊvən, 16 December 1770 &ndash 26 March 1827 was a German Composer and Pianist. The Symphony No 9 in D minor Op 125 "Choral" is the last complete Symphony composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Johannes Brahms ( pronounced ˈbʁaːms (May 7 1833 &ndash April 3 1897 was a German Composer
Her international opera career started in 1955 at the Festival international d'Art Lyrique in Aix-en-Provence where she played Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro. The festival international d'art lyrique is an annual international music festival which takes place each summer in Aix-en-Provence Aix (ɛks or Aix-en-Provence ( Provençal Occitan: Ais de Provença in classical norm or Ais de Prouvènço in Mistralian norm to distinguish Le nozze di Figaro ossia la folle giornata (Trans The Marriage of Figaro or the Day of Madness) K She went on to play in London, Glyndebourne and Buenos Aires. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. This article is about the Glyndebourne opera festival See Glyndebourne for details of the Country house and opera house Glyndebourne Festival Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern In 1958 she signed a contract with the Deutsche Oper Berlin, a relationship that would last for thirty years. The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an Opera company located in Berlin, Germany, in what was formerly West Berlin. In 1963 she was distinguished with the title of Kammersänger from the Senate of Berlin.
In 1961, she first performed at the Salzburg Festival as Ilia in Idomeneo. The Salzburg Festival (Salzburger Festspiele is a prominent festival of Music and Drama. Idomeneo re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante ( Italian: Idomeneo King of Crete or Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo She went on to play Desdemona in Otello at the San Francisco Opera, Violetta in La Traviata at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera. Otello is an Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian Libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare 's play San Francisco Opera (SFO is the second largest Opera company in North America. La traviata is an Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Don Giovanni ( K527; complete title Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni, literally "The Rake Punish'd or Don Giovanni The Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, founded in April 1880 is a major presenter of all types of opera including Grand Opera. Through her career she performed in Madrid, Brussels, La Scala at Milan, Liceu at Barcelona, frequently with the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera, Paris and even as far away as Tokyo. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. Brussels (Bruxelles pronounced; Brussel pronounced) officially the Brussels Capital-Region, is The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's most famous Opera houses The theatre was Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia The Vienna Philharmonic (in German: die Wiener Philharmoniker) is an Orchestra in Austria, regularly considered one of the finest in the The Vienna State Opera ( Wiener Staatsoper) located in Vienna, Austria, is one of the most important Opera houses - and opera companies - in Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū.
Her 1985 Zarzuela duet album recorded with Plácido Domingo at the Salzburg Music Festival brought her again to the forefront of Spanish Zarzuela. WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> José Plácido Domingo Embil KBE (born January 21, 1941) better Her final triumph in Berlin was as Valentine in Les Huguenots. Les Huguenots is a French Opera by Giacomo Meyerbeer, one of the most popular and spectacular examples of the style of Grand opera.
In 1991, the Príncipe de Asturias Foundation awarded the “Generation of Spanish lyric singers” (los Ángeles, Berganza, Caballé, Carreras, Domingo, Kraus and Lorengar) the Arts award. The Prince of Asturias Awards ( Spanish: Premios Príncipe de Asturias, Asturian: Premios Príncipe d'Asturies) is a series of prestigious annual Victoria de los Ángeles (in Catalan Victòria dels Àngels ( November 1, 1923 &ndash January 15 WikipediaWikiProject_Opera#Infoboxes -->The Spanish Opera singer Teresa Berganza (born Maria de Montserrat Viviana Concepció Caballé i Folc, better known as Montserrat Caballé (born April 12 1933) is a Spanish Catalan WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Josep Carreras i Coll (born December 5, 1946, Barcelona WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> Alfredo Kraus Trujillo (24 September 1927 – 10 September 1999 was a distinguished Pilar announced her retirement and performed her last concert at the Campoamor Theatre in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. Oviedo ( Asturian: Uviéu is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain. The Principality of Asturias ( Spanish: Principado de Asturias, Asturian: Principáu d'Asturies or Asturies) is an In 1994, she was awarded the "Order of Merit" of the State of Berlin.
Pilar died in Berlin, Germany, her new chosen homeland.