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Bidu Sayão: Quiz


Question 1: [3] Altogether more dignified was her performance a few months later with the New York Philharmonic at ________ singing La Demoiselle élue by Debussy.
Carnegie HallCentral ParkLeopold StokowskiLeonard Bernstein

Question 2: Her performance was under the baton of ________, who would become her greatest supporter and lifelong friend.
Arturo ToscaniniLeonard BernsteinLeopold StokowskiJohn Barbirolli

Question 3: She sang her first performance at the Metropolitan Opera as ________ on February 13, 1937, replacing the Spanish soprano Lucrezia Bori.
WertherEsclarmondeThaïs (opera)Manon

Question 4: Her acclaimed performance led to an opportunity to study with the famous Elena Teodorini, first in Brazil and then in Romania; and then to study with the renowned Polish tenor and tutor, ________, in Nice.
Jean de ReszkeEnrico CarusoEdouard de ReszkeBaritone

Question 5: debut in a recital at Town Hall in ________ on December 30, 1935.
ManhattanNew York CityBrooklynNew York metropolitan area

Question 6: Her repertoire included Lucia di Lammermoor, Amina in La sonnambula, Elvira in I puritani, Zerbinetta in ________ and Cecilia in Il Guarany, among other roles.
Ariadne auf NaxosDer RosenkavalierDie ägyptische HelenaDie Frau ohne Schatten

Question 7: One of Brazil's most famous musicians, Sayão was a leading artist of the ________ in New York City from 1937 to 1952.
Maria CallasMetropolitan OperaOtelloMetropolitan Opera radio broadcasts

Question 8: Bidú Sayão (May 11, 1902 - March 12, 1999 [1][2]) was a Brazilian ________ soprano.
OperaThe opera corpusFrench operaFach

Question 9: In 1930, she debuted at the Teatro alla Scala in ________, and in the next year she sang a successful Juliette, in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, at the Paris Opera.
ItalyMilanCorbetta, ItalyRome

Question 10: During the mid 1920s and early 1930s, she performed in Rome, ________, Paris, as well as in her native Brazil.
Buenos AiresArgentinaBuenos Aires Central Business DistrictPalermo, Buenos Aires


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