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Zinka Milanov: Quiz


Question 1: Her debut in her native Croatia, at the National Theatre in Zagreb, took place five weeks later as Marguerite in ________'s Faust
Roméo et JulietteCharles GounodLa reine de SabaMireille (opera)

Question 2: She also studied in ________ with Campi and in Vienna with Stickgolt.
ItalyCorbetta, ItalyRomeMilan

Question 3: On October 29, 1927, she made her operatic debut as Leonora in ________'s Il Trovatore in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Giuseppe VerdiHector BerliozGioachino RossiniFelix Mendelssohn

Question 4: Born in Zagreb, ________ she studied with the Wagnerian soprano Milka Ternina and her assistant Marija Kostrenčić.

Question 5: After an early debut in ________ (November 5, 1928, also as Leonora), her teacher Ternina was not pleased and much work commenced to perfect her technique.

Question 6: In 1937, the soprano made her debut at the ________, once again as Leonora.
Metropolitan Opera radio broadcastsMetropolitan OperaOtelloMaria Callas

Question 7: She was at the peak of her artistic and vocal powers when she made her debut at the ________ as Tosca in 1950.
MilanArturo ToscaniniGiuseppe VerdiLa Scala

Question 8: She was discovered there by Bruno Walter, who recommended her to the famous conductor ________ for a performance of Verdi's Requiem in Salzburg.
Leopold StokowskiArturo ToscaniniJohn BarbirolliLeonard Bernstein

Question 9: Later she became a member of the New German Theatre in ________, where all performances were sung in German.


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