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Rina Malatrasi died at the Iras of Rovigo. Polesine in mourning – Chronicle

Rina Malatrasi

Rovigo, 23 September 2020 – She is dead last Sunday at the Iras of Rovigo where she was hospitalized lyric singer Rina Malatrasi. He was 98 years old. Soprano, originally from Calto where she left for limestone all the most famous theaters in the world, Rina Malatrasi leaves her daughter Maria Grazia Lidonni, born from the marriage with the baritone Ferdinando Lidonni, who died in 1969. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 11 in the Cathedral. Rina Malatrasi leaves an indelible memory for lovers of bel canto. After studying at the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory in Venice, he made his debut at the Venetian theater La Fenice. But he also remembers her the extraordinary debut at the Teatro Sociale where he sang with the legendary Beniamino Gigli. Rina Malatrasi – as her daughter Maria Grazia recalls – sang conducted by the greatest orchestra masters of the time, on all stages in the world. “My mother – says the daughter – met my father during a tour in Australia, during the trip by ship couples were formed and in Melbourne they married. The contract was to last 4 months, but the success was such that they stayed in Australia for two years “.” I was friends with Rina – says Nadia Rossi, president of the cultural club Il Quadrivio di Rovigo – for 54 years, we shared joys and sadness . I was also his singing student. We will miss Rina very much, artist and wonderful woman “. Rina Malatrasi’s workhorse was the Butterfly. At the end of her career she also dedicated herself to teaching and one of her students was Cecilia Gasdia, current superintendent of the Verona Arena.” Mia called, moved – concludes her daughter – my mother teaches first at the Venezze Conservatory in Rovigo and then at the Conservatory of Verona “.

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