[Met Performance] CID:100100
United States Premiere
Die Ägyptische Helena {1} Metropolitan Opera House: 11/6/1928.
 (United States Premiere)
(Debut: Jane Carroll, Lillian Gärtner Palmedo
Review)


Metropolitan Opera House
November 6, 1928
United States Premiere


DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA {1}
Richard Strauss-Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Helena..................Maria Jeritza
Menelas.................Rudolf Laubenthal
Aithra..................Editha Fleischer
Omniscient Mussel.......Marion Telva
Altair..................Clarence Whitehill
Da-ud...................Jane Carroll [Debut]
Hermione................Helen Eisler [Only performance]
Aithra's Maid...........Philine Falco
Aithra's Maid...........Ina Bourskaya
Elves: Louise Lerch, Charlotte Ryan, Ina Bourskaya, Dorothea Flexer

Conductor...............Artur Bodanzky

Director................Wilhelm Von Wymetal
Set designer............Joseph Urban
Costume designer........Lillian Gärtner Palmedo [Debut]

[Alternate title: The Egyptian Helen, Die Aegyptische Helena . The role of the Omniscient Mussel was billed as the Omniscient Shell this season.]

Die Ägyptische Helena received seven performances this season.



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