[Met Performance] CID:118090
Lakmé {32} Metropolitan Opera House: 12/23/1935.

(Debuts: Betty Eisner, Nora Kaye, Yvonne Patterson, Mary Sale, Lew Christensen, Douglas Coudy)


Metropolitan Opera House
December 23, 1935


LAKMÉ {32}
Delibes-Gondinet/Gille

Lakmé...................Lily Pons
Gérald..................Giovanni Martinelli
Mallika.................Irra Petina
Frédéric................George Cehanovsky
Nilakantha..............Ezio Pinza
Hadji...................Giordano Paltrinieri
Ellen...................Helen Gleason
Rose....................Dorothea Flexer
Mrs. Bentson............Thelma Votipka
Fortuneteller...........Angelo Badà
Merchant................Max Altglass
Thief...................Hubert Raidich
Dance...................Kathryn Mullowny
Dance...................Betty Eisner [Debut]
Dance...................Nora Kaye [Debut]
Dance...................Yvonne Patterson [Debut]
Dance...................Mary Sale [Debut]
Dance...................Elise Reiman
Dance...................Holly Howard
Dance...................Lew Christensen [Debut]
Dance...................Douglas Coudy [Debut]
Dance...................Charles Laskey

Conductor...............Louis Hasselmans

Director................Désiré Defrère
Set designer............Joseph Novak
Choreographer...........George Balanchine

[Nora Kaye was billed at the time as Nora Koreff.]

Lakmé received two performances this season.



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