[Met Concert/Gala] CID:120440
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 01/24/1937.


Metropolitan Opera House
January 24, 1937


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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act I

Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux
Carlo Morelli

La Gioconda: Voce di donna
Lucielle Browning

L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Joseph Bentonelli

Der Zigeunerbaron: Gypsy Song
Irene Jessner

Un Ballo in Maschera: Eri tu
Richard Bonelli

Faust: Jewel Song
Susanne Fisher

La Gioconda: Enzo Grimaldo
Joseph Bentonelli
Richard Bonelli

La Forza del Destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio
Elisabeth Rethberg

Carmen: Act IV Dances
Gitane: Ruthanna Boris, American Ballet Ensemble
Farucca: Maclovia Ruiz, American Ballet Ensemble
Farandole: Ruthanna Boris, Monna Montes, Josef Levinoff, American Ballet Ensemble
Arranged by George Balanchine

Cavalleria Rusticana: Excerpts
Hilda Burke
Lucielle Browning
Anna Kaskas
Sydney Rayner

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Ezio Pinza

Mignon: Connais-tu le pays
Grieg: Ich liebe dich
Gertrud Wettergren

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prize Song
Charles Kullman

Le Nozze di Figaro: Crudel perchè finora; Se a caso Madama
Elisabeth Rethberg
Ezio Pinza

La Traviata: Act II, Scene 1 Excerpts
Queena Mario
Carlo Morelli

La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Leda Anchutina, Gisella Caccialanza, Rabana Hasburgh, Monna Montes,
Holly Howard, Elise Reiman, Kathryn Mullowny, Anatol Vilzak, American Ballet Ensemble
Arranged by George Balanchine

Conductor...............Wilfred Pelletier
Director................Désiré Defrère

[The excerpts from Cavalleria Rusticana and La Traviata were performed in costume.]



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