[Met Concert/Gala] CID:125290
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 02/26/1939.


Metropolitan Opera House
February 26, 1939


GALA PROGRAM

Mignon: Overture

La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Felia Dubrovska, Grant Mouradoff, George Chaffee
Corps de Ballet

Tosca: Vissi d'arte
Zinka Milanov

Don Giovanni: Là ci darem la mano
Marita Farell
Ezio Pinza

La Juive: Rachel, quand du Seigneur
Armand Tokatyan

Carmen: Habañera; Seguidilla
Bruna Castagna

Rigoletto: Act IV Excerpts
Gilda...................Lina Aimaro
Maddalena...............Helen Olheim
Duke of Mantua..........Charles Kullman
Rigoletto...............Carlo Tagliabue
Sparafucile.............John Gurney

Madama Butterfly: Act III Excerpts
Cio-Cio-San.............Hilda Burke
Suzuki..................Lucielle Browning
Kate Pinkerton..........Maxine Stellman
B.F. Pinkerton..........Armand Tokatyan
Sharpless...............Daniel Harris [Last appearance]

Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
Marita Farell

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum
Carlo Tagliabue

La Gioconda: L'amo come il fulgor del creato!
Zinka Milanov
Bruna Castagna

Mignon: Act III Excerpts
Mignon..................Risë Stevens
Wilhelm.................Armand Tokatyan
Lothario................Ezio Pinza
Antonio.................John Gurney

Conductor...............Pietro Cimara

Director................Désiré Defrère
Choreographer...........Boris Romanoff

[The excerpts from La Gioconda, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, and Mignon were performed in costume.]



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