[Met Concert/Gala] CID:125380
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 03/5/1939.


Metropolitan Opera House
March 5, 1939


GALA PROGRAM

Semiramide: Overture

Otello: Love Duet
Irene Jessner
Arthur Carron

Samson et Dalila: Dalila Aria
Helen Olheim

La Traviata: Ah fors'è lui
Helen Jepson

Gershwin: RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Maria Gambarelli, Solo Dancer
Arthur Norris, Piano

Un Ballo in Maschera: Eri tu
Leonard Warren

Tosca: Vissi d'arte
Irene Jessner

Tosca: Act III Excerpts
Tosca...................Irene Jessner
Cavarodossi.............Armand Tokatyan
Spoletta................Alessio De Paolis
Sciarrone...............Wilfred Engelman
Jailer..................Arnold Gabor


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

La Gioconda: Voce di donna
Anna Kaskas

Rigoletto: Act III
Gilda...................Lina Aimaro
Maddalena...............Lucielle Browning
Duke of Mantua..........Frederick Jagel
Rigoletto...............Leonard Warren
Sparafucile.............Douglas Beattie

La Bohème: O soave fanciulla
Helen Jepson
Armand Tokatyan

Torelli: Tu lo sai
Arne: Comus: Air
Duparc: Phidylé
Marx: Der Ton
John Charles Thomas
Carroll Hollister, piano

Lakmé: Bell Song
Lina Aimaro

Lakmé: Act II Hindu Dances
Felia Dubrovska, ,Ruth Chanova, Maria Gambarelli, Grant Mouradoff

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

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

[The excerpts from Otello, Tosca, La Gioconda, Rigoletto, and Lakmé were performed in costume.]



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