[Met Concert/Gala] CID:128160
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 02/25/1940.


Metropolitan Opera House
February 25, 1940


GALA PROGRAM

La Forza del Destino: Overture

Mignon: Act III Excerpts
Mignon.................Helen Olheim
Wilhelm................John Carter
Lothario...............Nicola Moscona
Antonio................Arnold Gabor

Aida: Celeste Aida
Arthur Carron

Sibelius: Orchid Corsage {1}
Maria Gambarelli, Dancer

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum
Leonard Warren

Madama Butterfly: Love Duet
Licia Albanese
Charles Kullman

La Damnation de Faust: Hungarian March

Erlkönig (Schubert); Botschaft (Brahms); Verborgenheit (Wolf); Ständchen (Strauss)
Lotte Lehmann
Paul Ulanowsky, piano

Otello: Love Duet
Irene Jessner
Arthur Carron

Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
Licia Albanese

Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Charles Kullman

Carmen: Acts II, IV Excerpts
Carmen..................Winifred Heidt
Frasquita...............Thelma Votipka
Mercedes................Helen Olheim

Carmen: Dance
Doris Neal
Beatrice Weinberger
Ruth Harris
Monna Montes
Ruthanna Boris
George Chaffee
Grant Mouradoff

Conductor...............Fausto Cleva

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

[The selections from Mignon, Madama Butterfly and the Acts II and IV excerpts from Carmen were performed in costume.]



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