[Met Concert/Gala] CID:130070
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 12/8/1940.


Metropolitan Opera House
December 8, 1940


GALA PROGRAM

Finlandia

Pagliacci: Act I Excerpts
Tonio..................Leonard Warren
Nedda..................Hilda Burke
Canio..................Arthur Carron
Silvio.................George Cehanovsky

Don Carlo: O don fatale
Karin Branzell

Nabucco: Vieni, o Levita!
Ezio Pinza

Tannhäuser: Dich teure Halle
Zinka Milanov

Lakmé: Act II Hindu Dances
Terana: Ruthanna Boris and Corps de Ballet
Rektah: Monna Montes and Grant Mouradoff
Dance of the Veils: Ruthana Boris, Grant Mouradoff and Corps de Ballet
Bayadere: Lillian Moore and Corps de Ballet
Finale: Corps de Ballet


Faust: Prison Scene
Marguerite..............Hilde Burke
Faust...................Raoul Jobin
Méphistophélès..........Nicola Moscona


L'Enfant Prodigue: Air de Lia
Karin Branzell

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Ezio Pinza

La Forza del Destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio!
Zinka Milanov

Rigoletto: Act III
Gilda...................Hilde Reggiani
Rigoletto...............Leonard Warren
Duke of Mantua..........Armand Tokatyan
Maddalena...............Anna Kaskas
Sparafucile.............John Gurney

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

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

There were fourteen concerts this season.

[The selections from Pagliacci, Faust, and Rigoletto were performed in costume.]



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