[Met Concert/Gala] CID:130250
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 12/22/1940.


Metropolitan Opera House
December 22, 1940


GALA PROGRAM

Tannhäuser: Overture

Tannhäuser: Bacchanale
Ruthanna Boris
Lillian Moore
Grant Mouradoff
Josef Levinoff
Three Graces
Helen Longacre [First appearance]
Elissa Minet [First appearance]
Mary Smith

Carmen: Parle-moi de ma mère
Licia Albanese
John Carter

Un Ballo in Maschera: Eri tu
Alexander Sved

Don Giovanni: Non mi dir
Eleanor Steber

La Traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti
Nino Martini

Il Trovatore: Act I, Scene 2
Leonora.................Norina Greco
Manrico.................Arthur Carron
Count de Luna...........Leonard Warren
Ines....................Maxine Stellman

La Traviata: Act III
Violetta Valery.........Helen Jepson
Alfredo Gremont.........Nino Martini
Giorgio Germont.........George Cehanovsky
Doctor Grenvil..........Wilfred Engelman
Annina..................Helen Olheim

Pagliacci: Prologue
Alexander Sved

Le Nozze di Figaro: Deh vieni non tardar
Licia Albanese

The Bartered Bride: Aria
John Carter

Lakmé: Act II Hindu Dances
Tarana: Ruthana Boris and Corps de Ballet
Rektah: Monna Montes and Grant Mouradoff
Dance of the veils: Ruthana Boris, Grant Mouradoff and Corps de Ballet
Bayaders: Lillian Moore and Corps de Ballet
Finale: Corps de Ballet

Conductor...............Pietro Cimara
Director................Désiré Defrère
Choreographer...........Boris Romanoff

[The selections from Il Trovatore and La Traviata were performed in costume.]



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