[Met Concert/Gala] CID:133330
Grand Sunday Night Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 03/15/1942.


Metropolitan Opera House
March 15, 1942


GRAND SUNDAY NIGHT PROGRAM

Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture

Cavalleria Rusticana: Excerpts (In Costume)
Lily Djanel
Mona Paulee
Mary Van Kirk
Arthur Carron
Frank Valentino

Tannhäuser: Dich teure Halle
Maria Van Delden

Siegfried: Forging Song
Emery Darcy

Rienzi: Gerechter Gott
Karin Branzell

La Forza del Destino: Convent Scene
Stella Roman
Nicola Moscona

Conductor...............Paul Breisach


Presentation of finalists from the Metropolitan Opera Auditions of the Air
Milton Cross, Master of Ceremonies

Das Rheingold: Weiche, Wotan! Weiche!
Margaret Harshaw [First Appearance]

La Bohème: Che gelida manina
Elwood Gary [First Appearance]

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fà
Virginia MacWatters [First appearance]

Pagliacci: Prologue
Clifford Harvuot [First Appearance]

La Bohème: Mi chiamano Mimì
Frances Greer [First Appearance]

Boris Godunov: Monologue
Robert Brink [Only Appearance]

Conductor...............Wilfred Pelletier


Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Nicola Moscona

Faust: Jewel Song
Eleanor Steber

Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux
Leonard Warren

Faust: Final Trio
Eleanor Steber
Raoul Jobin
Nicola Moscona

Conductor...............Paul Breisach


Lakmé: Act II Hindu Dances
Ruthanna Boris
Monna Montes
Michael Arshansky
Alexis Dolinoff
Leon Varkas

Conductor...............Peter Paul Fuchs [Last appearance]

Director................Désiré Defrère
Choreographer...........Laurent Novikoff


Photograph of Auditions of the Air winners Elwood Gary, Francis Greer, Margaret Harshaw, and Clifford Harvuot with Edward Johnson and Wilfred Pelletier.



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