[Met Concert/Gala] CID:136850
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 02/13/1944.


Metropolitan Opera House
February 13, 1944


GALA PROGRAM

Martha: Overture

Pagliacci: Act I Excerpts
Nedda...................Nadine Conner
Canio...................Arthur Carron
Tonio...................Frank Valentino
Silvio..................John Baker
Beppe...................Lodovico Oliviero

Mignon: Connais-tu le pays
Lucielle Browning

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Virgilio Lazzari

Don Giovanni: Non mi dir
Eleanor Steber

Carmen: Act IV Dances
1) Gitane: Nina Youskevitch, Alexis Dolinoff, Corps de Ballet
2) Ouvre ton coeur: Marina Svetlova
3) Minuetto: Monna Montes, Leon Varkas
4) Farandole: Marina Svetlova, Monna Montes, Nina Youshkevitch, Alexis Dolinoff, Leon Varkas, Michael Arshansky, Corps de Ballet

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Lesson Scene (In Costume)
Rosina..................Christina Carroll
Count Almaviva..........Alessio De Paolis
Figaro..................John Brownlee
Dr. Bartolo.............Virgilio Lazzari
Don Basilio.............Lorenzo Alvary

La Gioconda: Voce di donna
Margaret Harshaw

Mendelssohn: Elijah: Lord God of Abraham
Handel: Israel in Egypt: Thanks be to Thee
Frederick Lechner

Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
Nadine Conner

Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Dance: Marina Svetlova, Monna Montes, Nina Youskevitch, Michael Arshansky, Alexis Dolinoff, Leon Varkas

Conductor...............Pietro Cimara
Director................Désiré Defrère
Choreographer...........Laurent Novikov

[Recent scholarship indicates that Dank sei dir Herr was not written by Handel, to whom it had long been attributed.]



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