[Met Concert/Gala] CID:140530
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 01/13/1946.


Metropolitan Opera House
January 13, 1946


GALA PROGRAM

Don Giovanni: Overture

La Traviata: Act II, Scene 1
Violetta................Dorothy Kirsten
Annina..................Thelma Altman
Alfredo.................Thomas Hayward
Germont.................Lawrence Tibbett

La Favorita: O mio Fernando
Margaret Harshaw

Don Giovanni: Il mio tesoro
Charles Kullman

La Traviata: Sempre libera
Licia Albanese

Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito
Nicola Moscona

Carmen: Act IV Dances
Gitane - Amelia Gilmore and Corps de Ballet
Farandole - Amelia Gilmore, Leon Varkas and Corps de Ballet

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Lesson Scene
Rosina..................Mimi Benzell
Count Almaviva..........Richard Manning
Figaro..................Frank Valentino
Dr. Bartolo.............Louis D'Angelo
Don Basilio.............Nicola Moscona

Roméo et Juliette: Waltz
Licia Albanese

Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux
Lawrence Tibbett

The Last Rose of Summer (traditional)
Frances Greer

Faust: Salut! Demeure
Thomas Hayward

La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Marina Svetlova
Leon Varkas
Josef Carmassi

Conductor...............Max Rudolf [First appearance]
Director................Désiré Defrère
Choreographer...........Boris Romanoff

[The excerpts from La Travaita and Il Barbiere di Siviglia were performed in costume.]



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