[Met Concert/Gala] CID:140690
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 01/27/1946.


Metropolitan Opera House
January 27, 1946


GALA PROGRAM

Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture

Rigoletto: Act III
Gilda...................Mimi Benzell
Page....................Lucielle Browning
Duke of Mantua..........Richard Tucker
Rigoletto...............Frank Valentino
Monterone...............William Hargrave
Borsa...................Richard Manning
Marullo.................George Cehanovsky
Count Ceprano...........John Baker

Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
Lillian Raymondi

La Traviata: Di Provenza
Robert Merrill

Don Carlo: O don fatale
Blanche Thebom

Don Giovanni: Madamina
Virgilio Lazzari

Lakmé: Act II Hindu Dances
Terana - Marina Svetlova and Corps de Ballet
Rektah - Anne Barlow and Leon Varkas
Dance of the Veils - Marina Svetlova, Leon Varkas and Corps de Ballet
Bayaders - Marina Svetlova and Corps de Ballet
Finale - Entire Ballet

Aida: Act II, Scene 1
Florence Kirk
Martha Lipton

La Forza del Destino: O tu che in seno agli angeli
Richard Tucker

Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice?
Blanche Thebom

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Virgilio Lazzari

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fà
Mimi Benzell

Faust: Kermesse Scene
Marguerite..............Maxine Stellman
Siebel..................Lucielle Browning
Faust...................Thomas Hayward
Valentin................Robert Merrill
Mephistophélès..........Nicola Moscona
Wagner..................John Baker

Conductor...............Pietro Cimara

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

[The selections from Rigoletto, Aida, and Faust were performed in concert.]



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