[Met Concert/Gala] CID:140770
Gala Program. Metropolitan Opera House: 02/3/1946.


Metropolitan Opera House
February 3, 1946


GALA PROGRAM

Le Nozze di Figaro: Overture

La Traviata: Act I
Violetta................Christina Carroll
Flora...................Thelma Votipka
Alfredo.................Richard Tucker
Gastone.................Richard Manning
Baron Douphol...........George Cehanovsky
Marquis d'Obigny........William Hargrave
Dr. Grenvil.............Louis D'Angelo

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum
Robert Merrill

La Gioconda: Voce di donna
Margaret Harshaw

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: La calunnia
Virgilio Lazzari

La Gioconda: Suicidio
Regina Resnik

Faust: Salut! Demeure
Thomas Hayward

Carmen: Act IV Dances
Gitane - Ana Ricarda and the Corps de Ballet
Farandole - Ana Ricarda, Leon Varkas and the Corps de Ballet

Rigoletto: Act IV Excerpts
Gilda...................Mimi Benzell
Madalena................Martha Lipton
Duke of Mantua..........Richard Tucker
Rigoletto...............George Cehanovsky
Sparafucile.............William Hargrave

Mignon: Connais-tu le pays
Mona Paulee

Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito
Nicola Moscona

Lakmé: Bell Song
Pierrette Alarie

Faust: Kermesse Scene
Marguerite..............Maxine Stellman
Siebel..................Thelma Altman
Faust...................Thomas Hayward
Valentin................Robert Merrill
Mephistophélès..........William Hargrave
Wagner..................John Baker


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

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

[The selections from La Traviata, Rigoletto and Faust were performed in costume.]



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