[Met Performance] CID:143000
Lakmé {55} Metropolitan Opera House: 11/11/1946.

(Opening Night {62}
Edward Johnson, General Manager

Debuts: Irene Jordan, Louis Fourestier)


Metropolitan Opera House
November 11, 1946
Opening Night {62}

Edward Johnson, General Manager


LAKMÉ {55}
Delibes-Gondinet/Gille

Lakmé...................Lily Pons
Gérald..................Raoul Jobin
Mallika.................Irene Jordan [Debut]
Frédéric................Martial Singher
Nilakantha..............Giacomo Vaghi
Hadji...................John Carter
Ellen...................Marita Farell
Rose....................Maxine Stellman
Mrs. Bentson............Thelma Votipka
Fortuneteller...........Lodovico Oliviero
Merchant................Anthony Marlowe
Thief...................William Hargrave
Dance...................Marina Svetlova
Dance...................Peggy Smithers
Dance...................Leon Varkas

Conductor...............Louis Fourestier [Debut]

Director................Désiré Defrère
Set designer............Joseph Novak
Choreographer...........Boris Romanoff

Lakmé received nine performances this season.

[Pons' costumes were designed by Valentina.]



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