[Met Performance] CID:14600
Roméo et Juliette {26} Mechanics Building Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts: 03/8/1895.

(During the curtain calls, Melba sang an encore to de Reszke's accompaniment.)


Boston, Massachusetts
Mechanics Building Auditorium
March 8, 1895


ROMÉO ET JULIETTE {26}

Roméo...................Jean de Reszke
Juliette................Nellie Melba
Frère Laurent...........Edouard de Reszke
Stéphano................Jane De Vigne
Mercutio................Victor De Gromzeski
Benvolio................Antonio Rinaldini
Gertrude................Mathilde Bauermeister
Capulet.................Pol Plançon
Tybalt..................Georges Mauguière
Grégorio................Antonio De Vaschetti
Duke of Verona..........Lodovico Viviani

Conductor...............Luigi Mancinelli

Bishop: Clari: Home sweet home
Nellie Melba
Jean De Reszke, piano

[Notes: Still suffering from the effects of a cold, Jean de Reszke omitted his Act II aria, "Ah! lève-toi soleil." During the curtain calls at the end of the performance an upright piano was moved onstage, and with Jean De Reszke at the keyboard, Nellie Melba sang her encore.]



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