[Met Concert/Gala] CID:15180
Gala Performance. Metropolitan Opera House: 4/30/1895.


Metropolitan Opera House
April 30, 1895


GALA PERFORMANCE

Lohengrin: Act III, Scene 1

Lohengrin...............Jean de Reszke
Elsa....................Lillian Nordica

Conductor...............Anton Seidl


Falstaff: Act II, Scene 2

Sir John Falstaff.......Victor Maurel
Alice Ford..............Emma Eames
Ford....................Giuseppe Campanari
Dame Quickly............Sofia Scalchi
Nannetta................Zélie de Lussan
Fenton..................Giuseppe Russitano
Meg Page................Jane De Vigne [Last appearance]
Dr. Cajus...............Roberto Vanni
Bardolfo................Antonio Rinaldini
Pistola.................Alfonso Mariani [Last appearance]

Conductor...............Louis Saar


Lucia di Lammermoor: Mad Scene
Nellie Melba

Conductor...............Anton Seidl

[Nellie Melba repeated the cadenza with flute.]


Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act III, Scene 1

Hans Sachs..............Edouard de Reszke
Eva.....................Emma Eames
Walther von Stolzing....Jean de Reszke
Magdalene...............Mathilde Bauermeister
David...................Lloyd D'Aubigné
Beckmesser..............Agostino Carbone

Conductor...............Anton Seidl


Hess: Dis-moi que tu m'aimes
Tosti: Ninon
Victor Maurel


Aida: Act III

Aida....................Lillian Nordica
Radamčs.................Francesco Tamagno [Last appearance]
Amneris.................Jane De Vigne
Amonasro................Maurizio Bensaude
Ramfis..................Abram Abramoff

Conductor...............Anton Seidl

Director................William Parry

[Note: According to W. J. Henderson, Victor Maurel sang Falstaff's "Quand'ero paggio" twice but it is not clear whether this was during the scene or the curtain calls.]



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