[Met Concert/Gala] CID:196370
Martinelli Gala. Metropolitan Opera House: 11/20/1963.

(50th Anniversary of Giovanni Martinelli's
debut.)


Metropolitan Opera House
November 20, 1963
Benefit sponsored by the
Metropolitan Opera Guild

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Giovanni Martinelli's debut with the company

GALA PERFORMANCE

La Forza del Destino: Overture

Pagliacci: Prologue
Cornell MacNeil

La Traviata: Ah fors'è lui
Gianna D'Angelo

Turandot: Nessun dorma
Barry Morell

Il Trovatore: Tacea la notte placida
Lucine Amara

Ernani: Infelice!... e tuo credevi
Ezio Flagello

La Gioconda: Suicidio
Raina Kabaivanska

La Bohème: Che gelida manina
John Alexander

Conductor...............Fausto Cleva


Carmen: Preludes
Conductor...............Joseph Rosenstock

Andrea Chénier: Nemico della patria?
Robert Merrill

Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì
Anna Moffo

Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito
Giorgio Tozzi

Samson et Dalila: Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse!
Rita Gorr

Otello: Salce Salce; Ave Maria
Zinka Milanov

Les Huguenots: Piff Paff
Cesare Siepi

Conductor...............George Schick


Presentation: Lauder Greenway, Chairman of the Board
Remarks: Giovanni Martinelli

Special Guests
Licia Albanese
Karin Branzell
Rose Bampton
Anna Case
Ruth Miller
Nina Morgana
Carmela Ponselle
Bidú Sayao
Eva Turner
Giuseppe Bamboschek
John Brownlee
Thomas Chalmers
Mario Chamlee
Frederick Jagel
Alexander Sved


Aida: Act II, Sc. 2
Aida....................Mary Curtis-Verna
Radamès.................Carlo Bergonzi
Amneris.................Irene Dalis
Amonasro................Mario Sereni
Ramfis..................Bonaldo Giaiotti
King....................John Macurdy
Dance...................Edith Jerell
Dance...................Katharyn Horne

Conductor...............Kurt Adler

Director................Nathaniel Merrill
Designer................Robert O'Hearn
Choreographer...........Katherine Dunham



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