[Met Performance] CID:210870
Metropolitan Opera Premiere
I Vespri Siciliani {1} Festival Field, Newport, Rhode Island: 08/23/1967.
 (Metropolitan Opera Premiere)


Newport, Rhode Island
Festival Field
August 23, 1967
Metropolitan Opera Premiere


In Concert, In Italian

I VESPRI SICILIANI {1}
Giuseppe Verdi--Eugene Scribe/Duveyrier

Elena...................Virginia Zeani [Last appearance]
Arrigo..................Eugenio Fernandi
Guido di Monforte.......Kostas Paskalis
Giovanni da Procida.....Bonaldo Giaiotti
Ninetta.................Joann Grillo
Danieli.................Robert Nagy
Tebaldo.................Paul Franke
Sire di Bethune.........Louis Sgarro
Roberto.................Paul Plishka

Conductor...............Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Translation by Caimi

I Vespri Siciliani received one performance this season. The opera was not staged by the company until 1/31/1974.

[Alternate titles: Les VÍpres Siciliennes; The Sicilian Vespers.]



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