[Met Concert/Gala] CID:213860
Gala Performance. Metropolitan Opera House: 03/16/1968.


Metropolitan Opera House
March 16, 1968

Benefit sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera Guild
for the Benevolent and Retirement Funds


GALA PERFORMANCE

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act I
Conductor: Thomas Schippers

Les Huguenots: Ô beau pays
Joan Sutherland

Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum
Cornell MacNeil

Conductor...............Richard Bonynge


Eugene Onegin: Letter Scene
Teresa Stratas

La Cenerentola: Miei rampolli feminini
Fernando Corena

The Queen of Spades: Gherman's Aria
Nicolai Gedda

Rossini: La Regata Veneziana
Renata Tebaldi

Conductor...............Thomas Schippers


I Vespri Siciliani: O tu Palermo
Ezio Flagello

La Juive: Rachel, quand du Seigneur
Richard Tucker

Pagliacci: Prologue
Sherrill Milnes

L'Africaine: O paradiso
Carlo Bergonzi

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


Hamlet: Drinking Song
Robert Merrill

Dinorah: Shadow Song
Roberta Peters

Rigoletto: Pari siamo
Mario Sereni

Louise: Depuis le jour
Leontyne Price

Cardillo: Core 'ngrato
Die Capua: I' te vurria vasà
Franco Corelli

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


Pagliacci: Vesti la giubba
Richard Tucker

Don Giovanni: Madamina
Giorgio Tozzi

The Land of Smiles: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
James King

Der Zarewitsch: Einer wird kommen
Leonie Rysanek

L'Arlesiana: È la solita storia
Jan Peerce

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


Faust: Act V, Scene 2
Joan Sutherland, George Shirley, John Macurdy
Conductor: Richard Bonynge

[The artists sang works they had not performed before at the Metropolitan Opera.]



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