[Met Concert/Gala] CID:217550
Gala Performance. Metropolitan Opera House: 02/15/1969.


Metropolitan Opera House
February 15, 1969
Benefit sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera Guild
for the Benevolent and Retirement Funds


GALA PERFORMANCE

Madama Butterfly: Act I

Cio-Cio-San.............Pilar Lorengar
Pinkerton...............Plácido Domingo
Suzuki..................Nedda Casei
Sharpless...............Theodor Uppman
Goro....................Paul Franke
Bonze...................Lorenzo Alvary
Commissioner............Gene Boucher
Registrar...............Charles Kuestner

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

Production..............Yoshio Aoyama
Stage Director..........Patrick Tavernia
Designer................Motohiro Nagasaka


Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act I

Conductor...............Karl Böhm


Lakmé: Bell Song
Reri Grist

Zazà: Zazà, piccola zingara
Sherrill Milnes

I Vespri Siciliani: Bolero
Martina Arroyo

Linda di Chamounix: O luce di quest'anima
Gabriella Tucci

Les Pêcheurs de Perles: Je crois entendre encore
Nicolai Gedda

Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide
Leontyne Price

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


Norma: Casta diva; Ah! Bello a me ritorna
Montserrat Caballé
Metropolitan Opera Chorus

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prize Song
James King

Ariadne auf Naxos: Sein wir wieder gut
Evelyn Lear

Prince Igor: Igor's Act II Aria
Tom Krause

Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, bimbo, tu sei morto!
Anna Moffo

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


Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Birgit Nilsson

Conductor...............Zubin Mehta


Don Carlo: Act III, Scene 1
Elizabeth of Valois.....Raina Kabaivanska
Rodrigo.................Sherrill Milnes
Princess Eboli..........Grace Bumbry
Philip II...............Cesare Siepi
Grand Inquisitor........John Macurdy
Lerme...................Gabor Carelli

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

Production..............Margaret Webster
Stage Director..........Bodo Igesz
Designer................Rolf Gérard



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