[Met Performance] CID:298360
La Traviata {735} Metropolitan Opera House: 10/31/1989.


Metropolitan Opera House
October 31, 1989


LA TRAVIATA {735}
Giuseppe Verdi--Francesco Maria Piave

Violetta................Edita Gruberova
Alfredo.................Neil Shicoff
Germont.................Wolfgang Brendel
Flora...................Wendy White
Gastone.................Anthony Laciura
Baron Douphol...........Renato Capecchi
Marquis D'Obigny........James Courtney
Dr. Grenvil.............Federico DaviÓ
Annina..................Sondra Kelly
Giuseppe................John Hanriot
Gardener................Mitchell Sendrowitz
Dance...................Fernando Bujones
Dance...................Linda Gelinas
Dance...................Cynthia Harvey

Conductor...............Richard Woitach

A man in the audience had a heart attack during the second act and died later at Roosevelt Hospital. Richard Woitach, the conductor, halted the performance, and the house lights came up to allow doctors in the audience to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation for about 20 minutes until an ambulance arrived.



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