[Met Concert/Gala] CID:31690
Farewell Performance of Grand Opera. Metropolitan Opera House: 4/27/1903.


Metropolitan Opera House
April 27, 1903


FAREWELL PERFORMANCE
of
GRAND OPERA


La Fille du Régiment: Act I

Marie...................Fritzi Scheff [Last appearance]
Nevers..................Antonio Scotti
Marquise of Berkenfield.Marie Van Cauteren
Sergeant Sulpice........Charles Gilibert [Last appearance]
Hortentius..............Eugène Dufriche
Corporal................Bernard Bégué

Conductor...............Philippe Flon

Director................Fernand Almanz


Der Fliegende Holländer: Act II

Dutchman................Anton Van Rooy
Senta...................Johanna Gadski
Erik....................Alois Burgstaller
Daland..................Robert Blass
Mary....................Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Conductor...............Alfred Hertz


La Traviata: Act I

Violetta................Marcella Sembrich
Alfredo.................Emilio De Marchi [Last appearance]
Flora...................Marie Van Cauteren
Gastone.................Roberto Vanni [Last appearance]
Baron Douphol...........Jacques Bars
Marquis D'Obigny........Eugène Dufriche
Dr. Grenvil.............Charles Gilibert
Annina..................Mathilde Bauermeister

Conductor...............Philippe Flon

Director................Fernand Almanz


Faust: Act V, Scene 2

Faust...................Albert Alvarez [Last appearance]
Marguerite..............Emma Eames
Méphistophélès..........Edouard de Reszke [Last appearance]

Conductor...............Philippe Flon

Director................Fernand Almanz


Les Huguenots: Act IV

Raoul...................Albert Alvarez
Valentine...............Johanna Gadski
Nevers..................Antonio Scotti
Saint Bris..............Marcel Journet

Conductor...............Philippe Flon [Last appearance]

Director................Fernand Almanz


Lohengrin: Act I Excerpt

Lohengrin...............Georg Anthes
Elsa....................Luise Reuss-Belce [Last appearance]
Ortrud..................Ernestine Schumann-Heink
Telramund...............David Bispham [Last appearance]
King Heinrich...........Robert Blass
Herald..................Adolph Mühlmann

Conductor...............Alfred Hertz

Director................Johannes Emblad

[The Lohengrin excerpt began with Elsa's entrance and ran to the end of the act. A company program notes that the performance concluded at 1:25 A.M.]

[Note: An insert in the program read: "Owing to indisposition, Mme. Nordica has been unable to leave Pittsburg and therefore cannot appear this evening. Mme. Gadski has kindly consented to sing Valentine in "Les Huguenots," and Mme. Reuss-Belce and Mme. Schumann-Heink will appear as Elsa and Ortrud respectively in "Lohengrin."]

There was one Gala Performance this season.



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