[Met Concert/Gala] CID:350002
Testimonial Performance to Mr. Edmund C. Stanton. Metropolitan Opera House: 04/09/1891.


Metropolitan Opera House
April 9, 1891

Testimonial Performance to Mr. Edmund C. Stanton


GALA PERFORMANCE

Oberon: Overture

Conductor...............Walter Damrosch

("Who, though being engaged this evening at the full rehearsal of the May Festival at Carnegie Hall, has kindly consented to conduct this number of the Programme.")


FAUST: Act III, Garden Scene

Marguerite..............Marie Jahn
Marthe..................Hedwig Reil
Siebel..................Marie Ritter-Götze
Faust...................Andreas Dippel
Méphistophélès..........Conrad Behrens [Last appearance]


Liszt: Hungarian Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra
Franz Rummel, Piano


DIE WALKÜRE: Act III

Brünnhilde..............Antonia Mielke
Sieglinde...............Marie Jahn
Wotan...................Theodore Reichmann
Siegrune................Marie Ritter-Götze
Helmwige................Selma Kört-Kronold
Waltraute...............Hedwig Reil
Gerhilde................Olga Islar
Ortlinde................Ida Klein
Rosswesse...............Anna Mantel
Schwertleite............M. Wenslawska [Only appearance]
Grimmgerde..............Anna Fields [Last appearance]


GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG: Act I, Duet and Siegfried's Rhine Journey

Brünnhilde..............Antonia Mielke
Siegfried...............Andreas Dippel

("Special Request - Madame Antonia Mielke and Mr. Andreas Dippel, having to fill an engagement on Friday noon at Boston, must leave the Opera House at 11:15 p.m. precisely; in consequence the public is respectfully requested not to insist upon encores.")


DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG: Act III, Scene and Quintet

Hans Sachs..............Emil Fischer
Eva.....................Marie Jahn
Magdalene...............Hedwig Reil
Walter von Stolzing.....Andreas Dippel
David...................Otto Kemlitz

Conductor...............Anton Seidl

[Note: This performance, a tribute to Edmund C. Stanton, Manager of six of the seven German seasons, was omitted from previous chronicles of Metropolitan Opera history.]



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