[Met Concert/Gala] CID:350759
Ed Sullivan's Toast to the Met. Metropolitan Opera House: 11/08/1953., Telecast


Metropolitan Opera House
November 8, 1953 Telecast

Ed Sullivan's "Toast of the Town" presents:


Hosted by Ed Sullivan

Carmen: Act IV Finale
Risė Stevens
Richard Tucker

Boris Godunov: Death of Boris
Cesare Siepi
Paul Franke

Rigoletto: Quartet
Risė Stevens
Roberta Peters
Richard Tucker
Robert Merrill

South Pacific: Some Enchanted Evening
Robert Merrill

Victor Borge: Dressing down Mozart

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Non-operatic guests: Victor Borge and Sam Levenson

[Ed Sullivan televised his entire show from the Metropolitan Opera stage with the studio audience filling the house; the audience in the orchestra and dress circle wore black tie. Although a program does not exist, the selections listed above were photographed in rehearsal.]

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