[Met Concert/Gala] CID:54541
Fifth Sunday Concert. Metropolitan Opera House: 12/15/1912.

(Review)


Metropolitan Opera House
December 15, 1912


FIFTH SUNDAY CONCERT


Semiramide: Overture

Carmen: Toreador Song
Dinh Gilly

Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Riccardo Martin

Madama Butterfly: Un bel dě
Bemberg: Aime-moi [encore]
Geraldine Farrar

Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale

Bimboni: Sospiri miei
Dvorák: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Bemberg: Chant vénetian
Riccardo Martin

Gluck: Wonnevoller Mai
Schumann: Ihre Stimme
Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate: Alleluja
MacDowell: The Bumblebee [encore, self-accompanied]
Chadwick: The Maid and the Butterfly [encore, self-accompanied]
Geraldine Farrar

Tchaikovsky: Don Juan's Serenade
Liszt: Enfant si j'étais roi
Dinh Gilly

Faust: Final Trio
Geraldine Farrar
Riccardo Martin
Dinh Gilly

La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours

Conductor...............Giuseppe Sturani
Piano...................Richard Hageman

The review in the Sun noted that Farrar's performance of the Bemberg song was self-accompanied "with an abandon that sent the lace décolletage flying from her thinly veiled shoulder."



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