Episode 23: 1951-1952

Hans Hopf

In this episode, Alfred Hubay recounts his memories and impressions as an usher during his ninth season, 1951-1952, with the Metropolitan Opera. Among the subjects he covers are the debuts of Hans Hopf and Giacinto Prandelli, the Italianate Manon with Giuseppe di Stefano and Licia Albanese, the return of Maria Jeritza, the voice of Paolo Silveri and Otello with Ramon Vinay, Eleanor Steber and Leonard Warren. (Part 4 of 4).
(Recorded 19 July 2011)

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