Episode 8: 1946-1947

Lily Pons

In his fourth year as an usher for The Metropolitan Opera, Alfred Hubay relays his experiences during the 1946-1947 season, such as The Metropolitan Opera becoming the center of his life, the glamor of the opening night, both on and offstage and 4 important and memorable debuts: Set Svanholm, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Daniza Ilitsch and Ramon Vinay. (Part 1 of 2).
(Recorded 11 March 2011)

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