Episode 25: 1952-1953

Salvatore Baccaloni

The season of 1952-1953 was Alfred Hubay’s tenth season as an usher for the Metropolitan Opera. Here he talks about a nationwide telecast of Carmen, a Met Jamboree, the mergence of George London, the debuts of Erich Kunz and Hilde Zadek, the Marschallin of Astrid Varnay and the Italianate Carmen of Fedora Barbieri and Mario del Monaco. (Part 2 of 2).
(Recorded 16 August 2011)

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