Episode 33: 1956-1957

Maria Callas

The 1956-1957 season was a memorable season for Alfred Hubay, now the Assistant to the Chief Usher for the Metropolitan Opera. The most momentous occasion was the opening night debut of Maria Meneghini Calls as Norma. In this episode, Alfred Hubay talks about the days leading up to and through the debut, the second performance and appearances in Lucia di Lammermoor with Enzo Sordello and later being replaced by Dolores Wilson. (Part 1 of 3).
(Recorded 19 November 2011)

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