Episode 39: 1958-1959

Nicolai Gedda

As remembered by Alfred Hubay, there were many memorable moments of the 1958-1959 season of the Metropolitan Opera including the Met’s attempt to start a ballet company, Les contes d’Hoffmann with Nicolai Gedda, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Lucine Amara and George London, the debuts of Martina Arroyo, Cornell MacNeil, a new production of Macbeth with Leonard Warren and Leonie Rysanek in her debut and the Met premiere of Wozzeck with Hermann Uhde, Eleanor Steber and Kurt Baum conducted by Karl Böhm. (Part 2 of 2).
(Recorded 26 January 2012)

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