Episode 40: 1958-1959

Dimiter Uzunov


As remembered by Alfred Hubay, there were many memorable moments of the 1958-1959 season of the Metropolitan Opera including the debuts of 5 tenors: Dimiter Uzunov, Flaviano Labo, Primo Zambruno, Karl Liebl and Barry Morell, Zinka Milanov’s first Met Desdemona, the first Met Iago of Tito Gobbi, the debuts of Karl Dönch and Aäse Nordmo-Llövberg as Sieglinde, the Lohengrin of Brian Sullivan, a classic cancellation/replacement story and a disastrous Verdi Requiem. (Part 3 of 3).
(Recorded 26 January 2012)

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