Episode 43: 1959-1960

Leonard Warren

The 1959-1960 season of the Metropolitan Opera found Alfred Hubay as Chief Usher for Rudolf Bing’s tenth season as General Manager. Mr. Hubay’s memories include a new production of Simon Boccanegra for Leonard Warren, followed by the most tragic event in the Metropolitan Opera’s history, the debuts of Pavel Lisitsian as Amonasro, Anselmo Colzani in Simon Boccanegra with its constantly changing casts, such as Zinka Milanov’s first Amelia. (Part 3 of 5).
(Recorded 21 February 2012)

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