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Subject: Re: Del Monaco/Victoria de los Angeles
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 4 Jan 2017 11:45:31 -0500
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Tom

In 1948 they sang together in San Sabastian and Oviedo, Spain in
La Boheme, and in 1952 she sang Micaela to his Don Jose in Carmen
at the Met.

The 55 Butterfly Gala and the Otello revival of 58 at the Met complete
their partnership, as far as I can tell.

Bob

On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, tom ponti <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I had read about that performance, I also read that he requested to sing
> that duet because he wanted to sing with her. I got the impression that
> they had sung together before, but I don't think they ever sang together
> there until the Otello in 58. Perhaps they performed Butterfly or Boheme
> elsewhere before 55? Those were two roles I would not associate with him,
> but it seems he did sing them early in his career.
>
>
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> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 11:13 AM
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> Subject: [OPERA-L] Del Monaco as Pinkerton at the Met
>
> In addition to my post of last evening, I have been informed
> by three of you, and for it my thanks, that he sang Act 1 with
> Victoria de los Angeles in a Gala in the fifties.
>
> I looked it up. Yup! 2 April 1955 with Margaret Roggero and
> Frank Guarrera, conducted by Pietro Cimara.
>
> Bob
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