Title Program for "Goetterdaemmerung", Metropolitan Opera House, Tuesday Afternoon, March 1, 1938, featuring Lauritz Melchior, Kirsten Flagstad, Karin Branzell, etc.
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher New York 1938
Seller ID 005695
4to. 25.5 by 17.5 cm. 24 pp. plus wraps. That March week was Wagner heavy, with performances to follow of Tristan, Walkure, another Gotterdammerung and Die Meistersinger, with Flagstad, Melchior and Branzell also starring in the Tristan. Articles in the program include a reminiscence on the Wagerian soprano Johanna Gadski, as well as an article on "Fashions at the Opera". With ads, photos (Marjorie Lawrence in Salome, images of Gadski, etc.), a diagram of the boxes and naming the ownlers of the boxes (the boxes were owned by wealthy patrons in the old house.)