A Historic Performance of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera

April 21, 2019, 10:00 pm

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A portrait of Verdi conducting the Paris premiere of Aida, 1880

This program will feature a historic performance of Verdi’s opera Un ballo in maschera at the Metropolitan Opera in 1940. Featuring performances by Jussi Björling, Alexander Sved, Zinka Milanov, and Bruna Castagna. Conducted by Ettore Panizza.