The First American Opera Festival

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


27536. The First American Opera Festival. May 7, 1942. Mutual net. "Porgy and Bess". Sustaining. The first show of the series. The program features the cast of the Broadway revival then running, which included members from the 1935 cast. Alfred Wallenstein (conductor, narrator), Anne Brown, The Eva Jesse Choir, George Gershwin (composer), Joe Ripley (announcer), The WOR Symphony Orchestra, Todd Duncan, Ruby Elzy, Avon Long, Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson, Georgette Harvey, Jack Carr, Jean Dalyrimple (adaptor), Frederick Bethel (director), Joe Ripley (announcer). 59:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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