The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny > Metropolitan Opera


Show Details

Show
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (20)
AKA
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, The
Music
Kurt Weill (341)
Lyrics
Bertolt Brecht (99)
Book
Bertolt Brecht (99)

Recording Details

Date
December 22, 1979
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Translation
David Drew (9), Michael Geliot (5)
Conductor
James Levine (10)
Orchestrations
Kurt Weill (341)
Performer
Michael Best (5) — Toby Higgins,
Richard Cassilly (7) — Jimmy Mahoney,
Nico Castel (10) — Announcer,
Cornell MacNeil (4) — Trinity Moses,
Paul Plishka (6) — Alaska Wolf Joe,
Arturo Sergi (5) — Jacob Schmidt,
Vern Shinall (2) — Moneybags Bill,
Teresa Stratas (28) — Jenny,
Ragnar Ulfung (6) — Fatty the Bookkeeper,
Astrid Varnay (3) — Leocadia Begbick,
Klara Barlow (2), Nedda Casei (3), Gwynn Cornell (3), Joann Grillo (4), Isola Jones (4), Louise Wohlafka (4)
Notes
Metropolitan Opera House / Texaco matinee broadcast from December 22nd, 1979 (sung in English). This performanced marked the last performances of Varnay and Klara Barlow with the Metropolitan Opera.
Shortcode
[r13749]

Releases

Format
2-CD
Released
1979-12-22
Lists
11 collectors / 9 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl19624]

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