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 9, 1995
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Live
Language
English, German
Location
US / NY / New York
Translation
David Drew (9), Michael Geliot (5)
Conductor
James Levine (10)
Orchestrations
Kurt Weill (341)
Performer
Nico Castel (10) — Announcer,
Helga Dernesch (6) — Leocadia Begbick,
Alan Held (2) — Moneybags Bill,
Gary Lakes — Jimmy Mahoney,
Timothy Noble (3) — Trinity Moses,
Kenneth Riegel (2) — Fatty the Bookkeeper,
Jan-Hendrik Rootering — Alaska Wolf Joe,
Tony Stevenson (2) — Toby Higgins,
Teresa Stratas (28) — Jenny,
Richard Versalle — Jacob Schmidt,
Kathryn Day, Victoria Litherland, Victoria Livengood (3), Reveka Mavrovitis (3), Hillary Nicholson, Sandra Walker
Notes
A Saturday matinee Texaco broadcast, with Stratas, Dernesch, Versalle, and Nicholson all making their final appearances with the Metropolitan. Intermission features include "Richard Woitach talks about Mahagonny" and "Texaco's Opera Quiz: Edward Downes questions Cori Ellison, Terrence McNally, and William Weaver."
Shortcode
[r13752]

Releases

Format
2-CD
Released
1995-12-09
Lists
5 collectors / 8 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl19626]

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