Producers' Showcase: Festival of Music, Vol.1 (DVD)

Producers' Showcase: Festival of Music, Vol.1 (DVD)

Code: 4244



Product Description


Historic telecast of January 30, 1956, hosted by Charles Laughton.
Optional English subtitles; B&W, 89 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Leonard Warren - Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): Prologue
Jan Peerce - Pagliacci (Leoncavallo): "Vesti la giubba"
Isaac Stern - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, 3rd movement
Zinka Milanov - Tosca (Puccini): “Vissi d’arte”
Roberta Peters - Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach): Doll Song
Gregor Piatigorsky - Weber: Adagio & Rondo
Marian Anderson (with Franz Rupp, piano)
- O What A Beautiful City!
- Poor Me
- He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
Blanche Thebom & Mildred Miller - Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach): Barcarolle
Risë Stevens - Carmen (Bizet): Card Song
Renata Tebaldi & Jussi Bjoerling - La Bohème (Puccini): Act I Finale
Arthur Rubinstein - Chopin: Polonaise in A-flat, Op. 53

Showcase Symphony Orchestra
Max Rudolf, conductor