Jon Vickers tenor 1926 – 2015

Jon Vickers tenor 1926 - 2015

Jon Vickers studied with George Lambert at The Royal Conservatory of Music and sang professionally in Canada from the early- to mid-1950s. His international career began with his 1957 Covent Garden Riccardo in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera.

Jon Vickers tenor 1926 – 2015

Jon Vickers continued to appear there into the 1980s, putting his personal stamp on the roles of Énée in Berlioz’s Les Troyens, Radamès in Aida, the title role in Don Carlos, Handel’s Samson, Florestan in Fidelio, Tristan in Tristan und Isolde, Canio in Pagliacci, and the title role in Britten’s Peter Grimes

Vickers studied with George Lambert at The Royal Conservatory of Music and sang professionally in Canada from the early- to mid-1950s. His international career began with his 1957 Covent Garden Riccardo in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera. He continued to appear there into the 1980s, putting his personal stamp on the roles of Énée in Berlioz’s Les Troyens, Radamès in Aida, the title role in Don Carlos, Handel’s Samson, Florestan in Fidelio, Tristan in Tristan und Isolde, Canio in Pagliacci, and the title role in Britten’s Peter Grimes.

He debuted at the Bayreuth Festival in 1958 as Siegmund in Die Walküre and sang Parsifal there in 1964. Later negotiations with Wieland Wagner concerning appearances as Siegfried in Götterdämmerung ceased on Wieland’s death in 1966. His debut role at the Metropolitan Opera in 1960 was Canio in Pagliacci.

He appeared at the Met for 22 seasons in 277 performances of 17 roles, including Florestan in Fidelio, Siegmund, Don Jose in Carmen, Radamès in Aida, Erik in The Flying Dutchman, Herman in Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades, the Samsons of both Handel and Saint-Saëns, Otello, Don Alvaro in La forza del destino, Peter Grimes, Énée in Les Troyens, Tristan, Laca in Jenůfa, Vasek in The Bartered Bride, and Parsifal, giving his farewell in 1987.

At the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London he sang Tristan, Britten’s Peter Grimes, Handel’s Samson – and, above all, Énée. He later recorded Énée with Sir Colin Davis. In 1959, he was the tenor in a legendary and controversial recording of Handel’s Messiah with Sir Thomas Beecham.

Although scheduled to sing Tannhäuser at Covent Garden in the late 1970s, Vickers dropped out, claiming he could not empathize with the character, and that the opera itself was blasphemous in nature. He did, however, sing Nerone in L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Paris Opéra, plus Alvaro in La forza del destino at the Met (1975).

His roles also included Don Carlos, Andrea Chenier, Herod in Salome, Giasone in Medea (with Maria Callas in the title role), Pollione in Norma and such rarely heard parts as Cellini in Berlioz’s Benvenuto Cellini, Ratan-Sen in Roussel’s Padmavati and Sergei in Shostakovitch’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District.

Many critics praised his interpretation of Verdi’s Otello, which he recorded twice: in 1960 with Tullio Serafin and 1973 with Herbert von Karajan. Vickers also was a long time collaborator with American pianist Richard Woitach.

Vickers starred in made-for-television films of his Pagliacci and Otello, both conducted by Karajan, and premiered the 1978 season of Live from the Met with Otello.

Vickers further sang at the ’home’ of Italian opera, Milan’s La Scala, as well as in the major opera houses of Chicago, San Francisco, Vienna, and at the Salzburg Festival. He retired in 1988.

In 1998, he made his first recording as a reciter, in Richard Strauss’s melodrama Enoch Arden, accompanied on piano by Marc-André Hamelin.

In 1953 he married Henrietta (Hetty) Outerbridge. They had five children. After her death, in 1991, he remarried.

På svenska

Vickers debuterade 1954 som hertigen i Rigoletto i Toronto och kom 1957 till Covent Garden där han debuterade som Aeneas i Berlioz Trojanerna. Det blev också längre fram ett av hans glanspartier på denna scen och på Metropolitan. Med London som utgångspunkt var han gäst på Wiener Staatsoper och Grand Opéra i Paris och vid festspelen i Salzburg som don José i Carmen, titelpartiet i Otello och Peter Grimes, Canio i Pajazzo, Florestan i Fidelio och Jason i Cherubinis Medea, som han sjöng tillsammans med Maria Callas.

Bayreuther Festspiele

1958,1964

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:183850
Cavalleria Rusticana {415}
Pagliacci {454}

Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/1960
Debut: Jon Vickers
Review
[Met Performance] CID:183960 
New Production
Fidelio {79}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/1960
Reviews
[Met Performance] CID:184010
Fidelio {80}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184080
Die Walküre {385}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/9/1960
Review
[Met Performance] CID:184120  Opera News
Fidelio {81}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/1960
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:184190
Die Walküre {386}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1960
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:184250
Die Walküre {387}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/26/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184280
Fidelio {82}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/29/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184360
Die Walküre {389}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/7/1960
Review
[Met Performance] CID:184400
Fidelio {83}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184460
Fidelio {84}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/1960
[Met Performance] CID:186040
Carmen {594}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/1960
Debut: Kerstin Meyer
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186090
Carmen {595}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/3/1960
[Met Performance] CID:189130
Aida {654}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/6/1961
Debut: Galina Vishnevskaya
Reviews
[Met Performance] CID:189320
Aida {656}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/1961
[Met Performance] CID:189610  Opera News
Die Walküre {390} Ring Cycle [83] Uncut
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/23/1961
Broadcast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:189670
Die Walküre {391} Ring Cycle [84] Uncut
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/1961
[Met Performance] CID:189800
Die Walküre {392}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/10/1962
Edelmann, Symonette, and Edelmann as Wotan
Review
[Met Performance] CID:189940
Die Walküre {393}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/23/1962
Debut: Anita Välkki
Review
[Met Performance] CID:193050
Fidelio {85}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/26/1963
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:193100 
Cavalleria Rusticana {426} Pagliacci {465}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/31/1963
[Met Performance] CID:193250
Fidelio {87}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1963
Debut: Herbert Fliether
[Met Performance] CID:193310
Fidelio {88}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1963
[Met Performance] CID:193400
Fidelio {89}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1963
[Met Performance] CID:193450
Fidelio {90}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1963
[Met Performance] CID:193510
Fidelio {91}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1963
[Met Performance] CID:201350 
Die Walküre {394}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/22/1965
Debut: Beverly Bower
Review
[Met Performance] CID:201420
Der Fliegende Holländer {74}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1965
Review
[Met Performance] CID:201470
Die Walküre {395}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1965
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:201500
Die Walküre {396}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/9/1965
[Met Performance] CID:201590
Samson et Dalila {116}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/17/1965
Debut: Elena Cernei
Review
[Met Performance] CID:201680
Die Walküre {397}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/24/1965
Debut: Patricia Berlin
[Met Performance] CID:201700
Samson et Dalila {117}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/1965
[Met Performance] CID:201800
Die Walküre {398}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/2/1965
[Met Performance] CID:201900
Die Walküre {399}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/10/1965
[Met Performance] CID:201930
Der Fliegende Holländer {82}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/13/1965
[Met Performance] CID:201970
Samson et Dalila {118}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/16/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202000
Samson et Dalila {119}
War Memorial Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts; 04/19/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202090
Samson et Dalila {120}
Cleveland Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/27/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202200
Otello {168}
Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/7/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202320
Otello {169}
Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, Missouri; 05/18/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202370
Der Fliegende Holländer {87}
Northrup Memorial Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/22/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202430
Samson et Dalila {122}
Masonic Temple Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan; 05/28/1965
[Met Performance] CID:202550
Concert / Pagliacci {479}
New York, Manhattan, Lewisohn Stadium; 07/7/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204010
New production
The Queen of Spades {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/28/1965
Debuts: John Reardon, Gene Boucher
Review
[Met Performance] CID:204060
The Queen of Spades {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/4/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204180
The Queen of Spades {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/16/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204230
The Queen of Spades {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/21/1965
Debut: Felicia Weathers
Review
[Met Performance] CID:204530
The Queen of Spades {9}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204560
The Queen of Spades {10}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204650
The Queen of Spades {11}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/3/1965
[Met Performance] CID:204830
Samson et Dalila {125}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/1965
[Met Performance] CID:205950
Fidelio {98}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/1/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206030
Fidelio {99}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/7/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206100
Fidelio {100}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/12/1966
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:206150
Gala Farewell
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/16/1966
Last performance by the Metropolitan Opera in the opera house at Broadway and 39th Street.
[Met Performance] CID:206200
The Queen of Spades {15}
War Memorial Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts; 04/22/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206260
The Queen of Spades {16}
Cleveland Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/27/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206320
The Queen of Spades {17}
Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/3/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206520
The Queen of Spades {19}
Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/21/1966
[Met Performance] CID:206550
The Queen of Spades {20}
Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan; 05/24/1966
[Met Performance] CID:209190 
New production
Peter Grimes {13}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/20/1967
Debuts: Guy Curtis, Madelyn Coppock, Colin Davis, Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Reviews
[Met Performance] CID:209230
Peter Grimes {14}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209290
The Queen of Spades {21}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/30/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:209320
Il Trovatore {363}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1967
Change of Performance
Review
[Met Performance] CID:209370
The Queen of Spades {22}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/7/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:209410 Opera News
Peter Grimes {15}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/11/1967
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:209450
Peter Grimes {16}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209490
The Queen of Spades {23}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/18/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:209530
The Queen of Spades {24}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/22/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209570
Peter Grimes {17}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/25/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209600
The Queen of Spades {25}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209650
The Queen of Spades {26}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209680
Peter Grimes {18}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/9/1967
[Met Performance] CID:209990
Otello {175}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/3/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:210110
Otello {176}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:210880
Otello {183}
Building #302, Newport Naval Base, Newport, Rhode Island; 08/25/1967
[Met Performance] CID:212640   
New production
Die Walküre {400}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/21/1967
Debuts: Gundula Janowitz, Karl Ridderbusch, Phyllis Brill, Rosalind Hupp, Barbro Ericson, Gwendolyn Killebrew, Herbert Von Karajan, Günther Schneider-Siemssen, George Wakhevitch
Review
[Met Performance] CID:212670
Die Walküre {401}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1967
[Met Performance] CID:212700
Die Walküre {402}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/27/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:212750 
Die Walküre {403}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/2/1967
Review
[Met Performance] CID:212780
Die Walküre {404}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/5/1967
[Met Performance] CID:213580
Die Walküre {405}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/1968
Review
[Met Performance] CID:213620  Opera News
Die Walküre {406}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/1968
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:213670
Die Walküre {407}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/29/1968
[Met Performance] CID:213710
Die Walküre {408}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/4/1968
[Met Performance] CID:216060
Carmen {641}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/21/1968
Debut: Shirley Verrett
Review
[Met Performance] CID:216090
Carmen {642}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/25/1968
Review
[Met Performance] CID:216140
Carmen {643}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/30/1968
[Met Performance] CID:216240
Carmen {644}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/10/1968
[Met Performance] CID:216450
Die Walküre {409}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/31/1968
[Met Performance] CID:216530
Die Walküre {411}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/8/1968
Debut: Hildegard Hillebrecht
[Met Performance] CID:217270
Carmen {648}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/1969
[Met Performance] CID:217320
Carmen {649}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/1969
[Met Performance] CID:217580
Die Walküre {412}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/19/1969
[Met Performance] CID:217680  Opera News
Die Walküre {413}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1969
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:217810
Peter Grimes {19}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/13/1969
Debuts: Gail Leonard, John Allan
Review
[Met Performance] CID:217860
Peter Grimes {20}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/1969
[Met Performance] CID:217890
Peter Grimes {21}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/1969
Review
[Met Performance] CID:218050 Opera News
Peter Grimes {22}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/5/1969
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:218120
Peter Grimes {23}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/10/1969
[Met Performance] CID:218160
Peter Grimes {24}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/1969
Review
[Met Performance] CID:218230
Peter Grimes {25}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/19/1969
[Met Performance] CID:223930
New Production
Fidelio {101}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/16/1970
[Met Performance] CID:223980
Fidelio {102}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/1970
[Met Performance] CID:224040
Fidelio {103}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1970
[Met Performance] CID:224060
Fidelio {104}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/1970
[Met Performance] CID:224100
Fidelio {105}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/1971
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:224180
Fidelio {106}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224300
Fidelio {107}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/22/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224340
Carmen {659}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/26/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224350
Fidelio {108}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/27/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224470
Fidelio {110}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/8/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224490
Carmen {661}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/10/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224530
Carmen {662}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224620
Fidelio {112}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/23/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224650
Carmen {663}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/26/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224680
Carmen {664}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1971
[Met Performance] CID:224750
Carmen {665}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1971
[Met Performance] CID:225540
Carmen {674}
Northrup Memorial Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/19/1971
[Met Performance] CID:225580
Rigoletto {485}
Northrup Memorial Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/22/1971
Debut: Joyce Olson
Review
[Met Performance] CID:227370
Carmen {676}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/27/1971
Debut: Gabor Ötvös
[Met Performance] CID:227420
Carmen {677}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/1971
[Met Performance] CID:227850
Carmen {683}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/13/1971
[Met Performance] CID:228010
Samson et Dalila {137}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/1971
[Met Performance] CID:228040
Samson et Dalila {138}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/1/1972
[Met Performance] CID:228090
Samson et Dalila {139}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/6/1972
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:229210  Review
Gala Performance Honoring Sir Rudolf Bing
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/22/1972
Telecast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:229260
Fidelio {127}
Hynes Civic Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts; 04/28/1972
Review
[Met Performance] CID:229310
Fidelio {128}
Cleveland Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/3/1972
[Met Performance] CID:231660 
Die Walküre {414}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1972
Debuts: Gwyneth Jones, Christine Weidinger, Doris Hollenbach
[Met Performance] CID:231740
Die Walküre {415}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/2/1972
[Met Performance] CID:231770
Otello {201}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/5/1972
Review
[Met Performance] CID:231790
Die Walküre {416}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/7/1972
Review
[Met Performance] CID:231810  Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Otello {202}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/9/1972
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:231850
Otello {203}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/13/1972
[Met Performance] CID:231880
Die Walküre {417}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/16/1972
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:231920
Otello {204}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/20/1972
[Met Performance] CID:231960
Otello {205}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/23/1972
[Met Performance] CID:231990
The Queen of Spades {27}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/27/1972
Debut: Kazimierz Kord
Review
First performance of a Russian opera in Russian
[Met Performance] CID:232720
Peter Grimes {26}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/26/1973
Debut: Sixten Ehrling
Review
[Met Performance] CID:232950
Peter Grimes {27}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/8/1973
[Met Performance] CID:233050
Peter Grimes {28}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/1973
[Met Performance] CID:233110
Peter Grimes {29}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/1973
[Met Performance] CID:233160 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Peter Grimes {30}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/24/1973
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:233230
Peter Grimes {31}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/30/1973
[Met Performance] CID:233960
Otello {210}
Metropolitan Opera House; 06/8/1973
[Met Performance] CID:234050
Otello {211}
Metropolitan Opera House; 06/16/1973
[Met Performance] CID:234080
Otello {212}
Metropolitan Opera House; 06/20/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235350 
Metropolitan Opera Premiere
Les Troyens {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/1973
Debuts: Maureen Smith, Felicia Montealegre, Richard T. Gill, Kenneth Riegel, Rafael Kubelik, Peter Wexler
Review / Chapter: Les Troyens 1973-74
[Met Performance] CID:235400
Les Troyens {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/27/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235430
Les Troyens {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/1973
Debut: John Nelson
[Met Performance] CID:235460
Les Troyens {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/2/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235490
Les Troyens {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/5/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235530
Les Troyens {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235560
Les Troyens {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/12/1973
[Met Performance] CID:235590
Les Troyens {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1973
[Met Performance] CID:236180
Tristan und Isolde {404}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/11/1974
Review
[Met Performance] CID:236330
Tristan und Isolde {407}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/26/1974
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:236370
Tristan und Isolde {408}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/30/1974
Debut: Michèle Vilma
[Met Performance] CID:236470   Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Otello {213}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/9/1974
Debut: Kiri Te Kanawa
Broadcast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:236500
Otello {214}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/1974
[Met Performance] CID:236530
Otello {215}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1974
[Met Performance] CID:236590
Otello {216}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/1974
[Met Performance] CID:236650
Otello {217}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/27/1974
[Met Performance] CID:236830
Les Troyens {10}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/1974
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:239600
New Production
Jenufa {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1974
Review
[Met Performance] CID:239650
Jenufa {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/1974
[Met Performance] CID:239750
Jenufa {9}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/1974
Debut: Margaret Tynes
[Met Performance] CID:239800
Jenufa {10}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/5/1974
[Met Performance] CID:239870
Jenufa {11}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/12/1974
[Met Performance] CID:239920
Jenufa {12}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/17/1974
[Met Performance] CID:239960 Opera News
Jenufa {13}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/1974
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:240240
La Forza del Destino {156}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240280
La Forza del Destino {157}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/21/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240350
La Forza del Destino {158}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/27/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240430
La Forza del Destino {159}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/4/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240480
La Forza del Destino {160}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/8/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240590
Die Walküre {419} Ring Cycle [85]
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1975
Debuts: Berit Lindholm, Gloria Hodes
[Met Performance] CID:240640
Die Walküre {420} Ring Cycle [87]
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/25/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240690 Opera News 1 Opera News 2 Opera News 3
Die Walküre {421} Ring Cycle [86]
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1975
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:240770
Die Walküre {422}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/8/1975
Review
[Met Performance] CID:240790
Die Walküre {423}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240850
La Forza del Destino {167}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/17/1975
[Met Performance] CID:240890
Götterdämmerung {196} Ring Cycle [85]
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/21/1975
Review
[Met Performance] CID:240900
La Forza del Destino {168}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/22/1975
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:240940
La Forza del Destino {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/1975
[Met Performance] CID:241010
Die Walküre {424}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/2/1975
[Met Performance] CID:251430
Peter Grimes {32}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/21/1977
Debut: Donald Peck
Review
[Met Performance] CID:251490
Peter Grimes {33}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/26/1977
[Met Performance] CID:251530
Peter Grimes {34}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/29/1977
[Met Performance] CID:251590
Peter Grimes {35}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/3/1977
[Met Performance] CID:251650 Opera News
Peter Grimes {36}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/10/1977
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:251890
Cavalleria Rusticana {511} Pagliacci {551}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252040
Cavalleria Rusticana {514} Pagliacci {554}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252050
Cavalleria Rusticana {515} Pagliacci {555}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/16/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252080
Cavalleria Rusticana {516} Pagliacci {556}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/19/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252190
Otello {221}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/30/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252240 Opera News
Otello {222}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/4/1978
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:252280
Otello {223}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/8/1978
[Met Performance] CID:252320
Otello {224}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/11/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255030 
Otello {228}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/21/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255070 
Otello {229}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/25/1978
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:255150
Otello {231}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/3/1978
Review
[Met Performance] CID:255190
Otello {232}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/7/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255380
New production
The Bartered Bride {58}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/25/1978
Debuts: Alan Crofoot, Pavel Smok
Review
[Met Performance] CID:255430
The Bartered Bride {59}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255470
The Bartered Bride {60}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/3/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255500
The Bartered Bride {61}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/6/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255550
The Bartered Bride {62}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/11/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255600
The Bartered Bride {63}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/16/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255630
The Bartered Bride {64}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/18/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255650 
The Bartered Bride {65}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/21/1978
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:255700
The Bartered Bride {66}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/1978
Debut: Patricia Craig
[Met Performance] CID:255730
The Bartered Bride {67}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/29/1978
[Met Performance] CID:255760 Opera News
The Bartered Bride {68}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/2/1978
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:257010
Parsifal {228}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/2/1979
Review
[Met Performance] CID:257080
Parsifal {229}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/6/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257120
Parsifal {230}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/10/1979
Review
[Met Performance] CID:257160  Opera News
Parsifal {231}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/1979
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:257190
Otello {233}
Cleveland Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/17/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257480
The Bartered Bride {72}
State Fair Music Hall,Dallas, Texas; 05/12/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257510
Otello {236}
Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/15/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257560
The Bartered Bride {73}
Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/19/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257600
Otello {237}
Masonic Hall, Detroit, Michigan; 05/23/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257630
The Bartered Bride {74}
Masonic Hall, Detroit, Michigan; 05/26/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257670
Otello {238}
Robin Hood Dell West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 06/2/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257673
Otello {239}
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia,; 6/6/1979
[Met Performance] CID:257676
The Bartered Bride {75}
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia,; 6/9/1979
[Met Performance] CID:260170
Fidelio {150}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/1980
Debut: Franz Ferdinand Nentwig
Review
[Met Performance] CID:260210
Fidelio {151}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/1980
[Met Performance] CID:260240
Fidelio {152}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/21/1980
[Met Performance] CID:260280
Fidelio {153}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/25/1980
[Met Performance] CID:260320
Fidelio {154}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/29/1980
[Met Performance] CID:260360
Fidelio {155}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1980
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:260450
Fidelio {157}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/11/1980
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:264160
Wagner Concert
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/11/1981
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:274170
Peter Grimes {37}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/13/1983
Debut: Kirk Peterson
Review
[Met Performance] CID:274220
Peter Grimes {38}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/18/1983
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:274270
Centennial Gala II
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/1983
100th Anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera
Broadcast / Telecast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:274300
Peter Grimes {39}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/26/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274340
Peter Grimes {40}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274390
Peter Grimes {41}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/4/1983
Debut: Eugene Tournour
[Met Performance] CID:274440
Peter Grimes {42}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274500
Peter Grimes {44}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274540
Peter Grimes {45}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/19/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274810
Fidelio {168}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/14/1983
Debut: Klaus Tennstedt
[Met Performance] CID:274850
Fidelio {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/17/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274900
Fidelio {170}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/1983
[Met Performance] CID:275000
Fidelio {172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/1983
[Met Performance] CID:275030
Fidelio {173}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/4/1984
[Met Performance] CID:275060 Opera News
Fidelio {174}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/7/1984
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:276250
Peter Grimes {46}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 04/23/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276300
Die Walküre {437}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 04/26/1984
Debut: Ute Vinzing
[Met Performance] CID:276370
Die Walküre {438}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 04/30/1984
Debut: Peter Wimberger
[Met Performance] CID:276410
Peter Grimes {47}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 05/4/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276440
Peter Grimes {48}
Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/7/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276470
Die Walküre {439}
Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/10/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276520
Die Walküre {440}
Dixon-Myers Hall, Memphis, Tennessee; 05/14/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276550
Die Walküre {441}
State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, Texas; 05/17/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276590
Peter Grimes {49}
University of Minnesota, Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/21/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276620
Die Walküre {442}
University of Minnesota, Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/24/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276660
Peter Grimes {50}
Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan; 05/28/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276690
Die Walküre {443}
Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan; 05/31/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276730
Peter Grimes {51}
O’Keefe Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Canada; 06/4/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276760
Die Walküre {444}
O’Keefe Center for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Canada; 06/7/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276800
Peter Grimes {52}
State Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio; 06/11/1984
[Met Performance] CID:276840
Die Walküre {445}
State Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio; 06/15/1984
[Met Performance] CID:280150
Parsifal {247}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/8/1985
[Met Performance] CID:280180
Parsifal {248}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/11/1985
[Met Performance] CID:280240
Parsifal {249}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/1985
[Met Performance] CID:280270
Parsifal {250}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/20/1985
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:282570
Cavalleria Rusticana {566} Pagliacci {606}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/19/1985
[Met Performance] CID:282620
Cavalleria Rusticana {567} Pagliacci {607}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/23/1985
[Met Performance] CID:282650
Cavalleria Rusticana {568} Pagliacci {608}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/27/1985
[Met Performance] CID:282690
Cavalleria Rusticana {569} Pagliacci {609}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/1985
[Met Performance] CID:282710
Cavalleria Rusticana {570} Pagliacci {610}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/3/1985
[Met Performance] CID:282750  Opera News
Cavalleria Rusticana {571} Pagliacci {611}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/7/1985
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:283320
Metropolitan Opera Premiere
Samson {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/3/1986
Debuts: Sarah Walker, Timothy O’Brien, Eleanor Fazan
Review
[Met Performance] CID:283360
Samson {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/7/1986
[Met Performance] CID:283390
Samson {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/10/1986
[Met Performance] CID:283450
Samson {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/1986
Debuts: Sandra Walker, David Gordon
[Met Performance] CID:283480
Samson {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/19/1986
[Met Performance] CID:283550
Samson {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/26/1986
[Met Performance] CID:283580 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Samson {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/1/1986
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:283630
Samson {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/6/1986
[Met Performance] CID:287880
Samson et Dalila {165}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/28/1987
Debut: Jean Fournet
Review
[Met Performance] CID:287930
Samson et Dalila {167}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/3/1987
[Met Performance] CID:287990
Samson et Dalila {168}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/8/1987
Debut: Alexandrina Milcheva
[Met Performance] CID:288040
Samson et Dalila {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/13/1987
[Met Performance] CID:288090 Opera News
Samson et Dalila {170}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/18/1987
Broadcast

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