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Evening at Pops; Roberta Peters, Robert Merrill


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Evening at Pops
Roberta Peters, Robert Merrill
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

Roberta Peters, Robert Merrill and the Boston Pops Orchestra perform:

Rossini: Overture to the Barber of Seville Rossini: Largo al factotum (Barber of Seville) Offenbach: Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffman) Verdi: Ah, fors e lui (La Traviata) Verdi: Prelude to Act I (La Traviata) Proter: Selections to Kiss Me Kate Gershwin: Medley Berlin: They Say It's Wonderful Berlin: There's No Business Like Weill-Mason: Mack the Knife

Recorded 5/7/1975



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
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