• Short Summary

    AN AUDIENCE OF FOUR-THOUSAND ATTENDED A FAREWELL PERFORMANCE BY NEW YORK'S METROPOLITAN OPERA COMPANY ON SATURDAY NIGHT, IN THE BUILDING WHICH HAS BEEN ITS HOME FOR THE PAST EIGHTY-THREE YEARS.

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    AN AUDIENCE OF FOUR-THOUSAND ATTENDED A FAREWELL PERFORMANCE BY NEW YORK'S METROPOLITAN OPERA COMPANY ON SATURDAY NIGHT, IN THE BUILDING WHICH HAS BEEN ITS HOME FOR THE PAST EIGHTY-THREE YEARS.

    FORMER "MET" ARTISTS AND OPERA LOVERS FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES PACKED THE RED AND GOLD ROCOCO AUDITORIUM FOR A STAR-STUDDED, FIVE-HOUR GALA PROGRAMME TO BID FAREWELL TO THE OPERA HOUSE, WHICH IS TO BE DEMOLISHED TO MAKE ROOM FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS.

    LATER THIS YEAR THE METROPOLITAN OPERA COMPANY WILL MOVE INTO ITS NEW GBP16 MILLION HOME AT THE LINCOLN CENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTS, IN NEW YORK.

    SYNOPSIS: TICKETS FOR THE LAST PERFORMANCE IN THE OLD "MET" FETCHED GBP70 EACH, AND ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED PEOPLE PAID GBP4 EXTRA TO ATTEND A BANQUET AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA CLUB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7U9MW1ZG4UMPEETSJ95RPYX2F
    Media URN:
    VLVA7U9MW1ZG4UMPEETSJ95RPYX2F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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