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COVENT GARDEN: up to 1939

1937 Grand Opera Coronation Season (19 April to 30 June)

1937 (6 May): ALCESTE - Gluck (ROH, CvtGdn)
Germaine Lubin (as Alceste), Renee Mahe, Jenny Bachillat, Mme.Notick, Georges Jouatte, Martial Singher (as Le Grand-Pretre), Charles Paul, Armand Narcon, Raoul Gourgues, Edmond Chastenet, Louis Noguera, Marius Cambon; c:Phillippe Gaubert [4pp, 6x9; dark blue & black on cream; cast list, story of the opera, synopsis of scenes, forthcoming repertoire] £4

1938 English Opera Season (10 to 29 October)

1938 (10 Oct): FAUST in English (ROH, CvtGdn)
Frank Sale (as old Faust), Heddle Nash (as young Faust), Harold Williams (as Mephistopheles), Dennis Noble (as Valentine), Oscar Natzke, Mae Craven, Vera de Villiers, Lisa Perli (as Marguerite); c:Stanford Robinson, production supervised by Vladimir Rosing [4pp, 7.4x9.5; cast list, story of the opera, credits etc.] £5

1939 Grand Opera Season (1 May to 16 June)

1939 (16 May): TANNHAUSER (ROH, CvtGdn)
Ludwig Hofmann, Torsten Ralf (as Tannhauser), Herbert Janssen (as Wolfram), Trefor Jones, Booth Hitchen, Ben Williams, Arnold Matters, Hilde Konetzni (as Elisabeth), Anny Helm (as Venus), Stella Andreva; c:Felix Weingartner, producer:Charles Moor [16pp, 7.25x9.25; blue and red on white, w.pink centre pages; cast list, synopsis, synopsis of scenery, credits, forthcoming performances etc.; 21 photos of participating artists] (£4) SOLD


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