Opera Interview : [Opera Matinee: Tales of Hoffmann Intermission Interview]

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From card catalog: Production of Leopold Sachse (Interview)

According to the host, the "discussion of live and recorded opera" taking place during an intermission.

Panel discussion featuring Leopold Sachse, Stage Director of "Tales of Hoffmann" at the New York City Center Opera (which is the show being broadcast at the time); Shirley Blois, Soprano; and Donald Pringle, Baritone.

Panelists discuss the visual aspects of opera, the job of the stage director, and performing operas in translation.

Historic NY Times lists broadcast information as: Opera Matinee, 2pm, 1950-05-06.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69077
Municipal archives id: LT355