CHICAGO  GRAND  OPERA  PROGRAMS:  G1702 – G1748
Regarding AUCTION #143 (Closing Date: Saturday, 8 May, 2010), The Minimum Bid ("MB") is a guide which has been set in accordance with current market value, determined through constant monitoring of auction sales during recent years. In cases of extreme rarity, the actual realized price may far exceed the Minimum Bid, while in other cases an item may realize a price very close to the Minimum Bid, and, occasionally, the Minimum Bid itself. Please simply bid in accordance with whatever a given item means to you.

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G1702 – G1748: CHICAGO GRAND OPERA PROGRAMS; MB $6.00 PER PROGRAM.



G1702. 10 Nov., 1934 Turandot – Papi; Maria Jeritza, Frederick Jagel (début), Hilda Burke, Chase Baromeo, etc.

G1703. 12 Nov., 1934 Andrea Chénier – Papi; Giovanni Martinelli, Franca Somigli (début), Carlo Morelli, etc.

G1704. 13 Nov., 1934 Tosca – Papi; Maria Jeritza, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Pasquale Amato, etc.

G1705. 14 Nov., 1934 Il Trovatore – Papi; Franca Somigli, Giovanni Martinelli, Carlo Morelli, Eleanor La Mance, etc.

G1706. 17 Nov., 1934 (M) Turandot – Papi; Maria Jeritza, Frederick Jagel, Leola Turner, Chase Baromeo, etc.

G1707. 19 Nov., 1934 La Traviata – Papi; Edith Mason, Giuseppe Bentonelli, John Charles Thomas, etc.

G1708. 20 Nov., 1934 Aïda – Papi; Franca Somigli, Giovanni Martinelli, Carlo Morelli, Eleanor La Mance, etc.

G1709. 21 Nov., 1934 Tosca – Papi; Maria Jeritza, Myron Duncan (début), Joseph Royer, etc.

G1710. 24 Nov., 1934 (M) La Boheme – Papi; Ethel Mason, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Margery Maxwell, Claudio Frigerio, etc.

G1711. 24 Nov., 1934 La Forza del Destino – Papi; Franca Somigli, Giovanni Martinelli, Carlo Morelli, Ada Paggi, etc.

G1712. 26 Nov., 1934 Lohengrin – Weber; Maria Jeritza, Frederick Jagel, Eleanor La Mance, Carl Schiffeler, etc.

G1713. 27 Nov., 1934 Carmen – van Grove; Coe Glade, Myron Duncan, Hilda Burke, Joseph Royer, Belarsky, etc.

G1714. 28 Nov., 1934 Salome; van Grove; Maria Jeritza, Sonia Sharnova, Frederick Jagel, Joseph Royer, etc.; Pagliacci, Act I – Kopp; John Pane-Gasser, Carlo Morelli, Lucia Diano, etc.

G1715. 1 Dec., 1934 (M) Madama Butterfly – Papi; Edith Mason, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Claudio Frigerio, Belarsky, etc.

G1716. 1 Dec., 1934 Aïda – Weber; Hilda Burke, Frederick Jagel, Eleanor La Mance, Carlo Morelli, Guido Guidi, etc.

G1717. 4 Dec., 1934 Martha – Papi; Edith Mason, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Mae Barron (début), etc.

G1718. 8 Dec., 1934 (M) Tannhäuser – Weber; Lotte Lehmann, Paul Althouse, Coe Glade, Chase Baromeo, Belarsky, etc.

G1719. 8 Dec., 1934 La Boheme – Papi; Jean Tennyson (début), Mario Chamlee, Margery Maxwell, Frigerio, etc.

G1720. 11 Dec., 1934 Madama Butterfly – Papi; Hilda Burke, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Claudio Frigerio, Sidor Belarsky, etc.

G1721. 12 Dec., 1934 Lohengrin – Weber; Elisabeth Rethberg (début), Mario Chamlee, Eleanor La Mance, etc.

G1722. 15 Dec., 1934 Don Giovanni – van Grove; Ezio Pinza, Virgilio Lazzari, Charles Hackett, Anna Turkel, Hilda Burke, Edith Mason, etc.

G1723. 18 Dec., 1934 Tristan – Frederick Stock (Guest Conductor); Lauritz Melchior, Elsa Alsen, Maria Olszewska, Chase Baromeo, Julius Huehn, etc.

G1724. 22 Dec., 1934 (M) Rigoletto – van Grove; Carlo Morelli, Giuseppe Bentonelli, Rosalinda Morini, Guido Guidi, etc.

G1725. 22 Dec., 1934 Aïda, Act II – Papi, Hilda Burke, John Pane-Gasser, Coe Glade, Joseph Royer, Baromeo, etc.; La Traviata, Act I – Papi; Edith Mason, Giuseppe Bentonelli, etc.; Gold Standard (Ibert) – Ganz; Ruth Page, Bentley Stone, etc.; Syringomylia (Anon.) – Kopp; Sonia Sharnonva, Joseph Royer, Carlo Morelli, Blake Scott, etc.

G1726. 6 Nov., 1935 Martha; Papi; Edith Mason, Mario Chamlee, Virgilio Lazzari, Mari Barova, etc.

G1727. 9 Nov., 1935 Il Trovatore; Bigalli; Anna Leskaya, John Pane-Gasser, Eleanor La Mance, Carlo Morelli, Virgilio Lazzari, etc.

G1728. 12 Nov., 1935 Lohengrin – Weber; Lotte Lehmann, Mario Chamlee, Eleanor La Mance, Carl Schiffeler, etc.

G1729. 13 Nov., 1935 La Boheme – Papi; Jean Tennyson, Armand Tokatyan, Lola Fletcher (début), Carlo Morelli, Virgilio Lazzari, etc.

G1730. 20 Nov., 1935 Turandot – Papi; Rosa Raisa, Armand Tokatyan, Marion Claire, Norman Cordon, etc.

G1731. 23 Nov., 1935 Gale (Leginska) – Cond. by the Composer; John Charles Thomas, Frank Forest, etc.; Love Song (Schubert) – Ganz; Ruth Page, Bentley Stone, Virginia Nugent, etc.; Pagliacci, Act I – Canarutto; Jean Tennyson, John Pane-Gasser, Carlo Morelli, etc.

G1732. 26 Nov., 1935 La Boheme – Hageman; Jean Tennyson, Armand Tokatyan, Lola Fletcher, Carlo Morelli, etc.

G1733. 4 Dec., 1935 La Traviata – Bigalli; Rosalinda Morini, Frank Forest, Jean Fardulli, etc.

G1734. 9 Dec., 1936 Otello – Canarutto; Giovanni Martinelli, Edith Mason, Richard Bonelli, etc. Excellent, albeit one minor cutout of an ad, not affecting program.

G1735. 3 Nov., 1937 Il Trovatore – Moranzoni; Elisabeth Rethberg, Giovanni Martinelli, Carlo Morelli, Eleanor La Mance, Virgilio Lazzari, etc.

G1736. 5 Nov., 1937 Manon – Hasselmans; Elen Dosia (début), André Burtino (début), John Brownlee (début), etc.

G1737. 12 Nov., 1937 Thaïs – Hasselmans; Helen Jepson, John Charles Thomas, William Martin, etc. G1738. 13 Nov., 1937 Tosca – Moranzoni; Elen Dosia, Galliano Masini, George Czaplicki, , etc.

G1739. 15 Nov., 1937 L’Amore dei Tre Re – Moranzoni; Helen Jepson, José Luccioni, Virgilio Lazzari, Carlo Morelli, etc.

G1740. 17 Nov., 1937 Manon – Hasselmans; Grace Moore (début), André Burdino, John Brownlee, Baromeo, etc.

G1741. 20 Nov., 1937 (M) Lohengrin – Weber; Grete Stückgold, René Maison, Eleanor La Mance, George Czaplicki, etc.

G1742. 22 Nov., 1937 Norma – Samossoud; Gina Cigna (début), Frederick Jagel (replacing Martinelli, w.insert), Coe Glade, Ezio Pinza, etc.

G1743. 4 Dec., 1937 La Juive – Kopp; Rosa Raisa, Vivian della Chiesa, Giovanni Martinelli, Chase Baromeo or Ezio Pinza, etc.

G1744. 2 Nov., 1938 Die Meistersinger – Weber; Joel Berglund (début), René Maison, Maria Reining (début), Dezo Ernster (début), Adolph Vogel (début), etc.

G1745. 5 Nov., 1938 (M) Samson et Dalila – Weber; René Maison, Bruna Castagna, Jean Fardulli, etc.

G1746. 5 Nov., 1938 Madama Butterfly – Monanzoni; Maria Reining, James Melton (début), George Czaplicki, etc.

G1747. 7 Nov., 1938 Les Contes d’Hoffmann – Hasselmans; Josephine Antoine, Elen Dosia, André Burdino, Lawrence Tibbett, Desiré Defrère, Francesco Daddi, etc.

G1748. 19 Nov., 1938 (M) Turandot – Kopp; Eva Turner (début), Galliano Masini, Annunciata Garrotto, Virgilio Lazzari, etc.