Metropolitan Opera House


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Metropolitan Opera House

famous theater in New York City; opened in 1883. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1761]
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1970 The Who performed their rock opera Tommy at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.
1946: Television resumed after the war, and announcer Leslie Mitchell said: "As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted..." 1970: The Who's "rock opera" Tommy was performed at New York's Metropolitan Opera House. 1989: Peter Shilton (above) made his record 109th appearance for England against Denmark, passing Bobby Moore's long-standing record.
| 1883: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York opened.
Domingo managed to hold 18 consecutive opening-nights at the Metropolitan Opera House, one more than Caruso's record of 17 years, which no one had managed to even approach for the 60 years since Caruso' death in 1921.
The Metropolitan Opera House in New York opened with a performance of Gounod's Faust Metropolitan Opera House American-born Dr Hawley Crippen was convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife Cora.
[NEW YORK CITY] He is dashing on the Metropolitan Opera House stage, has written eloquently for Dance Magazine and was charismatic on the silver screen in Center Stage.
His work hangs in many prestigious public collections, including National Museum Wales; the V & A, London; the Albertina, Vienna; Hunterian Museum, Glasgow; the Archive of L'Opera, Paris and the Collection of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
1946: Television resumed in Britain after a long gap due to World War II, and the announcer Leslie Mitchell said: "As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted..." 1970: The Who's "rock opera" Tommy was performed at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.
This autumn, the venue continues its hugely successful screenings of live satellite broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, with their 2011-12 season.
Ashton's Romeo & Juliet has graced the most important stages in the world including The New York Metropolitan Opera House in New York and London Coliseum.
Classical music fans will get the chance to see performances from New York's Metropolitan Opera House when shows are broadcast live at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle.
He has taken as his subject not the Bauhaus's iconic Wagenfeld lamp but that design school's madcap Metal Party, not the hushed refinement of Mies or Brancusi, but the earnest delirium of Fuller and Noguchi, not Castiglione's elegant Arco lamp, but Lobmeyr's 1965 Sputnik-glam chandeliers for the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

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