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Parce qu’il fait froid et qu’il n’y a plus de feuilles

On this day in 1962 conductor Ernest Ansermet made his in-house Metropolitan Opera debut conducting Pelléas et Mélisande. This run of five performances was the extent of his Met career. Featured were Anna Moffo and Theodore Uppman, with Teresa Stratas as Yniold. 

On this day in 1885 Massenet’s Le Cid premiered in Paris.

Happy 75th birthday soprano Luana DeVol.