Three Metropolitan Opera premieres on this date:
In 1884 Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots (Marcella Sembrich, Italo Campanini and Christine Nilsson singing in Italian)
In 1913 Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov (Adamo Didur, Paul Althouse and Louise Homer singing in Italian)
In 2001 Prokofiev’s The Gambler (Vladimir Galouzine, Olga Guryakova and Elena Obraztsova conducted by Valery Gergiev)
Happy 74th birthday soprano Diana Soviero!