Film: 3430

Music | 1970 | Sound | Colour


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New York Metropolitan opera house 1970's

The crowds come up the steps and enter the building for the evening's performance. Milton Cross introduces. Its history since 1901 paintings of famous performers of the past, and extracts of current opera singers, singing short pieces from well known operas, none in costume, all in 1970's clothes.

Roberto Peters and Sheryl Milne from the Barber of Seville

Robert Merril and Richard Tucker

Lutine Price sings Mozart

Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti

The met corps de Ballet

Placido Domingo and Monseratt Cavalle

Franco Corelli and Therese Zillaska

James McCragan

Brigit Neilson

The audience give a standing ovation, cheering and clapping then the audience pour out of the opera house.

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