OPERA-CLASSICAL MUSIC

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ETERNAL ROAD, THE (1937)
ETERNAL ROAD, THE (1937) $0.00

Vintage original 11; x 8" (30 x 22 cm.) program, USA.

"The piece was conceived by Zionist activist Meyer Weisgal to alert the then-ignorant public to Hitler's persecution of the Jews in 1937 Germany. Weisgal enlisted the help of director Max Reinhardt, who found Weill to compose the music and Werfel to write the libretto. Set in a synagogue where Jews hide all night as a pogrom rages outside, the story combines Biblical and pre-World War II Jewish history. The rabbi reads from the Torah, leading, in each act, to the exploration and re-enactment of a different Biblical theme. At the...

MEDEA (1969)
MEDEA (1969) $300.00

Vintage original 38 x 26 " (67 x 97 cm.) fotobusta poster, Italy. Maria Callas, dir: Pier Paolo Pasolini; Euro International. The legendary diva Maria Callas only did one film, in which she played the role of Medea (in Pasolini's interpretation of the character in Euripides). Interestingly, Callas had portrayed Medea much earlier in her career, since she performed the Cherubini opera Medea at La Scala in 1953, under the baton of a young Leonard Bernstein.

This is one of the best poster images of her in this movie. On linen, with minor touch-ups to address small tears and scuffs, FINE-.

CURRENT EXHIBIT

Bette & Joan

CURRENT EXHIBIT

Bette & Joan