Photo Journal: The Met Guild Salutes Birgit Nilsson

Classic Arts News   Photo Journal: The Met Guild Salutes Birgit Nilsson
Some of the leading singers of the 20th century assembled at Alice Tully Hall on May 23 to pay tribute to soprano Birgit Nilsson, who died in December 2005.

Opera figures in attendance included contralto Lili Choosaksian, mezzo-soprano Irene Dalis, mezzo-soprano Mignon Dunn, soprano Lauren Flanigan, soprano Evelyn Lear, soprano Roberta Peters, baritone Thomas Stewart, and manager Edgar Vincent. Soprano Gwyneth Jones served as host.

The event was produced by the Metropolitan Opera Guild.

Photos copyright Beth Bergman 2006.

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