Maria Jeritza Costume on Display at the Central Library

A new costume has been installed at the Central Library as part of the Stage & Screen Exhibit. Maria Jeritza’s costume from her role as Octavian in Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier is currently on display in the lobby of the 4th floor. Jeritza (1887–1982), a Moravian-born American soprano performed this role sixteen times at the Metropolitan Opera from 1924 until 1930. The costume is on loan from the Metropolitan Opera Archives.

Images courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera Archives

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