Hermann Leopoldi & Helen Moestein at Orchestra Hall

Saturday, October 10, 1942

1942 - Hermann Leopoldi, Vienna's most popular entertainer, was presented by the Germania Broadcast in a concert in Orchestra Hall on October 10th. This marked his first appearance in Chicago. Sharing the bill with Leopoldi was Helen Moeslein, coloratura soprano, who thrilled the audience with melodious and humorous Viennese and English songs. As was the precedent for all his concerts, again the box office had a sign reading "All Seats Sold."

Benefit Opera 'Der Vogelhaendler' at Chicago Civic Opera

Sunday, April 7, 1935

1935 - Two Light Opera Performances during the year, both presented in the Chicago Civic Opera House, are of special interest. "Der Vogelhaendler" with Ilse Marvenga and George Trabert, was presented in spring and was given for the benefit of the German Old People's Home.

Reviewed the next day by Charles Collins in the Chicago Tribune: "Present Vienna Opera" (4/8/1935)


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