Monday, July 6, 2015

Don Yule, RIP

Sadly, Don Yule died last week. During his long career with New York City Opera he did a huge assortment of character roles. These are a sampling, all performance images. First The Police Commissioner in BARBER OF SEVILLE with Enrico DiGiuseppe as the Count, 1968.
BELLE HELENE, 1976 as Euthycles with Richard McKee
Alcindoro in BOHEME 1978 with Sharon Daniels as Musetta
Couldn't resist including this, BUTTERFLY 1967, first act wedding scene, Don as the Commissioner with Nico Castel as Goro. The person in the white sailor suit on the right is Placido Domingo as Pinkerton
The CONSUL, 1974, Don as Mr. Kosner, Sandra Walker as the secretary
Didn't remember taking this FANCIULLA 1977, Don as Bill with Kathleen Hegierski as Wowkle
FIGARO, 1976, Don as Antonio
FIGARO 1968, Don as Dr. Bartolo
MEISTERSINGER, 1975 the Night Watchman
NINE RIVERS FROM JORDAN by Hugo Weisgall 1968, Don as the Leader of the Bedoins
PELLEAS ET MELISANDE, 1970, Don a the Doctor, Patricia Brooks as the dying Melisande
Same as above, but add Malcolm Smith in halo of light as Arkel and Goulaud with back to audience, Louis Quilico
GIANNI SCHICHI  1969, Don as Betto
TOSCA 1968, Don as the Sacristan
All images posted with thanks for great memories, RIP Don.

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