On 1 August 1878 she gave her final opera performance.
The final opera performance by the company was held on November 22, 1974.
This was the first full opera performance ever broadcast on national television.
Perhaps most memorable was a which left me feeling as no other opera performance had ever done before.
How does he deal with all this, run a business and still have time to catch about 100 opera performances a year?
In addition, some other events including an opera performance raised additional funds for the areas affected.
The concert took place at the unusually late hour of 11:30, following an earlier opera performance.
His first opera performance was in a school production in 1834.
That compares with 40 opera performances not so long ago, and 20 in 1991.
The season total will be more than 1,000 concerts, including opera performances every weekend.