Most curtain calls
Luciano Pavarotti
On February 24, 1988, Luciano Pavarotti (b. October 12, 1935) received 165 curtain calls and was applauded for 1 hr 7 mins after singing the part of Nemorino in Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Germany.
The greatest recorded number of curtain calls ever received at a ballet is 89 by Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias (née Margaret Evelyn Hookham (1919-91) and Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev (1938-93) after a performance of Swan Lake at the Vienna Staatsoper, Austria in October 1964.