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Toronto music life collection
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Toronto music education

Series consists of materials relating to music education in Toronto, including at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and the Toronto College of Music.

Photographs of musicians

Series consists of photographs of Canadian and European musicians from the early 1900s, as well as Giuliana Gattoni's collection of publicity photographs from the late 1980s and early 1990s, which predominantly consists of photographs of Canadian Opera Company productions.

Aprle Millo and Ermanno Mauro in Andrea Chenier

Item is a publicity photograph of soprano Aprile Millo as Maddalena and tenor Ermanno Mauro in the title role in the Canadian Opera Company premiere of Giordano's Andrea Chenier at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (April 5, 8, 13, 16, 18, and 21, 1989).

Robert Milne, Gabrielle Prata, Christopher Coyea, and Keith Boldt in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Item is a publicity photograph of baritone Robert Milne as Antinoo, mezzo-soprano Gabrielle Prata as Penelope, baritone Christopher Coyea as Iro and tenor Keith Boldt as Pisandro in the Canadian Opera Company's 1989 production of Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria at the Texaco Opera Theatre and The Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre (February 25, 27, March 1, 3, and 5, 1989).

Patrick Timney in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Item is a publicity photograph of baritone Patrick Timney as Ulisse in the Canadian Opera Company's 1989 production of Monteverdi's Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria at the Texaco Opera Theatre and The Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre (February 25, 27, March 1, 3, and 5, 1989).

Robert Milne, Gabrielle Prata, Christopher Coyea, and Keith Boldt in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Item is a publicity photograph of baritone Robert Milne as Antinoo, mezzo-soprano Gabrielle Prata as Penelope, baritone Christopher Coyea as Iro and (background) tenor Keith Boldt as Pisandro in the Canadian Opera Company's 1989 production of Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria at the Texaco Opera Theatre and The Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre (February 25, 27, March 1, 3, and 5, 1989).

Patrick Timney and Mary Anne Barcellona in A Expensive Embarrassment

Item is a publicity photograph of baritone Patrick Timney as Stockmayer and soprano Mary Anne Barcellona as Thessaly in An Expensive Embarrassment by Composer-in-Residence at the Canadian Opera Company Denis Gougeon. The opera was performed at the Texaco Opera Theatre and the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre (May 16-18, 1989).

Oskar Morawetz

File consists of programs and posters for concerts featuring works by Oskar Morawetz, and copies of newspaper articles, correspondence, and programs. The file includes copies of letters from Coretta Scott King, regarding the Morawetz's compositions written in tribute to her husband Martin Luther King, Jr.; from Rose Kennedy regarding Morawetz's composition written in memory of her son John F. Kennedy; from Edward Johnson regarding the dedication of Morawetz's composition "Land of Dreams"; and from Otto Frank regarding the premiere of Morawetz's "From the Diary of Anne Frank." A copy of the vocal score for "From the Diary of Anne Frank" is also included in the file, with a handwritten dedication from the composer to Jean Lavender, inscribed "with best wishes and many thanks for building the Music Library at the Faculty of Music of the University of Toronto."

The file also includes the following photographs:

  • Sergei Prokofiev and Mstislav Rostropovich (autographed in 1972 by Rostropovich; photo from 1952)
  • Oskar Morawetz and Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Otto Frank (with dedication dated 1972 to Morawetz)
  • Oskar Morawetz and Zubin Mehta
  • Martin Luther King and family (with dedication to Morawetz)

Ermanno Mauro as Canio in Pagliacci

Item is a publicity photograph of tenor Ermanno Mauro as Canio in the 1991 Canadian Opera Company production of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (April 6, 11, 14, 17, 19, 22, and 25, 1991).

Marielle and Katia Labèque

Item is a publicity photograph of the French pianists sitting at a piano. The photograph was taken by Cynthia Hampton and distributed by ICM Artists Ltd., New York.

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