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Yoko Watanabe and Stephanie Applin in Madama Butterfly

Item is a publicity photograph of soprano Yoko Watanabe as Cio-Cio-San and Stephanie Applin as Trouble, Cio-Cio-San's child, in the 1990 Canadian Opera Company production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (September 20, 21, 28, October 1, 3, 6, 11, 13, and 14, 1990).

Enid Hartle and Carol Vaness in Eugene Onegin

Item is a publicity photograph of mezzo-soprano Enid Hartle as Filipyevna and soprano Carol Vaness as Tatyana in the 1990 Canadian Opera Company production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (September 29, October 2, 4, 7, 10, and 12, 1990).

Katherine Terrell and William Lewis in The Merry Widow

Item is a publicity photograph of soprano Katherine Terrell as Anna Glawari with tenor William Lewis as Danilo in the Canadian Opera Company's 1988 production of Lehar's The Merry Widow at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (January 15, 16, 22, 25, 28, 30, 31, February 2, 3, and 5, 1988).

Janet Stubbs, Irena Welhasch, and Maureen Forrester in Dialogues of the Carmelites

Item is a publicity photograph of Toronto mezzo-soprano Janet Stubbs (standing) as Mother Marie; former Canadian Opera Company (COC) Ensemble member Irena Welhasch as Blanche de la Force (kneeling); and internationally-renowned Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester as Madame de Croissy in the COC's 1985-1986 season production of Francois Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto (April 11, 15, 17, 20, 23, and 26, 1986).

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.

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).

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)

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).

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 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 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).

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