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  • Theatre - Central City Opera PHOTO negatives

    Record ID: U201.01.0097.0007

    Component Level: File

    Creator: University of Denver

    Abstract: 4 large format black and white negatives of costumed singers at the Central City Opera.

  • Series 1, 1960 - 2001

    Record ID: M208.02

    Component Level: Series

    Abstract: Series 1 consists of materials related to the records and activities of the the Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation.

  • Blanche DaCosta Whitney Collection

    ID: M247

    Abstract: Blanche Da Costa Whitney was born September 24, 1882 in Chicago. She studied with Rudolph Ganz at Chicago Musical College before joining Mme Schumann-Heink, a noted opera signer, to Europe. Da Costa sang leading opera roles in Germany. She was forced to leave Germany by World War I and returned to America. She had a son, Frederick Berman, by her first husband. Her son died in 1945. She married Warren C. Whitney, vice president of A. B. Chase Piano Company in 1918. They moved to Denver in 1927 where she joined the Voice Faculty of the Lamont School of Music. She continued performing as well as opening her own teaching studio. In 1959 she retired and moved into Park Manor where she lived until her death in 1975.

    The collection at the University of Denver Archives includes a biography and two scrapbooks that chronicle the musical life of Blanche Da Costa Whitney.

  • Central City Opera's Ballad of Baby Doe Wedding Celebration Scene

    Summary: Walter Cassel and Dolores Wilson portray Horace and Baby Doe Tabor in the wedding celebration scene of a production of ''The Ballad of Baby Doe'' at the Central City Opera House in Central City, Colorado.

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  • Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Papers

    ID: M208

    Creator: Spencer, Ada Belle

    Creator: Spencer, John Galen

    Abstract: The Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation is a civic and social charitable organization in Denver, Colorado. This collection contains personal papers, documents, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, posters, plaques, and a hand-painted sign reading "Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation".

  • Apprentice Artists - 1977, 1977

    Record ID: M123.03.0187.0026

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder contains fifteen (15) files pertaining to CCOHA Apprentice Artists from the 1977 festival season. Files contain biographical information, application materials, publicity photographs, concert programs, and other information pertaining to; Ralph Bassett, Howard David Bender, Robert Hussa, Bruce Kramer, Robert Lyon, Adelle Nicholson, Lynn Leonard, Nicole Philibosian, Susan Roberts, Cynthia Sheppard, James Shrader, Jeannette Stellato-Centore, Jacqueline Thomson, and Lindsey Williams. Apprentice artists participate in daily opera training in diction, movement, stage combat, acting, stage technique, individual coaching and role study; and sessions in career management with rehearsals and opera performance opportunities in the summer’s main stage and additional festival productions. They have the opportunity to perform in ensemble and chorus roles, and smaller productions put on by the CCOH throughout the festival season.

  • Apprentice Artists - 1980, 1980

    Record ID: M123.03.1087.0028

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder contains eighteen (18) files pertaining to CCOHA Apprentice Artists from the 1980 festival season. Files contain biographical information, application materials, publicity photographs, concert programs, and other information pertaining to; Bruce Brys, Stephen Colantti, Richard Cowan, Elena Gambulos, Joyce Guyer-Hiller, Mark Jackson, William Mitchell, David Neal, Nicholas Netos, Scott Neumann, Jane Olian, Cindy C. Oxberry, Jerold Pope, Laura Brooks Rice, kim Scown, Karen Smith, Garth Taylor, and Lynn Yakes. Apprentice artists participate in daily opera training in diction, movement, stage combat, acting, stage technique, individual coaching and role study; and sessions in career management with rehearsals and opera performance opportunities in the summer’s main stage and additional festival productions. They have the opportunity to perform in ensemble and chorus roles, and smaller productions put on by the CCOH throughout the festival season.

  • Aquino, Paul, 1972

    Record ID: M123.03.0187.0029

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder contains biographical material, photographs, and resume for CCOH baritone, Paul Aquino. Mr. Aquino performed as Antonio in the 1972 CCOHA production of 'The Marriage of Figaro' at the CCOH in Central City, Colorado.

  • Arhelger, Joan, 1980

    Record ID: M123.03.0187.0030

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Folder conatains biographical information concerning CCOHA lighting designer Joan Arhelger. Ms. Arhelger worked as the lighting designer on the productions 'Postcard from Moroco,''Candide,' and Lucia di Lammermoor' during the 1980 festival season at the CCOH and on 'The Ballad of Baby Doe,' and 'Madame Butterfly,' during the 1981 festival season.