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Operas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered musical compositions. General works about opera are entered under the heading: Opera. Variant forms: Burlettas, Comic operas , Intermezzos (Operas), Light operas, Opera buffas, Opera serias, OpeĢras comiques, Operettas, Puppet operas, Singspiels.

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Cosi Fan Tutte, 1948 July

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0013.00001
Abstract Program for "Cosi Fan Tutte" produced by the Central City Opera House Association.Cast includes: Joseph Laderoute (Ferrando), Clifford Harvuot (Guglielmo), Lorenzo Alvary (Don Alfonso), Anne Bollinger (Fiordiligi), Jane Hobson (Dorabella), Marilyn Cotlow (Despina), Chorus; Emily Braxmeyer, Lillian Erickson, Marie Roth, Willabelle Underwood, Norvetta White, Shirley Burtt White (soprano), Truly Barr, Bettie Clark, Bettijane Pankonin, Oliva Sidebottom, Pearl Snyder (altos), Gene Garey,...
Dates: 1948 July

Diamond Lil, 1949 July-August

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0014.00003
Abstract Program from the Central City Opera House Association's 1949 production of "Diamond Lil."Cast includes: Billy Van (Jim), Jack Howard (Bill), James Quinn (Porter), Ray Bourbon (Bowery Rose), Dick Arnold (Ragtime), George Warren (Spike), Harry Warren (Jerry), Fred Catania and Patsy Perroni (Card Players), Linda King (Kitty), Sheila Trent (Frances), Sylvia Syms (Flo), Louise Jenkins (Maggie), Richard Midgley (Flynn), Mike Keene (Kane), Walter Petrie (Gus Jordan), Frances Arons (Sally),...
Dates: 1949 July-August

Die Fledermaus, 1949 July

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0014.00001
Abstract Program from the Central City Opera House Association's 1949 production of "Die Fledermaus."Cast includes: Gabor Carelli/Davis Cunningham (Alfred), Adelaide Bishop/Helen George (Adele), Laura Castellano/Regina Resnik (Rosalinda), Edward Kane/ Norman Kelley (Gabriel), Johnny Silver (Blint), Clifford Harvuot (Falke), Kenneth Schon (Frank), Mayme Diffey (Sally), Vera Brynner (Prince Orlofsky), and Larry Bolton (Frosh). Production staff includes: Peter Adler (Musical...
Dates: 1949 July

Don Pasquale, 1950 July

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0015.00001
Abstract Program from the Central City Opera House's 1950 production of "Don Pasquale."Cast includes: Stanley Carlson (Don Pasquale), Davis Cunningham (Ernesto), Clifford Harvuot (Dr. Malatesta), Adelaide Bishop (Norina), Wellmert Cramm (Notary), Chorus (servants/maids/chess figures) Marcia Case, Joan Marie Craigs, Rose Alice Gerringer, Ann E. Halstead, Marlene McCabe, Peggy Van Hooser, Donna Jean Scott, Sally Lou Snyder, Florence H. Yamada, Donna Lee Bricker, Lucille V. Buzard, Bettie...
Dates: 1950 July

Fidelio, 1947 July

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0012.00001
Abstract Program for "Fidelio" produced by the Central City Opera House Association.Cast includes: Philip Kinsman (Don Fernando), Kenneth Schon (Don Pizarro), Brian Sullivan (Florestan), Regina Resnik (Leonore), Lorenzo Alvary (Rocco), Lois Hunt (Marcelline), Leslie Chabay (Jacquino), Peter Battaglia (First Prisoner), Ray Baber (Second Prisoner), Chorus; Mary Blackmore, Jeanne Crom, Lillian Erickson, Ruan Frans, Eleanoe Funderburg, Betty Massey, Ruth Meinke, Marie Roth, Virginia Starr,...
Dates: 1947 July

Flower Girls, 1932-2014

 Series
Identifier: M123.09
Abstract The Flower Girls were a fundraising tradition started by Anne Evans with the first Central City Opera Festival season in 1932. Debutants from prominent Denver families would be selected by a "secret committee" to act as hostesess of the opera's opening nights, handing out nosegay bouquets to opera-goers to throw onstage as the permier performance curtain closed. The materials in this series were put together by Barbara Ferguson, who has been involved with the CCOHA, the Central...
Dates: 1932-2014

Harvey, 1947 August

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0012.00003
Abstract Program for "Harvey" produced by the Central City Opera House Association.Cast includes: Mary Dallas (Myrtle Mae Simmons), Marion Lorne (Veta Louise Simmons), Frank Fay (Elwood P. Dowd), Helen Randall (Miss Johnson), Dorothy Scott (Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet), Mabel McCallum (Ruth Kelly, R.N.), Bradford Hatton (Duane Wilson), Thomas Hume (Lyman Sanderson, M.D.), Mitchell Harris (William R. Chumley, M.D.), Frances Woodbury (Betty Chumley), Sydney Grant (Judge Omar Gaffney), and Carl Low...
Dates: 1947 August

La Traviata, 1946 July

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Identifier: M123.02.0395.0011.00002
Abstract Program for "La Traviata" produced by the Central City Opera House Association.Cast includes: Florence Quartararo (Violetta), Inge Manski (Flora Bervoix), Norma Lee Larkin (Annina), Brooks McCormack (Alfredo), Francesco Valentino (Giorgio Germont), Laszlo Csabay (Gastone), John Baker (Baron Douphol), Paul Kwartin (Marquis d'Obigny), William Hargrave (Doctor Grenvil), Lary Bolton (Joseph), Chorus: Maxine Bucklew, Gwen Gallegos, Rae Hall, Ruth Meinke, Patrice Molitor, Marilyn...
Dates: 1946 July

Lillian Covillo and John Winthrop in "Sleeping Beauty", 1945

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Identifier: D022.01.0001.0004.00001
Abstract Photograph of Lillian Covillo and John Winthrop for Denver Grand Opera's production "Tosca" on May 14-16 at the City Auditorium. This performance featured the "Sleeping Beauty" ballet. Covillo and Winthrop danced as principals for the ballet.
Dates: 1945

Lillian Covillo for "Carmen" Photoshoot, 1941

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Identifier: D022.01.0001.0002.00001
Abstract Photograph of Lillian Covillo for the 1941 Denver Grand Opera production of "Carmen." Photo depicts Lillian with fan held overhead.
Dates: 1941