Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.


"The Mikado", 1980
PA-2261-42

Calgary Opera Association fonds

To view brief history of organization and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

Series 1 Correspondence and Subject files. - 1970- 1986
Series 2 Publicity. - 1985-1998
Series 3Posters. - 1974-1992
Series 4Calgary Opera Guild. - 1990
Series 5Canada Opera Piccola. - 1987
Series 6Photographs. - 1973- 1982

Inventory

Series 1

Correspondence and Subject files. - 1970-1986

M-8269-1Actor's equity. - 1970-1976
M-8269-2Albertan news clippings. - 1972- 1976
M-8269-3Audience development. - 1975
M-8269-4Century Calgary. - 1973-1975
M-8269-5Grants. - 1972-1976
M-8269-6Gray, Alexander. - 1972-1977
M-8269-7Guild and Opera nights. - 1972-1978
M-8269-8Hanson, Brian. - 1972-1977
M-8269-9Herald news clippings. - 1972- 1979
M-8269-9aLa Boheme. - 1973, 1980
M-8269-10Madame Butterfly. - 1974
M-8269-11Membership lists. - 1972-1974
M-8269-12Mercer, Ruby - Opera Canada. - 1974- 1976
M-8269-12a Miscellaneous programs. -- 1973-1976. -- For Carmen, La Traviata, Cavalleria Rusticana, and Pagliacci.
M-8269-13Mount Royal College. - 1973
M-8269-14Newsletters. - 1972-1976
M-8269-15News clippings. - 1972, 1982
M-8269-16Old Court House - Arts Centre proposal. - 1973- 1974
M-8269-17Opera Films. - 1973-1975
M-8269-18Opera West. - 1972-1977
M-8269-19Potentials. - 1972-1973
M-8269-20San Francisco Opera. - 1974-1976
M-8269-21School tours. - 1974
M-8269-22Schools and community theatre. - 1973- 1986
M-8269-23Special projects. - 1984-1986
M-8269-24Tickets. - 1974-1976
M-8269-25Vancouver Opera Association and Edmonton Opera Association. - 1973, 1978
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Series 2

Publicity. - 1985- 1998

M-8269-26Programs, ticket order forms and newsletters. - 1985- 1989
M-8269-27 Programs, ticket order forms and newsletters. - 1989- 1998
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Series 3

Posters. - 1974- 1992

M-8269-os1Madame Butterfly. - November 30 and December 2, 1974
M-8269-os2L'Elisir d'Amour (The Elixir of Love). - March 11, 13, 15, 1981-1982
M-8269-os3Tales of Hoffmann/La Traviata/Cinderella. - 1983- 1984
M-8269-os4Something to Sing About! Don Pasqualle/Cavalleria Rusticana - I Pagliacci/Otello. - 1984-1985
M-8269-os5Young Artists' Ensemble Don Pasquale. - 1984- 1985
M-8269-os6Something to Celebrate! Faust/La Boheme/Die Fledermaus. - 1985-1986
M-8269-os7Hansel and Gretel. - December 27,28,29, 1985- 1986
M-8269-os8The Mikado. - October 23,25,27, 1986- 1987
M-8269-os9Hansel and Gretel. - December 27,28,29, 1986- 1987
M-8269-os10Tosca. - January 15,17,19, 1986-1987
M-8269-os11Il Barbiere di Siviglia. - March 26,28,30, 1986- 1987
M-8269-os12Stories That Sing - Don Giovanni/Porgy and Bess/Il Trovatore. - 1987-1988
M-8269-os13Stories That Sing - Carmen/Un Ballo in Maschera/The Magic Flute. - 1988-1989
M-8269-os14Amahl and the Night Visitors. - December 20,21,22,23,24, 1988-1989
M-8269-os15Stories That Sing - Rigoletto/La Fille du Regiment/Salome. - 1989-1990
M-8269-os16Amahl and the Night Visitors. - December 20,21,22,23,24, 1989-1990
M-8269-os17The Pearl Fishers. - April 9, 1989-1990
M-8269-os18Candide. - May 27 to July 21, 1989-1990
M-8269-os19Stories That Sing - A Tapestry of Laughter, Tears, and Passion. - 1990-1991
M-8269-os20Romeo & Juliet. - October 18,20,22, 1990- 1991
M-8269-os21Madama Butterfly. - January 24,26,28, 1990- 1991
M-8269-os22Madama Butterfly - Sunday Matinee-At-The-Opera. - January 27, 1990-1991
M-8269-os23Falstaff. - March 21,24,25, 1990-1991
M-8269-os2420 Years of Stories that Sing. - 1991- 1992
M-8269-os25Manon Lescaut. - October 24,26,28, 1991- 1992
M-8269-os26The Marriage of Figaro. - November 21,23,25, 1991-1992
M-8269-os27The Flying Dutchman. - January 23,25,27, 1991- 1992
M-8269-28Carousel!. - March 26,27,28,30,31, 1991- 1992
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Series 4

The Calgary Opera Guild. - 1990

M-8269-os29Epitome of Fashion/Fall Collections. - September 12, 1990
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Series 5

Canada Opera Piccola. - 1987

M-8269-os30Training division and audition schedule. - 1987
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Series 6

Photographs. - 1973-1982


Note: Calgary Opera photos from 1989-2003 are in the Trudie Lee fonds at Glenbow.

PA-2261-1First production, La Boheme. - 1973. - Including cast members Claude Corbeil and Alexander Gray.
PA-2261-2Rigoletto. - 1973-1974. - Including cast member Maria Pellegrini.
PA-2261-(3-4) Carmen. - February 1974. - Including Carmen cast member Anne Howard.
PA-2261-(5-7) Madame Butterfly. - November 30, December 2, 1974. - Including cast members Alexander Gray, Sophia Gazetas, Polyna Savridi and Giuseppe Campora.
PA-2261-(8-)9 Faust. - April 1975. - Including cast members Jean Bonhomme, Heather Thomson and Agnes Rewucki.
PA-2261-(10-11) Cavalleria Rusticana. - February 1976. - Including cast member Mata Marcopoulos.
PA-2261-(12-13) I Pagliacci. - February 1976. - Including cast members Lorna Castaneda and Jean Bonhomme.
PA-2261-(14-15) Die Fledermaus. - October 1976. - Including Cornelius Opthof, Alexander Gray, Allen Stewart-Coates, and Carol Wilcox.
PA 2661-(16-17) Barber of Seville. - January 1977. - Including cast members Perry Price, Dodi Protero, Alexander Gray and Napolean Bisson.
PA-2261-(18-20) Aida. - October 1977. - Including cast members Pierre Charbonneau, Rod McWherter, Junos Tessenyi and Karen Barlow.
PA-2261-(21-22) Don Giovanni. - January 1978. - Including cast members Clarence Carson, Jerry Jennings and Heather Robertson.
PA-2261-(23-24) Lucia di Lammermoor. - April 1978. - Including cast members Peter Barcza and Gail Robinson.
PA-2261-(25-26) A Masked Ball. - October 1978. - Including cast members Guillermo Sarabla and Mata Marcopoulos.
PA-2261-(27-29) The Merry Widow. - January 1979. - Including cast members Alexander Gray, Collette Bokey, John Reardon, Perry Price and Carol Wilcox.
PA-2261-(30-31) Tosca. - April 1979. - Including cast members Cornelius Opthof and Heather Thomson.
PA-2261-(32-34) Il Trovatore. - October 1979. - Including cast members Mauro Augustini, Harry Dworchak and Judith Ehrlich.
PA-2261-(35-37) Hansel and Gretel. - January 1980. - Including cast members Maureen Forrester, Delia Wallis and Leigh Munro.
PA-2261-38School tour production of Hansel and Gretel. - 1980. - Including director David Speers.
PA-2261-(39-41) La Boheme. - April 1980. - Including cast members Claude Corbeil, Gino Quilico, Gianni Jaia, Anna Chornodolska, Allan Monk, Allen Stewart Coates and Judith Forst.
PA-2261-(42-44) The Mikado. - October 1980. - Including cast members Jack Eddleman, John Dodington, Jocelyn Wilkes and Barbara Shuttleworth.
PA-2261-(45-46) Turandot. - January 1981. - Including cast members Marisa Galvany, Pierre Charbonneau, Leigh Munro and William Johns.
PA-2261-(47-48) Carmen. - October 1981. - Including cast members Ann Howard, Janet Nichol, Ann Golden, Ross Thompson and James McLean.
PA-2261-49Rigoletto. - 1980-1981. - Including cast members Peter Glossop and Carol Wilcox.
PA-2261-(50-51) The Marriage of Figaro. - January 1982. - Including cast members Heather Thomson and Leigh Munro.
PA-2261-(52-54) L'Elisir D'Amore (The Elixir of Love). - March 1982. - Including cast members Napolean Bisson, Gail Robinson and John Brecknock.
M-9760Related photographs. -- 1989-2003. -- Photographer Trudie Lee was commissioned by Calgary Opera to photograph dress rehearsals and live performances of the company's productions. For a complete list of her Calgary Opera photos go to the Trudie Lee inventory.

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