3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Opera--Production and direction.

  1. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items. 68 containers. 39 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks, clippings, address books, notebooks, music, and books. In addition, the collection contains materials related to opera singer La Julia Rhea, who performed with the company, and Walter M. Dawson, Mary Cardwell Dawson's husband, who worked for the company.

  2. Harold Prince papers, 1935-2010

    2,000 items. 22 containers. 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Prince is a theater producer and director. The papers chiefly consist of personal correspondence and Prince’s annotated copies of the scripts for the shows he directed.

  3. Houston L. Maples family collection on Russian theatre, opera, and ballet, 1940-2004

    approximately 180 items. 4 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Houston L. Maples was a United States naval attaché to Moscow. His son, Houston Maples Jr., worked in the State Department's Moscow Office of Information and Culture. The collection includes photographs, programs, and writings pertaining to dance and opera, particularly in the immediate post-World War II period in the Soviet Union. The Bolshoi Theatre and Kirov Ballet (now known as Mariinsky Ballet) are well-represented.