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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Location: Oliver Room,
Pittsburgh Music Archives #37
Box #20

GEORGE H. WILSON

SCRAPBOOK of
CINCINNATI GRAND OPERA SEASON 1901

Copy of Memorandum of Agreement between the Maurice Grau Opera Company of New York City, and George H. Wilson – Pittsburgh manager of the Grau Opera Company, and president of the Pittsburgh Orchestra Association – covering opera performances in Pittsburgh April 14-18, 1901 and in Cincinnati, Ohio from April 19-20, 1901.

Articles from the Cincinnati TRIBUNE, INQUIRER, and TIMES-STAR announcing the opera performances there are documented. Reports following the performances are also included. One stated: “…the record for attendance and receipts for any one given performance in the US was broken at Saturday’s matinee” in Cincinnati.