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Abbey, Schoeffel and Grau was a US theatre management and production firm, active from 1880 until 1896.
The Academy of Music was a New York City opera house, located on the northeast corner of East 14th Street and Irving Place in Manhattan.
The Academy of Music, also known as American Academy of Music, is a concert hall and opera house located at 240 S. Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Alexander Kipnis (– May 14, 1978) was a Ukrainian-born operatic bass.
Alfred Hertz (July 15, 1872 – April 17, 1942) was a German conductor.
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Amelita Galli-Curci (18 November 1882 – 26 November 1963) was an Italian coloratura soprano.
American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is a classical ballet company based in New York City.
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The American Tobacco Company was a tobacco company founded in 1890 by J. B. Duke through a merger between a number of U.S. tobacco manufacturers including Allen and Ginter and Goodwin & Company.
Andris Nelsons (born 18 November 1978) is a Latvian conductor.
Angela Gheorghiu (née Burlacu; born 7 September 1965) is a Romanian soprano.
Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 – March 9, 2006) was an American opera singer, television personality, and dramatic actress.
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Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 195418 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter.
Anthony "Tony" Tommasini (born 1948) is chief music critic for The New York Times, and has authored three books.
Anton Seidl (7 May 185028 March 1898) was a famous Hungarian Wagner conductor, best known for his association with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and the New York Philharmonic.
Antonio Scotti (25 January 1866 – 26 February 1936) was an Italian baritone.
Antony and Cleopatra, Op.
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Arturo Vigna (1863, Turin - January 30, 1927, Milan) was an Italian opera conductor who was particularly associated with the operas of Giuseppe Verdi.
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Auguste Charles Léonard François Vianesi (2 November 1837 – 4 November 1908) was an opera conductor, born in Italy and later naturalised French.
Édouard de Reszke, originally Edward, (22 December 185325 May 1917) was a Polish bass from Warsaw.
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Bartlett B. Sher (born March 27, 1959) is an American theatre director.
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Thomas Bernard (Ben) Heppner, CC (born January 14, 1956) is a Canadian tenor and broadcaster, now retired from singing, who specialized in opera and other classical works for voice.
Beniamino Gigli (20 March 1890 – 30 November 1957) was an Italian opera singer.
Beverly Sills (born Belle Miriam Silverman, May 25, 1929July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s.
Märta Birgit Nilsson (17 May 1918 – 25 December 2005) was a celebrated Swedish dramatic soprano who specialized in operatic works of Wagner and Richard Strauss, though she sang the operas of many other composers, including Verdi and Puccini.
The Blue Network (previously the NBC Blue Network) was the on-air name of the now defunct American radio network, which ran from 1927 to 1945.
Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.
Bruno Walter (born Bruno Schlesinger, September 15, 1876February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor, pianist and composer.
Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, (born 9 November 1965) is a Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer.
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Carlo Bergonzi (13 July 1924 – 25 July 2014) was an Italian operatic tenor.
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Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television.
Carrère and Hastings, the firm of John Merven Carrère (November 9, 1858 – March 1, 1911) and Thomas Hastings (March 11, 1860 – October 22, 1929), was one of the outstanding Beaux-Arts architecture firms in the United States.
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Cesare Siepi (10 February 19235 July 2010) was an Italian opera singer, generally considered to have been one of the finest basses of the post-war period.
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Christina Nilsson, Countess de Casa Miranda, (20 August 1843 – 20 November 1921) was a Swedish operatic soprano.
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Cleofonte Campanini (1 September 1860 – 19 December 1919) was an Italian Conductor.
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Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian and musician.
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Delmonico's is the name of various New York City restaurants of varying duration, quality, and fame.
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Diana Damrau is a German soprano opera singer.
Dimitri Mitropoulos (Δημήτρης Μητρόπουλος; – 2 November 1960), was a Greek conductor, pianist, and composer.
Dmitri Aleksandrovich Hvorostovsky (Дми́трий Алекса́ндрович Хворосто́вский, 16 October 1962 – 22 November 2017) was a Russian operatic baritone.
Dorothy Kirsten (July 6, 1910, Montclair, New Jersey – November 18, 1992, Los Angeles, California) was an American operatic soprano.
Doubleday is an American publishing company founded as Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 that by 1947 was the largest in the United States.
The Edinburgh International Festival is an annual festival of performing arts in Edinburgh, Scotland, over three weeks in August.
Edison Records was one of the earliest record labels which pioneered sound recording and reproduction and was an important player in the early recording industry.
Edward Patrick Johnson, CBE (22 August 187820 April 1959) was a Canadian operatic tenor who was billed outside North America as Edoardo Di Giovanni.
Elīna Garanča (born 16 September 1976) is a Latvian mezzo-soprano.
Eleanor Robson Belmont (13 December 1879 – 24 October 1979) was an English actress and prominent public figure in the United States.
Eleanor Steber (July 17, 1914October 3, 1990) was an American operatic soprano.
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Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer, best known for his opera Hansel and Gretel.
Enrico Caruso (25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor.
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Ezio Pinza (born Fortunio Pinza; May 18, 1892May 9, 1957) was an Italian opera singer.
Fabio Luisi (born 17 January 1959) is an Italian conductor.
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Fausto Cleva (17 May 19026 August 1971) was an Italian-born American operatic conductor.
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FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
Frances Davis Alda (31 May 1879 – 18 September 1952) was a New Zealand-born, Australian-raised operatic soprano.
Francesco Tamagno (28 December 1850 – 31 August 1905) was an Italian operatic tenor who sang with enormous success throughout Europe and America.
Franco Corelli (8 April 1921 – 29 October 2003) was an Italian tenor who had a major international opera career between 1951 and 1976.
Frida Leider (April 18, 1888 – June 4, 1975) was a German opera singer.
Friedrich Schorr (September 2, 1888 – August 14, 1953), was a renowned Austrian-Hungarian bass-baritone opera singer of Jewish origin.
Fritz Busch (13 March 1890 – 14 September 1951) was a German conductor.
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Fritz Stiedry (11 October 18838 August 1968) was an Austrian conductor and composer.
Gabriela Beňačková (also Gabriela Beňačková-Čápová), born March 25, 1947 in Bratislava, is a Chech lyric soprano of Slovak origin.
Göran Gentele (29 September 1917 – 18 July 1972) was a Swedish actor, director, and opera manager.
George Irving Shirley (born April 18, 1934) is an American operatic tenor, and was the first African-American tenor to perform a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
George Szell (June 7, 1897 – July 30, 1970), originally György Széll, György Endre Szél, or Georg Szell, was a Hungarian-born Jewish-American conductor and composer.
Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (11 December 1892 – 17 March 1979) was an Italian tenor with a lyric-dramatic voice of exceptional range and technical facility.
Giovanni Martinelli (October 22, 1885 – February 2, 1969) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Giulio Gatti-Casazza (3 February 1869 – 2 September 1940) was an Italian opera manager.
Giuseppe De Luca (25 December 1876 – 26 August 1950), was an Italian baritone who achieved his greatest triumphs at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
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The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Great Performances, a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television since 1972.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
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Heinrich Conried (September 3, 1855 – April 27, 1909) was a theatrical manager and director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
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Henry Eugene Abbey (June 27, 1846 – October 17, 1896) was an American theatre manager and producer.
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Herbert Witherspoon (July 21, 1873 – May 10, 1935) was an American bass singer and opera manager.
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Italo Campanini (June 30, 1845 – November 14, 1896) was a leading Italian operatic tenor, whose career reached its height in London in the 1870s and in New York City in the 1880s and 1890s.
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James Lawrence Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist.
James McCracken (December 16, 1926 – April 29, 1988) was an American operatic tenor.
Jan Peerce (June 3, 1904 December 15, 1984) was an American operatic tenor.
Jean de Reszke (14 January 18503 April 1925) was a Polish tenor who was a major male opera star of the late 19th century.
Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer and recitalist.
Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (7 November 192610 October 2010) was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.
John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer of classical music and opera, with strong roots in minimalism.
John Dexter (2 August 1925 – 23 March 1990) was an English theatre, opera and film director.
Jonathan Stewart Vickers, (October 29, 1926 – July 10, 2015), known professionally as Jon Vickers, was a Canadian heldentenor.
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Josef Casimir Hofmann (originally Józef Kazimierz Hofmann; January 20, 1876February 16, 1957) was a Polish American pianist, composer, music teacher, and inventor.
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Joseph Volpe (born July 2, 1940) is an American opera manager and arts management consultant.
Juan Diego Flórez (born January 13, 1973) is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas.
Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film.
Johan Jonatan "Jussi" Björling (5 February 19119 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor.
Karl August Leopold Böhm (28 August 1894 in Graz – 14 August 1981 in Salzburg) was an Austrian conductor.
Kathleen Deanna Battle (born August 13, 1948) is an American operatic soprano known for her distinctive vocal range and tone.
Kazuko Hillyer International Inc was a performing arts production and management organization based in New York City.
Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano.
Kurt Adler (March 1, 1907September 21, 1977) was an Austrian classical chorus master, music conductor, author and pianist.
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(The Daughter of the Regiment) is an opéra comique in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti, set to a French libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean-François Bayard.
(The Power of Fate, often translated The Force of Destiny) is an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi.
La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.
La traviata (The Fallen Woman)Meadows, p. 582 is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.
Laurent Pelly is a French opera and theatre director born in Paris in 1962.
Lauritz Melchior (20 March 1890 – 19 March 1973) was a Danish-American opera singer.
Lawrence Brownlee (born 1972) is an American operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire.
Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality.
Lee de Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor, self-described "Father of Radio", and a pioneer in the development of sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures.
Leo Slezak (18 August 1873 – 1 June 1946) was a world-famous Moravian tenor.
Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Leonard Warren (April 21, 1911 – March 4, 1960) was an American opera singer.
Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February 10, 1927) is an American soprano.
Leopold Damrosch (October 22, 1832 – February 15, 1885) was a German American orchestral conductor and composer.
Leopold Anthony Stokowski (18 April 188213 September 1977) was an English conductor of Polish and Irish descent.
Les Troyens (in English: The Trojans) is a French grand opera in five acts by Hector Berlioz.
Licia Albanese (July 22, 1909 – August 15, 2014) was an Italian-born American operatic soprano.
Life was an American magazine that ran regularly from 1883 to 1972 and again from 1978 to 2000.
Lilli Lehmann, born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, later Elisabeth Maria Lehmann-Kalisch (24 November 1848, in Würzburg – 17 May 1929, in Berlin) was a German operatic soprano of phenomenal versatility.
Lillian Nordica (December 12, 1857 – May 10, 1914) was an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country.
Lily Pons (born Alice Joséphine Pons, April 12, 1898 – February 13, 1976) was a French-American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
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Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
Lucrezia Bori (24 December 1887 – 14 May 1960) was a Spanish operatic singer, a lyric soprano and a tireless and effective fundraiser for the Metropolitan Opera.
Macbeth is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi, with an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and additions by Andrea Maffei, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
The Mapleson Cylinders are a group of more than 100 phonograph cylinders recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera, primarily in the years 1901–1903, by the Met librarian Lionel Mapleson (a nephew of impresario James Henry Mapleson).
Marc Zakharovich Chagall (born Moishe Zakharovich Shagal; 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin.
Marcella Sembrich (February 15, 1858 – January 11, 1935) was the stage name of the Polish coloratura soprano, Prakseda Marcelina Kochańska.
Marcello Giordani (birth name Marcello Guagliardo; born 25 January 1963) is an Italian operatic tenor who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and the United States.
Marcelo Raúl Álvarez, (born February 27, 1962 in Córdoba, Argentina), is an Argentine lyric tenor who achieved international success starting in the mid-1990s.
Margaret Juntwait (March 18, 1957 – June 3, 2015) was an American radio broadcaster, and the voice of the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts.
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was a New York-born Greek soprano, one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century.
Maria Jeritza (6 October 188710 July 1982) was a Czech soprano singer, long associated with the Vienna State Opera (1912–1935) and the Metropolitan Opera (1921–1932 and 1951).
Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an American singer.
Marilyn Horne (born January 16, 1934) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Mario Ancona (28 February 1860 – 23 February 1931), was a leading Italian baritone and master of bel canto singing.
Mariusz Kwiecień (born 4 November 1972) is a Polish operatic baritone who has sung leading roles in the major opera houses of Europe and North America.
Martha, oder Der Markt zu Richmond (Martha, or The Market at Richmond) is a romantic comic opera in four acts by Friedrich von Flotow set to a German libretto by Friedrich Wilhelm Riese and based on a story by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges.
Martina Arroyo (born February 2, 1936) is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Mary Jo Heath (born December 11, 1954), Library of Congress Authorities (LCCN) is an American radio music host, associated with the Metropolitan Opera since 2006.
Mary Zimmerman (born August 23, 1960) is an American theatre and opera director and playwright from Nebraska.
The Metropolitan Opera Club is a private social club within the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
The Metropolitan Opera House was an opera house located at 1411 Broadway in New York City.
The Metropolitan Opera House (also known as The Met) is an opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
The Metropolitan Opera House (MOH) is a historic opera house located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 858 North Broad Street.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (also known as The Met: Live in HD) is a series of live opera performances transmitted in high-definition video via satellite from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to select venues, primarily movie theaters, in the United States and other parts of the world.
Metropolitan Opera Radio is an all-opera radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 75 (previously 78) and XM Satellite Radio channel 75 (previously 79).
The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts are a regular series of weekly broadcasts on network radio of full-length opera performances.
Milka Ternina (née Katarina Milka Trnina, pronounced; December 19, 1863 – May 18, 1941) was a Croatian dramatic soprano who enjoyed a high reputation in major American and European opera houses.
Milton John Cross (April 16, 1897 – January 3, 1975) was an American radio announcer famous for his work on the NBC and ABC radio networks.
Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.
Mirella Freni (born Mirella Fregni on 27 February 1935) is an Italian soprano whose repertoire includes Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
Montserrat Caballé (born 12 April 1933) is a Spanish operatic soprano.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
Napster, known as Rhapsody prior to June 14, 2016, is an online music store subscription service based in Seattle, Washington.
Natalie Dessay (born Nathalie Dessaix, 19 April 1965, in Lyon) is a French opera singer who had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 October 2013.
National CineMedia (NCM) is an American cinema advertising company.
The National Recording Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States." The registry was established by the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, which created the National Recording Preservation Board, whose members are appointed by the Librarian of Congress.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neil Rosenshein (born November 27, 1947 in New York City) is an American operatic tenor, who sang leading tenor roles in the major American and European opera houses.
Dame Nellie Melba GBE (born Helen Porter Mitchell; 19 May 186123 February 1931) was an Australian operatic soprano.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, is located in Manhattan, New York City, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side, between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
The New York Symphony Orchestra was founded as the New York Symphony Society in New York City by Leopold Damrosch in 1878.
The New-York Tribune was an American newspaper, first established in 1841 by editor Horace Greeley (1811–1872).
Harry Gustaf Nikolai Gädda, known professionally as Nicolai Gedda (11 July 1925 – 8 January 2017), was a Swedish operatic tenor.
Old money is "the inherited wealth of established upper-class families (i.e. gentry, patriciate)" or "a person, family, or lineage possessing inherited wealth".
Olive Fremstad (14 March 1871 – 21 April 1951) was the stage name of Anna Olivia Rundquist, a celebrated Swedish-American opera diva who sang in both the mezzo-soprano and soprano ranges.
Omnibus is an American, commercially sponsored, educational television series.
Opera America, officially OPERA America, is a service organization promoting the creation, presentation, and enjoyment of opera in the US.
Opera News is an American classical music magazine.
Oscar Hammerstein I (8 May 18461 August 1919) was a German-born businessman, theater impresario, and composer in New York City.
Otello is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's play Othello.
Otto Hermann Kahn (February 21, 1867 – March 29, 1934) was a German-born American investment banker, collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.
Pasquale Amato (21 March 1878 – 12 August 1942) was an Italian operatic baritone.
Paul Drennan Cravath (July 14, 1861 – July 1, 1940) was a prominent Manhattan lawyer and a partner of the law firm today known as Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Peter Allen (September 17, 1920 – October 8, 2016) was an American broadcaster and radio announcer, noted for hosting the Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera for some 29 years.
Peter Gelb (born 1953) is an American arts administrator.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.
Phonograph cylinders are the earliest commercial medium for recording and reproducing sound.
Piotr Beczała (born December 28, 1966) is a Polish operatic tenor.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
Pol Henri Plançon (12 June 1851 – 11 August 1914) was a distinguished French operatic bass (basse chantante).
Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".
Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 191411 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer.
Ramón Vinay (August 31, 1911 – January 4, 1996) was a famous Chilean operatic tenor with a powerful, dramatic voice.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
Régine Crespin (23 February 1927 – 5 July 2007) was a French singer who had a major international career in opera and on the concert stage between 1950 and 1989.
Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director.
Renata Tebaldi (1 February 1922 – 19 December 2004) was an Italian lirico-spinto soprano popular in the post-war period.
René Pape (born 4 September 1964) is a German operatic bass.
Renée Lynn Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American opera singer and soprano.
A repertory theatre (also called repertory, rep or stock) can be a Western theatre or opera production in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation or rotation.
Reri Grist (born February 29, 1932) is an American coloratura soprano, one of the pioneer African-American singers to enjoy a major international career in opera.
Richard Tucker (August 28, 1913January 8, 1975) was an American operatic tenor.
Richard Lee Versalle (3 December 1932 – 5 January 1996) was an American operatic tenor.
Risë Stevens (June 11, 1913 – March 20, 2013) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Robert Lepage, (born December 12, 1957) is a Canadian playwright, actor, film director, and stage director.
Robert Keith McFerrin Sr. (March 19, 1921 – November 24, 2006) was an American operatic baritone and the first African-American man to sing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Robert Merrill (June 4, 1917 – October 23, 2004) was an American operatic baritone and actor, who was also active in the musical theatre circuit.
Roberta Peters (May 4, 1930 – January 18, 2017) was an American coloratura soprano.
Roberto Stagno (18 October 1840 – 26 April 1897), was a prominent Italian opera tenor.
Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering between 48th and 51st Streets, facing Fifth Avenue, in New York City.
Roméo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) is an opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981), was an American operatic soprano with a large, opulent voice.
Sir Rudolf Bing (January 9, 1902 – September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born opera impresario who worked in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, most notably being General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City from 1950 to 1972.
Salvatore Licitra (10 August 1968 – 5 September 2011) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Samuel Osborne Barber II (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music.
Schuyler Garrison Chapin (February 13, 1923 – March 7, 2009) was a General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera, and later Commissioner of Cultural Affairs for New York City during the administration of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another.
Sherrill Milnes (born January 10, 1935) is an American operatic baritone most famous for his Verdi roles.
Shirley Verrett (May 31, 1931 – November 5, 2010) was an African-American operatic mezzo-soprano who successfully transitioned into soprano roles, i.e. soprano sfogato.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Simon Estes (born March 2, 1938) is an operatic bass-baritone of African-American descent who had a major international opera career beginning in the 1960s.
Sirius Satellite Radio was a satellite radio (SDARS) and online radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Holdings.
Sirius XM Satellite Radio is an American broadcasting company that provides three satellite radio and online radio services operating in the United States: Sirius Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio, and Sirius XM Radio.
In the social sciences, a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.
Sofia Scalchi (November 29, 1850 – August 22, 1922) was an Italian operatic contralto who could also sing in the mezzo-soprano range.
Sonya Haddad (November 9, 1936 – June 15, 2004) was a libretto translator and surtitler for the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.
Surtitles, also known as supertitles, are translated or transcribed lyrics/dialogue projected above a stage or displayed on a screen, commonly used in opera or other musical performances.
Susan Graham (born July 23, 1960, Roswell, New Mexico) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Tancredi Pasero (11 January 1893 in Turin – 17 February 1983 in Milan) was an Italian bass who enjoyed a long and distinguished singing career in his native country and abroad.
Tannhäuser (Middle High German: Tanhûser) was a German Minnesinger and poet.
Tannhäuser (full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, "Tannhäuser and the Minnesingers' Contest at Wartburg") is an 1845 opera in three acts, music and text by Richard Wagner, based on two German legends; Tannhäuser, the legendary medieval German Minnesänger and poet, and the tale of the Wartburg Song Contest.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
Tessitura is an enterprise application used by performing arts and cultural organisations to manage their activities in ticketing, fundraising, customer relationship management, and marketing.
Texaco, Inc. ("The Texas Company") is an American oil subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.
The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution (Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
The Death of Klinghoffer (1991) is an American opera, with music by John Adams to an English-language libretto by Alice Goodman.
The First Emperor is an opera in two acts with music by Tan Dun and a libretto written in English by Tan Dun and Ha Jin.
The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.
The Makropulos Affair (or The Makropoulos Case, The Makropulos Secret, or, literally, The Makropulos Thing; Czech Věc Makropulos) is a Czech opera in 3 acts, with music and libretto by Leoš Janáček.
The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice must default on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tito Gobbi (24 October 19135 March 1984) was an Italian operatic baritone with an international reputation.
Titta Ruffo (9 June 1877 - 5 July 1953), born as Ruffo Titta Cafiero, was an Italian operatic baritone who had a major international singing career.
Toll Brothers is a home construction company based in Horsham, Pennsylvania that specializes in building luxury homes.
Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, or Tristan and Isolda, or Tristran and Ysolt) is an opera, or music drama, in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the 12th-century romance Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg.
Tullio Serafin (1 September 18782 February 1968) was an Italian conductor.
Turandot (see below) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano, and set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni.
The Upper West Side, sometimes abbreviated UWS, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 110th Street.
Valery Abisalovich Gergiev, PAR (Валерий Абисалович Гергиев;; Гергиты Абисалы фырт Валери, Gergity Abisaly Fyrt Valeri; born 2 May 1953) is a Russian conductor and opera company director of Ossetian origin.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Victor Maurel (17 June 184822 October 1923) was a French operatic baritone who enjoyed an international reputation as a great singing actor.
Victoria de los Ángeles (1 November 192315 January 2005) was a Spanish operatic lyric soprano and recitalist whose career began after the Second World War and reached its height in the years from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s.
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Wallace Kirkman Harrison (September 28, 1895 – December 2, 1981) was an American architect.
Walter Johannes Damrosch (January 30, 1862 – December 22, 1950) was a German-born American conductor and composer.
Wheeler Winston Dixon (born March 12, 1950) is an American filmmaker and scholar.
William Berger (or Will Berger) is an American author, radio music host and commentator.
William H. McElfatrick (1854 - 29 September 1922) was an American architect who specialized in theaters.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, CC (born Yannick Séguin;David Patrick Stearns, "Nezet-Seguin signs Philadelphia Orchestra contract". The Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 June 2010. 6 March 1975) is a Canadian conductor and pianist.
Zinka Milanov (May 17, 1906 – May 30, 1989) was a Croatian-born operatic spinto soprano who had a major career centered on the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
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