Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Lyric Theatre of Baltimore opened in 1894 and was one of the most important concert venues in the city for much of the twentieth century, hosting regular performances by the Metropolitan Opera Company, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Baltimore Opera Company, and many notable individual musicians. The Lyric Theatre records contain materials from 1893 to 1976 including correspondence, financial records, minutes of trustees meetings, photographs, concert programs, guest lists, and scrapbooks.
Overview Marni Nixon (1930-2016) was a versatile American soprano who had a lengthy career performing in the worlds of musical theater, opera, popular song, and concert music. She was well known for her work as a "ghost singer" in several major film musicals of the 1950s and 1960s, performing the singing parts in The King and I, West Side Story, and My Fair Lady. In 2012 the Peabody Institute...
Overview Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had a successful international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.
Overview Otto Ortmann was the director of Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1928 to 1941 and founder of the conservatory's department of research, where he conducted studies on the education, psychology, and physiology of music. His papers include scores of original compositions, writings on music research, research notes, administrative files, concert programs, photographs, and teaching materials.
Overview Paul Vacek was a violinist, pianist, and composer (using the pen name Paul Vazkén) who studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1946 to 1949. His papers contain manuscript scores of his compositions and arrangements, drafts and fragments of manuscript scores, and personal papers.
Overview The Peabody Institute Concert Office arranges public performance events, recitals, special events, and tours. Materials in this collection include production files and related documentation about concerts, recitals, tours (including the Peabody Symphony Orchestra tour of the Soviet Union in 1987), concert hall rentals, graduation exercises, and special events at the Peabody Institute.
Overview Soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson taught at the Peabody Conservatory from 1984 to 2017 and is recognized as one of the most authoritative interpreters of vocal music of the 20th century. Her collection contains manuscript and facsimile scores by several notable composers with whom she worked, including Milton Babbitt, Pierre Boulez, Heinz Holliger, and David Del Tredici, as well as correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, and other documents related to her career.
Overview This collection contains the personal papers of Randolph S. Rothschild from 1930 to 2005 and the administrative records of the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Baltimore from its founding in 1949 to its dissolution in 1997, for which Rothschild served as an executive for most of its existence. The CMS records include administrative documents, concert programs, publicity materials, and clippings related to its programming, which regularly featured commissions and other new music. Rothschild's...
Overview Reginald Stewart was a Scottish-born conductor and pianist who served as direcctor of the Peabody Institute from 1941 to 1959 and music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1942 to 1952. His papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and recordings related to his career.