PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
Location: Oliver Room,
Pittsburgh Music Archives #37
- Letter of request from George H. Wilson to Pittsburgh individuals inviting them to sign a card supporting Walter Damrosch’s third annual season of Grand Opera in Pittsburgh. Signatures will be published for all to note. This is not a request for funds.
- Notice: To the Public, from George H. Wilson – announcing the March series of Walter Damrosch’s operas and requesting the public’s support. First paragraph: “At this time when the art of music is being considered seriously in Pittsburgh, with existing organizations in the field of orchestral and choral music that have already set a standard that has made our city respected, there remains only the field of opera to round out our musical season.”
- Articles from DISPATCH in January, February and March detailing the Damrosch Opera Season of March 3,4,5 and 6 – including operas to be presented, leading singers, and social events. Venue: The Alvin Theater.
- Articles of reviews of those March opera performances in DISPATCH, LEADER, PRESS, GAZETTE, TELEGRAPH, POST, TIMES, NEWS and BULLETIN.