PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
Location: Oliver Room,
Pittsburgh Music Archives #37
OPERA SEASON IN PITTSBURGH April 1900
Notice in DISPATCH on February 26, 1900: “Best Opera Season in Pittsburgh’s History,” as announced by George H. Wilson, Pittsburgh manager of Maurice Grau’s Metropolitan Opera Co.
Photos of eleven soloists, including Scotti, Calvé, Schumann-Heink and others of note.
Reviews of April 16-18, 1900 concerts by various reporters. One from April 22nd claimed “This season’s opera better than any other,” and gave credit to George H. Wilson for “courageously fostering the scheme.”
Other papers reporting: POST, LEADER, TIMES, PRESS, TELEGRAPH, NEWS, INDEX.
Copy of STATEMENT OF EXPENSES for Grand Opera Season April 16-18, 1900, signed by G.H. Wilson.
Official program for the five operas.