Series RNCM/14/4 - Opera papers

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GB GB1179 RNCM-RNCM/14-RNCM/14/4


Opera papers


  • 1979-2020 (Creation)

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37 boxes, 498 digital files

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Most of the papers for the following operas include photographs, prompt scores and related papers, however some are only photographs or prompt scores. Carmen, 1972; The Bear, 1973; Midsummer Night's Dream, 1973; Purgatory, 1973; Aida, 1974; L'heure Espagnole (Spanish Time), 1975; El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Master Peter's Puppet Show), 1975; Purgatory, 1976; La Boheme, 1977; L'infedeltà Delusa (Deceit Outwitted), 1977; The Waiter's Revenge, 1977; Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) 1979, Das Rheingold, 1978; Orlando, 1978; 1979; Jacobin, 1980; Diologues des Carmelites (Dialogues of the Carmelites), 1979/1980; Ernani, 1982; Bluebeard's Castle, 1982; The Bear, 1982; Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), 1983; The Rape of Lucretia, 1983; Gloriana, 1983; Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), 1984; Pelleas et Melisande, 1985; Teseo, 1985; Billy Budd, 1985; Idomoneo, 1986; The Consul, 1987; Manon, 1987; Cosi fan Tutte, 1988; Rigoletto, 1988; From the House of the Dead, 1989; Don Carlo, 1989; Alcina, 1989; Midsummer Night's Dream, 1990; La Voix Humaine (The Human Voice), 1990; L'Elisir D'Amore (The Elixir of Love), 1991; Il Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), 1991; Cendrillon (Cinderella), 1992; Pilgrim's Progress, 1992; Madame Butterfly, 1992; Erwartung (Expectation), 1993; Midsummer Night's Dream, 1993; The Turn of the Screw, 1993; The Bear, 1994; Down by the Greenwood Side, 1994; Hand of Bridge, 1994; Il Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage), 1994; Maid of Orleans, 1994; Ernani, 1995; Roberto Devereux, 1995; Downpath, 1995; Phaedra, 1995; I Am in Search of John Clare, 1995; The Rape of Lucretia, 1996; Werther, 1997; Albert Herring, 1997; Il Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), 1998; The Bridge, 1998; Jenufa, 1999; Greek, 2000; Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), 2000; Into The Woods, 2000; Falstaff, 2001; Tamerlano, 2001; Queen of Spades, 2002; Turn of the Screw, 2002; Dido and Aneas, 2003; Dr. Heidegger's Fountain of Youth, 2003; A Better Place, 2003; Don Giovanni, 2003; The Rake's Progress, 2004; London Pleasure Gardens, 2004; Lighthouse, 2004; La Rondine (The Swallow), 2005; La Cenerentola (Cinderella), 2005; Threepenny Opera, 2006; Cunning Little Vixen, 2006; Il Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), 2007; Eugene Onegin, 2007; Die Fledermaus (The Bat), 2008; L'heure Espagnole (Spanish Time), 2008; L'enfant et les Sortileges (The Child and the Spells), 2008; West Side Story, 2008; Katya Kabanova, 2009; La Belle Héléne, 2009; Carmen, 2010; La Clemenza di Tito (The Clemency of Titus), 2010; The Wiz, 2010; Belshazzar, 2010; Vanessa, 2011; Albert Herring, 2011; Xerxes, 2012; Il Ritorno D'Ulisse in Patria (The Return of Ulysses), 2012; Moskow, 2013; L'Elisir d'amore, 2013; The Drunken Cured, 2014; Merry Widow, 2014; Street Scene, 2015; A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2015; Cosi Fan Tutte, 2016; La Vie Parisienne, 2016; Cendrillion (Cinderella), 2017; Theodora, 2017; Hansel and Gretel, 2018; Puccini double bill Sour Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, 2018. Musical Theatre papers for 1994 and 1998. Undated prompt scripts for Il Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro). Files re seasonal planning 1984/5, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1996/7. Opera management files including 2 dressing room signs from the unofficial opening of newly refurbished concert hall 6 Nov 2014 for Sir Thomas Allen and Joseph Middleton, brief guide to the theatre staff, makeup templates etc. 1990s-2000s. Some unidentified opera photographs. DVD recordings of RNCM operas 1997-2008.

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RNCM performances and rehearsals photographs (RNCM/P/10)

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