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Fonds AM464 - Vancouver Opera Association fonds

Stage for Vancouver Opera's 1968 performance of Tosca, Act 3 Performers on stage at Vancouver Opera's 1968 performance of Tosca, Act 1 1 Performers on stage at Vancouver Opera's 1962 performance of Tosca, Act 1 Performers on stage at Vancouver Opera's 1968 performance of Tosca, Act 2

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Vancouver Opera Association fonds

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AM464

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  • 1958-1975 (Creation)
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    Vancouver Opera Association

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  • 1.53 m of textual records
  • 113 photographs

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The Vancouver Opera Association grew from the Grand Opera Society of B.C. and presented its first professional production of "Carmen" in 1960. In the following years, operas were presented at six month intervals. An Endowment Trust Fund was set up to ensure continuity and stability of the Association's activities. The Association also initiated an opera training program.

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The fonds consists of minutes, 1959-1969; correspondence, 1961-1970; promotional materials, 1960-1975; financial records, 1958-1969; and photographs of opera productions.
The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Contracts and agreements, Correspondence and operations, Correspondence re: Hansel and Gretel, Financial records, Minutes, Photographs, Program files and publications, and Promotional materials.

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Donated by the Vancouver Opera Association in 1975.

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