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Operas - Musicals

  • Aida - Houston Grand Opera - October 5, 7, 9, 1966
  • Aida - Metropolitan Opera, New York - Opera News v. 16 # 1 8 March 3, 1952
  • Amelia goes to the ball (followed by: Salome) - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - March 8, 193 8
  • Barber of Seville - Philadelphia Civic Grand Opera Company - June 19, 1951
  • II Barbiere Di Seviglia - Her Majesty's Opera Company - Academy of Music March 16, 1881
  • The Beggar's Opera - The Little Theatre of Alexandria - August 19, 1970
  • Bellman presented by the McCaull Opera Company - Music Hall, Allentown, PA Tuesday, November 15
  • Belshazzar, King of Babylon - Opera House, Allentown, PA - July 20 & 21, 1876
  • La Boheme - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - March 9, 1937
  • La Boheme - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - February 13, 1940 The Community Concert Association presents Canadian Opera Company in La Boheme - 1975-76 season
  • Boris Godunoff - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - November 28, 1939
  • Allentown Community Concert Association presents Canadian Opera Company in Cosi Fan Tutte - March 13, 1974
  • Decca Operatic Company - Academy of Music, Allentown, PA - n.d.
  • Don Giovanni - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - March 15, 193 8
  • Fantine - Boston Museum, Boston, MA - August 10, 1885
  • Fatinitza - Boston Ideal Opera Co. - Academy of Music - April 9, 1881
  • Faust - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 2, 1940
  • Faust - Boston Theatre, Boston, MA - April 5, 1899
  • The Community Concert Association presents Fiedermaus - Allentown, PA September 28, 1978
  • The Jitney Players - New York Touring Theatre in Footlight Americana The Playhouse, Forest Inn, Eagles Mere, PA - Thursday, Friday, Saturdays - July 6 through August 26, 1939
  • Fra Diavolo - Boston Ideal Opera Company - Boston Theatre Programme v. 17 #175 February 29, 1888
  • Gianni Schicchi and Elektra - The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA January 25, 193 8 (?)
  • La Gioconda - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 23, 1940
  • Goetterdaemmerung - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA January 31, 1939
  • Lakme - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - February 16, 1937
  • Lohengrin - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - March 23, 1937
  • Madama Butterfly - Metropolitan Opera, NY - March 25, 1968
  • Madama Butterfly - Metropolitan Opera, NY - Opera News v.34 #19 March 7, 1970
  • Martha - Metropolitan Opera, NY - January 8, 1968
  • Die Meistersinger Von Nuernberg - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 9, 1940
  • Die Meistersinger - Metropolitan Opera, NY - October 21, 1964
  • The Messiah - Euterpean Club Oratorio Society - C. A. Marks, conductor - St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA December 30, 1903
  • Orfeo Ed Euridice - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - December 12, 1939
  • Otello - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January II, 193 8
  • Parsifal - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - March 19, 1940
  • Pinafore Programme - Academy of Music, Allentown, PA - Harmonic v. 1 #4 January 19, 1883
  • Pinafore Programme - Academy of Music, Allentown, PA - November 23 & 24, 1883 (?) (2 c.)
  • Das Rheingold - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 3, 1939
  • Rigoletto - Goldovsky Grand Opera Theatre - Boris Goldovsky, artistic director Grace Hall, Lehigh University - March 8, 1979
  • Rigoletto - Metropolitan Opera, NV - February 22, 1964
  • Der Rosenkavalier - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - November 22, 1938
  • Siegfried - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - February 15, 1938
  • Siegfried - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 24, 1939
  • Edwin Lester presents Song of Norway - n.d.
  • La Traviata! - American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - Wednesday A-ftemoon (n.d.)
  • La Traviata - National Grand Opera Co. - n.d.
  • Tosca - American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - December 27, 193 8 Tosca - Metropolitan Opera, NY - October 24, 1968
  • Tristan Und Isolde - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - December 21, 1937
  • Tristan Und Isolde - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - December 26, 1939
  • Die Walkure - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 26, 1937
  • Die Walkuere - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - January 10, 1939

Ballets - Dances

  • Advanced Arts Ballets, Inc. presents The Ballet Theatre - Sylphides - Choreography By Michel Fokine - The Center Theatre, NY - January 26, 1940
  • S. Hurok presents Ballet Theatre - On Stage! - Ballet by Michael Kidd - Metropolitan Opera House, NY - October 18, 1945
  • Dance International presents Evening of Ballet - Erno Rapee and Symphony Orchestra - Center Theatre, NY - December 12, 1937
  • Dance International 1900-1937 presents An Evening of Modern Dance - Center Theatre, NY -January 2, 193 8
  • Excelsior - Eden-Theatre, Paris - Ballet en six Parties et douze Tableaux, de M.
  • Luigi Manzotti - Musique de Romualdo Marendo - n.d.
  • Louis Falco Dance Company - Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 4, 5, & 6
  • The Pennsylvania Ballet - Fine Arts Council of Cedar Crest & Muhlenberg Colleges - Lees Hall - October 8, 1968
  • The Royal Ballet - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - October 17, 1957 Gertrude Hoffmann announces La Saison des Ballets Russes - Theodore Kosloff, Director chorographic - n.d.
  • Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA - October 2, 1963

Choirs - Clubs

  • Allentown Rotary Club monthly meeting in recognition of National Electrical Prosperity Week - Hotel Allen, Allentown, PA - December 2, 1915
  • Pennsylvania Chautauqua Grand Concert - Arion Glee Club - n.d (2 c.)
  • Pennsylvania Chautauqua Grand Concert - Arion Glee Club, Allentown, PA - n.d. (2 c.)
  • The Passion Music (according to St. Matthew) - Bethlehem Choral Union - Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA - April 8, 1892
  • Concert - The Glee Club - College of Women, Allentown, PA - February 19P to March I", 1912
  • Dickinson College Glee and Banjo Club - December 29, 1890
  • Emerald Dramatic and Musical Club, Euterpean Octette, and the Eureka Orchestra Entertainment for the benefit of the Johnstown sufferers) - n.d.
  • Keystone Quartette Club, and Profs. W. Grossman and A. H. Ettinger, of Allentown Court House - May 9, 1871
  • Lehigh University Choir - Brass and Woodwind Ensembles - Christmas Vespers - Packer Memorial Chapel, Lehigh University - December 3, 1978
  • Lotus Glee Club, assisted by Miss Minnie Marshall, reciter - November 14, 1890 Vocal and Instrumental Concert by the Mendelssohn Quintette Club (of Boston, 23d Season) - Opera House, Allentown, PA - December 12, 1871
  • Players' Theatre Club presents Ridgeway's Late Joys - Strand, England - August 14, 1972
  • Social Entertainment given by St. John's English Reformed Church, Allentown, PA In Kline's Hall - May 17, 1867
  • Selections from the St. Matthew Passion - St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA - By the Choir, assisted by E. M. Zimmerman - April 21, 1905
  • St. John's Lutheran Church Choir, Allentown, PA - October 28, 1880
  • Spohr's Oratorio Calvary and The Crucifixus - St. John's Lutheran Church, Allentown, PA - By the Choir - C. A. Marks, organist - Good Friday, April 10, 1903
  • The Community Concert Association presents The Texas Boys Choir of Fort Worth - Steve Stevens, director - 1976-77 season
  • University of Penna. Glee and Banjo Clubs Concert for the benefit of the Senior Class, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA - March 3, 1892
  • Allentown Community Concert Association presents Welsh Choir of Cardiff - Roy Bohana,

Variety Shows

  • Carncross & Dixey's Minstrels - n.p. - n.d.
  • W. S. Cleveland's Double Minstrels and The Japs - The Academy Programme, Allentown, PA -v. II # 1 3 9 April 25, 1896
  • Dr. Diamond Jack Dale - Next Stand, Hazleton, PA - March 19-31, 1894
  • Fountain Hill Opera House - Bethlehem local talent - Monday, June 4
  • Howard Athenaeum Star Specialty - Boston Company, Boston, MA - Boston Theatre Programme v. 19 #61 November 9, 1889
  • B. F. Keith's Palace Theatre featuring Daphne Pollard - Week commencing September 5, 1921
  • The Noflaw Theatre - Best and biggest show ever given in Allentown (PA) - Monday, November 27
  • Orpheum Theatre and Opera House Program, Easton, PA - v. 5 #17 Week of December 27
  • RKO Palace Theatre, NY - Danny Kaye with his All-Star International Show - March 22, 1953
  • RKO Palace Theatre, NY - Judy Garland - September 26, 1956
  • RKO Palace Theatre, NY - Jerry Lewis - February 7, 1957 (2 c.)
  • Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, NY - April 11, 1946
  • Simon & Slocum's Minstrels - n.p. - n.d.
  • The Specialty Paragons - Boston Theatre, Boston, Boston Theatre Programme v. 16 #195 March 30, 1887

Lectures - Banquets - Benefits - Festivals - Parties - Animal Performances - Gymnastic Shows

  • Academy of Music - Benefit - Allen Wheelmen - Allentown, PA - April 23, 1894
  • Academy of Music - Hon. Schuyler Colfax - Allentown, PA - September 14, 1880
  • Tenth Annual Gymnasium Exhibition of the Allentown Y.M.C.A. - March 27 & 28, 1913 (2 c.)
  • Fourth Mid-Summer Festival of the Euterpean Club and the Allentown Oratorio Society - On Laury's Island - July 28, 1897
  • The Lenni Lenape Indians - Programme - April 27, 1875 (6 c.)
  • Parker & Gleasons's Trained Animal Paradox - W. T. Maxwell, manager September 12, 1887 (?)
  • Programme of the First Anniversary and Banquet of St. Alban Commandery, no. 46, A. & 1. 0. Knights of Malta in their asylum, Allentown, PA - May 26, 1890

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