Cincinnati Opera, the Zoo to Music Hall  (Thierstein)   9780964606807
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Cincinnati Opera, the Zoo to Music Hall  (Thierstein)   9780964606807
B1772. Eldred A. Thierstein. Cincinnati Opera, From the Zoo to Music Hall. Hillsdale, MI, Deerstone Books, 1995. 315pp. Indices; Exhaustive Chronology, 1920-95; Numerous Photos. - 0-0646068-0-1 9780964606807

Biographical Note:

“Cincinnati Opera is an American opera company based in Cincinnati, Ohio and the second oldest opera company in the United States (after the New York Metropolitan Opera). Beginning with its first season in 1920, Cincinnati Opera has produced operas in the summer months of June and July with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's providing orchestral accompaniment. For most of its first fifty years, Cincinnati Opera's performances were held at the Cincinnati Zoo Pavilion. During that time, many prominent singers appeared in the company's productions including Plácido Domingo, Beverly Sills, Norman Treigle, Sherrill Milnes, Montserrat Caballé, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Shirley Verrett, Lawrence Tibbett, Richard Tucker, Martina Arroyo, James Morris, Elinor Ross and Barbara Daniels. In 1972, Cincinnati Opera moved its performance base to the newly renovated Cincinnati Music Hall.”