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Opera Southwest Programs and Promotional Materials

Identifier: MSS-967-BC

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the run of Opera programs and promotional material for the company's events. The programs and other material are organized by date starting with the first program.


  • 1972-ongoing

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Organizational History

Opera Southwest was founded in 1972 as Albuquerque Opera Theatre by Dr. Edward T. Peter, Maestro Kurt Frederick and others. Opera Southwest is a professional, regional company producing two to three major operas per year selected from the best of the standard repertoire. The Opera Southwest has produced over 120 major operas for hundreds of thousand of patrons and have mounted 23 world premieres by local composers, including original operas created especially for Albuquerque’s children.

Source: Opera Southwest website.


1 box (.5 cubic ft.)


Opera programs and publicity material.
Finding Aid of the Opera Southwest Programs and Promotional Materials, 1972-ongoing
© 2016
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131