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Collection Description

Collection Title
Kings Theatre, Edinburgh: Box 2 (1920-96)
Unique Identifier
Box 25
Concert Programmes King's Theatre: Box 2 of 3 (1920-96)
Collection of ca. 100 miscellaneous programmes, flyers, posters, and programme diaries from the Edinburgh King's Theatre. Mainly theatrical performances of opera, ballet, and musicals, a number of which are from the Edinburgh International Festival.

Highlights of the collection, and other companies represented:
Orchestral and vocal concert in aid of The Blinded Soldiers' and Sailors' Hostel, performed by the Beecham Opera Company (7/11/20)
Edinburgh Opera Company (1932)
BBC Scottish Orchestra and Wireless Singers, conducted by Ian Whyte (27/3/38)
Württemberg State Opera, Stuttgart (1966)
Romanian National Opera
Glyndebourne Opera (1950)
Edinburgh Grand Opera
Compagnia d'Opera Italiana di Milano
Southern Light Opera Company
Scottish Ballet
Sadler's Wells Opera
Scottish Theatre Ballet
Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Lyon
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company (many programmes, beginning 1944)
Scottish Opera
Bohemians Lyric Opera Company (many programmes, beginning 1953)
Royal Ballet
Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company (many programmes, beginning 1937)
Date range of collection
1920 - 1996
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places
This collection is about

Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
Open Map
0131 225 5584
0131 225 8783
Visiting Information
Mon-Thur 10.00-20.00 Fri 10.00-17.00 Sat 09.00- 13.00 For reprographic services, book reservations and overdue items from lending departments.
Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm
Collections Overview
Special collection on Edinburgh Festival 1947 to date
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Related Publications
Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council