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Collection Description

Collection Title
Royal Lyceum Theatre (1884-1989)
Unique Identifier
Box 31
Concert Programmes, (Royal) Lyceum Theatre: 1 box (1884-1989)
Collection of ca. 70 miscellaneous programmes and leaflets from the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (now the Royal Lyceum Theatre). Performances of mainly ballet, musicals, and opera, several as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Highlights of the collection include:
A large number of theatrical programmes from 1884-1928, with companies including Mr. Henry J. Leslie's Opera Company, Moody Manners Opera Company, Edinburgh Opera Company, Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company, Southern Light Opera Company, D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, and others.
Programmes from 4 concerts by the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anatole Fistoulari, Richard Tauber, and Warwick Braithwaite (23,24,29/8, 2/9/44). With analytical programme notes.

Other companies represented:
Edinburgh Grand Opera
Royal Lyceum Theatre Company
Edinburgh Music Theatre Company
International Ballet
Scottish Ballet
7:84 Theatre Company
Date range of collection
1884 - 1989
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
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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

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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