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Sarah Caldwell (March 6, 1924March 23, 2006) was a notable American opera conductor and opera company director. March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ... A conductor conducting a band at a ceremony A conductors score and batons Conducting is the act of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. ...

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Caldwell was born in Maryville, Missouri, and grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was a child prodigy and was giving public performances on the violin by the time she was 10 years old. Caldwell graduated from Fayetteville High School at the age of 14. Administration Building at Northwest Missouri State University Nodaway County Courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places Mozingo Lake Golf Course Maryville is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States. ... Fayetteville is a college town in Washington County, Arkansas, USA and home to the University of Arkansas. ... The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. ... Fayetteville High School is a public high school located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. ...


Caldwell graduated from Hendrix College in 1944 and attended the University of Arkansas as well as the New England Conservatory of Music. She won a scholarship as a viola player at Berkshire Music Center in 1946. In 1947, she staged Vaughan Williams' Riders to the Sea. For 11 years she served as the chief assistant of Boris Goldovsky. Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, and located in Conway, Arkansas. ... The University of Arkansas known also as the U of A or UA, is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. ... The viola (in French, alto; in German Bratsche) is a string instrument played with a bow. ... The Tanglewood Music Center is an annual summer music academy in Lenox, Massachusetts in which emerging professional musicians participate in performances, master classes and workshops designed to provide an intense training and networking experience. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential English composer. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Caldwell then moved to Boston, Massachusetts, in 1952 and became head of the Boston University opera workshop. In 1957 she started the Opera Company of Boston where she staged a large mix of operas, establishing a reputation for producing difficult works under pressure. She was also known for putting together interesting variations of standard operas. Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... For the unrelated Jesuit university in Chestnut Hill, see Boston College. ... The Opera Company of Boston was founded by the American conductor Sarah Caldwell in Boston, Massachusetts in 1958. ...


In 1976, Caldwell became the first female conductor of the Metropolitan Opera. She appeared with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, seen from Lincoln Center Plaza A full house at the old Metropolitan Opera House, seen from the rear of the stage, at the Metropolitan Opera House for a concert by pianist Józef Hofmann, November 28, 1937. ... The New York Philharmonic is an American orchestra based in New York City. ... The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is one of the major orchestras in the United States. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ...


In 1975 Caldwell received a D.F.A. from Bates College. In 1996 she received the National Medal of Arts. She has been inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame. For other uses, see Bates (disambiguation), Bates (surname) Bates College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1855 by abolitionists, located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. ... The National Medal of Arts is an award and title bestowed on selected honorees by the National Endowment for the Arts. ...


Caldwell unfortunetlly died on March 6, 2006.


Studio Discography

  • Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Sills, Kraus, Titus, Gramm; Caldwell, 1978) EMI

Videography

  • Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (Sills, H.Price, Titus, Gramm, Ramey; Caldwell, Caldwell, 1976) [live]

Quotes

Sarah Caldwell
Sarah Caldwell
  • If you approach an opera as though it were something that always went a certain way, that's what you get. I approach an opera as though I didn't know it.
  • If you can sell green toothpaste in this country, you can sell opera.

Adapted from the article ([1]) Sarah Caldwell, from Wikinfo, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. American opera conductor Source: http://www. ... American opera conductor Source: http://www. ... Wikinfo, formerly known as Internet-Encyclopedia (renamed in January 2004), is a fork of the English Wikipedia initiated by Fred Bauder in July 2003. ... GNU logo (similar in appearance to a gnu) The GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL or simply GFDL) is a copyleft license for free content, designed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU project. ...


External links

  • Sarah Caldwell, impresario of Boston opera, dead at 82 -- The Boston Globe
  • Sarah Caldwell, Indomitable Director of the Opera Company of Boston, Dies at 82 -- The New York Times
  • Memorial Service for Sarah Caldwell
  • Time Magazine November 10, 1975, cover article[[ja:サラ・コールドウェル

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Sarah Caldwell Summary (1501 words)
Sarah Caldwell (born 1924) is the founder of the Boston Opera Group, now known as the Opera Company of Boston.
Sarah Caldwell, founder of the Boston Opera Group (1958), now known as the Opera Company of Boston, was born in the small town of Maryville, Missouri in 1924.
Caldwell, a child prodigy in both mathematics and music, began violin lessons at the age of four and was holding violin concerts before the age of ten.
Sarah Caldwell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (380 words)
Sarah Caldwell (March 6, 1924 – March 23, 2006) was a notable American opera conductor and opera company director.
Caldwell graduated from Fayetteville High School at the age of 14.
Caldwell graduated from Hendrix College in 1944 and attended the University of Arkansas as well as the New England Conservatory of Music.
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