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Unsigned Opera Programs & Posters

Collectible unsigned programs, playbills and posters from opera performances. All items listed are in stock, all original.

Unsigned Opera Programs

(Item #: N1662-CL-F2)
Sings music by Cilea, Puccini, Verdi, Curran, Carnevali, Bixio and others, 6 x 9 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $20.00 USD

(Item #: B0938-7-A)
Program May 1st, 1888 Playbill Lohengrin (Wagner) Lola Beeth - Amalie Materna. Playbill 25 x 19,5 cm. Conductor not mentioned as usual in the 19th century, but it concerns Hans Richter. A repaired crack, otherwise in very good condition.

PRICE: $40.00 USD

(Item #: B0453-4)
Playbill for the world premiere of this opera by Julius Bittner - Size is 9 x 11.5 inches. Friedrich Weidemann, Erik Schmedes, Marie Gutheil-Schoder, Grete Forst, Richard Mayr, Alexander Haydter, Julius Betetto, Artur Preuss. Conductor: Bruno Walter

PRICE: $50.00 USD

(Item #: B0523-4)
10 playbills, 1 page, size 9 x 11.5 inches - SOLD INDIVIDUALLY - Click on thumbnails to see scans, select playbill in the pull down menu below. William Tell - May 2nd, 1899: Theodor Reichmann, Franz von Reichenberg, Fritz Schrodter, Benedikt Felix, Louise Kaulich, Margarete Michalek, Wilhelm Hesch, Frances Saville, Franz Pacal, Anton Schittenhelm (Conductor : Johann Nepomuk Fuchs) added in pencil Robert Le Diable - Apr 23rd, 1899: Hermann Winkelmann, Franz von Reichenberg, Irene Abendroth, Sophie Sedlmair, Franz Pacal, Ferdinand Marian, August Schittenhelm, Viktor Schmitt,. Conductor : Johann Nepomuk Fuchs) added in pencil Hans Heiling - Apr 6th, 1899: Theodor Reichmann, Ellen Brandt-Forster, Franz Naval, Benedikt Felix, Viktor Schmitt, Edyth Walker, Louise Kalich (Conductor : Hans Richter) added in pencil Tannhauser - Apr 2nd, 1899: Karl Grenng, Wilhelm Elsner, Theodor Reichmann, Franz Pacal, Fritz Schrodter, Ferdinand Marian, Sophie Sedlmair, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Elisa Elizza,. Conductor : Hans Richter) added in pencil Cavalleria-Pagliacci-Kunstlerlist - Jan 5th,1899: Cavalleria: Louise Ehrenstein, Elise Elizza, Franz Neidl, Leopold Demuth (Conductor: Joseph Hellmesberger) added in pencil. Pagliacci: Schrodter, Elizza, Demuth, Bacal, Neidl. Kunstlerlist: Gironi, Rathner, etc Die Walkure - Feb 15th, 1899: Hermann Winkelmann, Franz von Reichenberg, Theodor Reichmann, Sophie Sedlmair, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Edyth Walker, Jenny Pohlner, Lola Beeth, Louise Kalich. Conductor : Hans Richter) added in pencil Siegfried - Feb 17th, 1899: Erik Schmedes, Sophie Sedlmair, Leopold Demuth, Edyth Walker, Viktor Schmitt, Josef Ritter, Wilhelm Hesch, Margarete Michalek (Conductor : Hans Richter) added in pencil Der Trompeter von Sakkingen - Mar 13th, 1899: Leopold Demuth, Willibald Horwitz, Viktor Schmitt, Franz von Reichenberg, Louise Kaulich, Lola Beeth, Ferdinand Marian, August Stoll, Marie Erich. Conductor : Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, added in pencil Lohengrin - Mar 19th, 1899: Karl Grengg, Hermann Wilkelmann, Louise Ehrenstein, Theodor Reichmann, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Benedikt Felix, Franz Pacal, etc. Conductor: Hans Richter, added in pencil  Tannhauser - Dec 22nd, 1899: Moritz Frauscher, Hermann Winkelmann, Theodor Reichmann, Franz Pacal, Gerhard Stehmann, Artur Preuss, Sophie Sedlmair, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Elisa Elizza,. Conductor : Hans Richter) added in pencil    

PRICE: $70.00 USD

(Item #: B0498-4)
10 different playbills (11 in total), 1 page, size 9 x 11.5 inches - Click on thumbnails to see scans, one is duplicated (Fidelio). Lucia di Lammermoor-Bergikmeinnicht - Feb 8th, 1904: Leopold Demuth, Selma Kurz, Fritz Schrodter, Jenny Pohlner, Artur Preuss, Franz Pacal,. Conductor : Francesco Spetrino) added in pencil Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - Jan 17th, 1904: Leopold Demuth, Richard Mayr, Hans Breuer, Moritz Frauscher, Jean Felix, Franz Pacal, Gerhard Stehmann, Ferdinand Marian, Hermann Winkelmann, Selma Kurz, , Laura Hilgermann, August Stoll. Conductor : Franz Schalk, added in pencil Siegfried - Dec 20th, 1905: Erik Schmedes, Elsa Bland, Theodor Bertram, Hans Breuer, Anton Moser, Josie von Petru, Margarete Michalek, à(Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Tannhauser - Feb 6th, 1906: Richard Mayr, Hermann Winkelmann, Friedrich Weidemann, Georg Maikl, Gerhard Stehmann, Ferdinand Marian, Lucie Weidt, Berta Foerster-Lauterer, Berta Kiurina,. Conductor : Franz Schalk, added in pencil Lohengrin - Mar 6th, 1906: Schmedes, Forter-Lauterer, Demuth, Mahr. Conductor : Franz Schalk, added in pencil Manon - Nov 25th, 1907: Marie Gutheil-Schoder, Jenny Pohlner, Margarete Michalek, Hermine Kittel, Leo Slezak, Anton Moser, Gerhard Stehmann, Ferdinand Marian, Benedikt Felix, August Stoll, (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Fidelio - Jan 23rd, 1908: Erik Schmedes, Lucie Weidt, Friedrich Weidemann, Leopold Demuth, Karl Grengg, Richard Mayr, Grete Forst, Fritz Schrodter (2 copies). Der Widerspanstigen Zahmung - Jan 30th, 1908: Marie Gutheil-Schoder, Berta Kiurina, Elsa Reich, Hubert Leuer, Friedrich Weidemann, Gerhard Stehmann, Alexander Haydter, Artur Preuss, Laura Hilgermann, Hans Breuer. Conductor : Felix Weingartner, added in pencil Tannhauser - Feb 13th,1908: Richard Mayr, Hermann Winkelmann, Friedrich Weidemann, Hubert Leuer, Hans Breuer, Gerhard Stehmann, Ferdinand Marian, Lucie Weidt, Elisa Elizza, Berta Kiurina,. Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Die Rote Gred - May 10th, 1908: Marie Gutheil-Schoder, Jenny Pohlner, Hans Breuer, Anton Moser, Hubert Leuer, Friedrich Weidemann, Richard Mayr, August Stoll, Laura Hilgermann, Gerhard Stehmann, Berta Kiurina. Conductor : Bruno Walter, added in pencil  

PRICE: $65.00 USD

(Item #: B0481-4)
8 playbills, 1 page, size 9 x 11.5 inches - Click on thumbnails to see scans Fidelio - Apr 15th, 1902: Hermann Winkelmann, Franz Neidl, Karl Grengg, Leopold Demuth, Ellen Brandt-Forster, Hans Breuer, Ferdinand Marian (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Die Meistersinger - Mar 13th, 1902: Theodor Reichmann, Wilhelm Hesch, Hans Breuer, Moritz Frauscher, Jean Felix, Franz Pacal, Gerhard Stehmann, Ferdinand Marian, Leo Slezak, Fritz Schrodter, Selma Kurz, Laura Hilgermann, August Stoll. Conductor : Franz Schalk, added in pencil Tristan und Isolde - May 5th, 1902: Hermann Winkelmann, Moritz Frauscher, Sophie Sedlmair, Leopold Demuth, Franz Pacal, Laura Hilgermann, Anton Schittenhelm,. Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Die Meistersinger - Dec 26th, 1902: Theodor Reichmann, Wilhelm Hesch, Hans Breuer, Moritz Frauscher, Jean Felix, Franz Pacal, Gerhard Stehmann, Hermann Winkelmann, Selma Kurz, , Laura Hilgermann, … (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Siegfried - Mar 20th, 1902: Erik Schmedes, Sophie Sedlmair, Theodor Reichmann, Edyth Walker, Hans Breuer, Josef Ritter, Wilhelm Hesch, Margarete Michalek (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Die Walkure - Mar 17th, 1902: Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Erik Schmedes, Theodor Reichmann, Moritz Frauscher, Laura Hilgermann, Edyth Walker, Hermine Kittel, Elisa Elizza, Margarete Michalek, Louise Kalich (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil Das Rheingold - Mar 15th, 1902: Theodor Reichmann, Gerhard Stehmann, Franz Naval, Erik Schmedes, Josef Ritter, Hans Breuer, Moritz Frauscher, Laura Hilgermann, Ellen Brandt-Forster, Edyth Walker, Elise Elizza, Hermine Kittel (Conductor : Franz Schalk) added in pencil

PRICE: $50.00 USD

(Item #: B0460-4)
8 playbills, 1 page, size 9 x 11.5 inches - Click on thumbnails to see scans Die Meistersinger - Apr 6th, 1910: Friedrich Weidemann, Richard Mayr, Artur Preuss, Viktor Madin, Alexander Haydter, Gerhard Stehmann, Hans Breuer, etc. Conductor : Felix von Weingartner Die Walkure - Apr 23rd, 1911: Erik Schmedes, Lorenz Corvinus, Friedrich Weidemann, Paula Windheuser, Laura Hilgermann, Berta Kiurina, Jenny Pohlner, Hermine Kittel, Elisa Elizza, Bella Paalen. Conductor : Hugo Reichenberger Siegfried - Apr 26th, 1911: Erik Schmedes, Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Friedrich Weidemann, Alexander Haydter, Mme Charles Cahier, Hans Breuer, Lorenz Corvinus, Berta Kiurina Conductor : Hugo Reichenberger Der Berglee - Nov 9th, 1911: Friedrich Weidemann, Richard Mayr, Hans Breuer, Viktor Madin, Alexander Haydter, Marie Gutheil-Schoder, Erik Schmedes Conductor : Bruno Walter Oberst Chabert-Die Prinzessin von Tragant - Dec 14th, 1912: Rudolf Hofbauer, Erik Schmedes, Lucie Weidt, Gerhard Stehmann, Lorenz Corvinus, Hans Breuer Conductor : Grzegorz Fitelberg (Oberst Chabert) & Lehnert (Prinzessin) Die Fledermaus - Dec 31st, 1912: Fritz Schrodter, Elise Elizza, , Carl Rittmann, Hermine Kittel, Georg Maikl, Gerhard Stehmann, Karola Jovanovic, Hans Breuer, Ferdinand Marian, Viktor Madin, August Stoll. Conductor : Lehnert Die Meistersinger - Dec 28th, 1912: Friedrich Weidemann, Richard Mayr, Georg Maikl, Viktor Madin, Alexander Haydter, Gerhard Stehmann, Hans Breuer, Julius Betetto, Erik Schmedes, Hubert Leuer, Berta Kiurina, Laura Hilgermann Conductor : Franz Schalk Benvenutto Cellini - Feb 25th, 1911: Richard Mayr, Julius Betetto, Grete Forst, William Miller, Georg Maikl, Alexander Haydter, Hermine Kittel, Rudolf Hofbauer, Hans Breuer, Viktor Madin Conductor: Felix von Weingartner

PRICE: $55.00 USD

(Item #: B1313-20-8)
Emma Juch concert program, October 1892, conductor : Arthur Nikisch. Dvorak‚ Weber, Scharwenka‚ Liszt ‚ Gade. Inside full page announcement of 11.-12. November 1892. Arthur Nikisch. Soloist : Timothee Adamowski. Saint Saens, Ernst‚ Humperdinck‚ Beethoven. 36 pages, full program with all pages and covers, excellent condition, many illustrations

PRICE: $20.00 USD

(Item #: S4596-G29I)
Salzburg Festival 1967, full festival program with complete performance details. Herbert von Karajan, Karl Bohm, and Zubin Mehta among the conductors, Singers include Jon Vickers, Grace Bumbry, Peter Schreier, Walter Berry, Herman Prey, Reri Grist, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Sena Jurinac among many others. Plot summaries for each opera in both German and English. Includes fold-out chart of seating structure for the theatre. In excellent condition. 

PRICE: $60.00 USD

(Item #: M4791-OS11B-2)
Group of 8 playbills from the Berlin Staats-Oper, 1942, each one includes an announcement for an upcoming performance with Herbert von Karajan, either opera or orchestral concert. Large size playbills, each one being 33.25 x 11.75 inches, in fragile paper, some show minor cracks or problems, in overall very good to excellent condition.

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: GA5149-GX036B)
Lot of 8 unsigned programs for perfromances of operas of Verdi, Mozart and Wagner at the Vienna Staatsoper, conducted by the legendary conductor in 1962. Each program has four pages and each one's size is 5 x 8.6 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: S2120-Bx22-4)
Group of 3 programs for opera performances at the Salzburg Festival, 1958 and 1959, with Herbert von Karajan conducting. The 1959 program includes a ticket stub. Each one is 5.75 x 8.25 inches, full program, in very good condition.

PRICE: $60.00 USD

(Item #: B2485-18-6)
Group of 4 programs for the Berlin State Opera, 1931-1934, with Erich Kleiber conducting opera, various casts, all complete 6 x 8.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $30.00 USD

(Item #: S2117-Bx23-3)
Lot of 23 programs from the Vienna Staatsoper, all with Josef Krips conducting, 22 of them are from 1946. Size is 5.8 x 8.25 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $165.00 USD

(Item #: M2699-G7-1)
Large poster announcement for the world premiere of this opera by Italian composer, musicologist and teacher Gian Francesco Malipiero (1882-1973), who created 19 operas, 11 symphonies, and many vocal, chamber and symphonic works. World premiere performance on Sept 4th, 1966 in La Biennale di Venezia, Venice. Poster is 39.25 x 13.75 inches, has folds, otherwise in very good condition. ALSO INCLUDED is a full program for La Biennale (an international festival for contemporary music).

PRICE: $95.00 USD

(Item #: GA2724-P)
Original vintage poster from 1885, designed by Paul Maurou (1848-1931), size is 22 x 30 inches (56 x 76.2 cm), imp. Lemercier & Cie., Paris. Sepia-tones image advertising one of the many performances of this comic opera based on Alexandre Dumas´ classic The Three Musketeers. This was a particularly successful version of this opera. In very good condition, minor tears and stains, primarily at edges.

PRICE: $475.00 USD

(Item #: GA1426-GX261A)
Full 4-page program for a performance of La Gioconda at Teatro Politeama, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1895, with famous tenor Fernando de Lucia as Enzo, soprano Elisa Petri performs in the title role. Size is 7 x 11.75 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $55.00 USD

(Item #: N1802-F3)
Program for a performance of this opera at Teatro Colon, Argentina, with star soprano Victoria de los Angeles in the title role, full program, Ettore Panizza conducts

PRICE: $20.00 USD

(Item #: M4256-D4G)
Clip cut from a Met Opera program, 1909, for a special Gala performance of opera fragments including Pagliacci, The Bartered Bride (Act one), Aida (Act 2, scene 2) and Manon (Act 3, scene 2), each conducted by a famous conductor, including Gustav Mahler for The Bartered Bride and Arturo Toscanini for Aida!. An extremely rare program clip from a night with 2 legendary conductors, who did not get along with each other, and probably never again performed together with the same orchestra in the same night.  This is just a clip and not a full program, size is 3.1 x 11 inches, in very good condition.

PRICE: $400.00 USD

(Item #: M4942-WOS2A)
Star Spanish soprano/mezzo-soprano (1808-1836), considered one of the greatest singers of the 19th century. Rare playbill announcement for a performance of Fidelio at Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, London, June 29th, 1835, with Malibran in the title role, this was just the 6th time this opera was performed in England. Size is 7.75 x 13.4 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $145.00 USD

(Item #: S2839-C1F)
Group of 7 programs for recitals at Carnegie Hall by famous Austro-Hungarian (now Romanian) mezzo-soprano Margarete Matzenauer (1881-1963). Each one is complete, sized 6 x 9 inches, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $60.00 USD

(Item #: N3819-CL1)
Large 1-page program from the Hofburgtheater, Vienna, 1878, performance of Otello, opera by Rossini, with the star soprano Christine Nilsson as Desdemona. Program also includes the first performance of Andreas Paumkircher, a tragedy in five acts by Wilhelm von Wartenegg (1839-1914). Size is 14.5 x 9.25 inches, in excellent condition

PRICE: $40.00 USD

(Item #: M5269-Y7A)
Group of 15 program-playbills for performances in various theaters in Vienna, between 1916 and 1925 (with 2 exceptions, one 1874 and one 1931 playbill), seven are in 7.75 x 9.75-inch format, the rest in larger size (approx. 8.75 x 11.5 inches), all in very good condition. See scans - not sold individually.

PRICE: $65.00 USD

(Item #: B0886)
Cast page from Orfeo ed Euridice program conducted by Robert Heger with Margarete Klose and Maria Cebotari in the cast during the Festival of the Staatsoper of Berlin in Rome 4-9 March 1941. Only middle pages with cast from program.

PRICE: $55.00 USD

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