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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 246

Glory of Mozart Festival fonds.  - 1987-1993.  - 57 cm of textual records.  - 96 photographs.  - 8 slides.  - 3 negatives.  - 3 audio tape cassettes.  - 1 videocassette. 

Administrative history
This music festival was organized by Nicholas Goldschmidt to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Mozart.  The Festival presents numerous concerts in Toronto featuring, among others, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Toronto Symphony and the Canadian Opera Company.  The finals of the international Glory of Mozart Vocal Competition in Toronto and the Mozart Chamber Music Competition in St.  John's, Newfoundland, have also taken place at this festival. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to Glory of Mozart Festival activities.  It includes, among other items, the act of incorporation; correspondence; minutes; financial documents; grant applications; contracts; event schedules; concert programmes; a poster and other promotional material; photographs of various musicians; a radio and television feature on the Glory of Mozart Vocal Competition. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Nicholas Goldschmidt in 1993. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  provisional description. 

Proactive Disclosure