Sarah Caldwell


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(b Maryville, Mo., 1924; d Portland, Me., 2006).

Amer. opera producer, administrator, and conductor. Staged Vaughan Williams's Riders to the Sea at Tanglewood 1947. Head of Boston Univ. opera workshop 1952–60. Founded Boston Opera Co. 1957; responsible for f. Amer. stage ps. of Intolleranza (1965), Moses und Aron (1966), War and Peace (1974), Die Soldaten (1982), Taverner (1986). First woman cond. at NY Met, 1976. Art. dir., New Opera Co. of Israel, 1983. Cond. NYPO, Boston SO, etc.

Subjects: Music.

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