Eduardo Diazmunoz University of Illinois Opera Theatre Records

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University of Illinois Opera Division Records

University of Illinois School of Music Records

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Title: Eduardo Diazmunoz University of Illinois Opera Theatre Records, 2004-2014Add to your cart.

ID: 12/5/66

Primary Creator: Diazmunoz, Eduardo

Extent: 3.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: The Eduardo Diazmunoz University of Illinois Opera Theatre Records are arranged into three series: Series 1: University of Illinois Opera Divistion Records, Series 2: University of Illinois School of Music Records, and Series 3: Personal Papers. The collection reveals Diazmunoz as a director of the opera program, as a faculty member of the school of music, and as a musician.  The papers are arranged in the original order kept and labeld by Diazmunoz, most of which follows a chronological order.  Series 1 includes the papers behind each opera lead by Diazmunoz such as planning meetings, budgets, set design, cast lists, research, and correspondence.  Series 2 features Diazmunoz's work as School of Music faculty, a professor, and a member of many committees and the KCPA Board of Producers.  Finally, Series 3 includes the records for his student opera assistants, libretti, awards, and correspondence.

Date Acquired: 01/31/2014

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of correspondence, production records, School of Music committee and Opera Division notes, audition and casting records, Opera Newslines newsletters, programs and production announcements, and fellowship awards documenting the general operation and management of the University of Illinois Opera Theatre program between 2004 and 2014.

Biographical Note

Eduardo Diazmunoz earned his BM magna cum laude at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City and did advanced conducting studies under the auspices of the Societe Philarmonique in Paris, France. His studies included working with the renowned conductors and teachers Leon Barzin and Leonard Bernstein.  He joined the University of Illinois as full professor and Chair of Opera for the School of Music in 2004, and retired in 2014 to take a position as Professor of Conducting and Music Director of the Conservatorium Orchestra for the University of Sidney.

After his conducting debut at age 22 at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Maestro Diazmunoz won musical acclaim as General Music Director, Conductor, and Founder of the Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico and Conductor of the National University Philharmonic, State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Mexico City Philharmonic, National Conservatory Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Chavez Symphony Orchestra, and Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra. Maestro Diazmunoz has been Artistic Director and Conductor of the Baja California Orchestra in Tijuana, which performs contemporary orchestral literature.

Diazmunoz is the recipient of the Mexican Union of Theater and Music Chronicles Award and International Biographical Centre Testimonial Award. In 2003, the International Biographical Centre named him International Musician of the Year for his commitment to new music. He has recorded more than 30 compact discs for 19 recording labels. He has been nominated twice for the Latin Grammy Awards Best Classical Album and once for Best Instrumental Album, for which he was awarded the Latin Grammy. Diazmunoz is the first Mexican conductor to earn two Golden Discs and one Platinum Disc. In an unprecedented national honor, the president of Mexico appointed Diazmunoz General Director and Principal Conductor of all Mexico National Music Program youth orchestras and choirs. He is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

Diazmunoz has conducted more than 100 local, regional, national, and world premieres with the renowned artists Gary Graffman, Daniel Hope, Jorge Federico Osorio, Janos Starker, Henryk Szeryng, Susan Starr, Frederica von Stade, Eva Maria Zuk, and Zvi Zeitlin, among many others. As Artistic Director of the Baja California Orchestra, he prepared that ensemble for Luciano Pavarotti's final performance in Mexico. In addition to conducting the Mexican premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, he has conducted the operas of Daniel Catan and Federico Ibarra, and has premiered his own compositions in Europe and the United States. Diazmunoz also has composed music for movies, television, and the theatre.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Access Restrictions:

Series 1: Sub-Series 2: Opera Auditions files are restricted until 2019.

Series 2: Sub-Series 4: Auditions files are restricted until 2019.

Acquisition Method: Gift


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Series 1: University of Illinois Opera Division RecordsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Production RecordsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Opera Season 2004-2005, Fall 2004Add to your cart.
Don Giovanni, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Folder 2: Opera Season 2004-2005, Winter 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Candide, Leonard Bernstein
Folder 3: Opera Season 2004-2005, Spring 2005Add to your cart.
The Coronation of Poppea, Claudio Monteverdi
Folder 4: Opera Season 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Final Budget Report
Folder 5: Opera Season 2005-2006, Fall 2005Add to your cart.
La Traviata, Giuseppe Verdi
Folder 6: Opera Season 2005-2006, Winter 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Spanish Double Bill: L'Heure Espagnole, Maurice Ravel; La Vida Breve, Manuel de Falla
Folder 7: Opera Season 2005-2006, Winter 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Devilish Double Bill: L'Histoire du Soldat, Igor Stravinsky; Mahogonny Songspiel, Kurt Weill
Folder 8: Opera Season 2006-2007, Fall 2006Add to your cart.
Mass, Leonard Bertsein
Folder 9: Opera Season 2006-2007, Fall 2006Add to your cart.
Mass, Leonard Bertsein, Correspondence
Folder 10: Opera Season 2006-2007, Fall 2006Add to your cart.
Mass, Leonard Bertsein, Correspondence
Folder 11: Opera Season 2006-2007, Winter 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini
Folder 12: Opera Season 2006-2007, Winter 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini, Correspondence
Folder 13: Opera Season 2006-2007, Spring 2007Add to your cart.
The Scarecrow, Joseph Turrin
Folder 14: Opera Season 2006-2007, Spring 2007Add to your cart.
The Scarecrow, Joseph Turrin, Correspondence
Folder 15: Opera Season 2007-2008, Fall 2007Add to your cart.
La Boheme, Giacomo Puccini
Folder 16: Opera Season 2007-2008, Winter 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Cosi Fan Tutte, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Correspondence
Folder 17: Opera Season 2007-2008, Winter 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Cosi Fan Tutte, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Correspondence
Folder 18: Opera Season 2007-2008, Winter 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Cosi Fan Tutte, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Folder 19: Opera Season 2007-2008, Spring 2008Add to your cart.
Armide, Jean-Baptise Lully, includes 1 CD.
Folder 20: Opera Season 2008-2009, Fall 2008Add to your cart.
Romeo et Juliet, Charles Gounod
Folder 21: Opera Season 2008-2009, Fall 2008Add to your cart.
Romeo et Juliet, Charles Gounod, Correspondence
Folder 22: Opera Season 2008-2009, Fall 2008Add to your cart.
Romeo et Juliet, Charles Gounod, Corresondence
Folder 23: Opera Season 2008-2009, Fall 2008Add to your cart.
Romeo et Juliet, Charles Gounod
Folder 24: Opera Season 2008-2009, Winter 2008-2009Add to your cart.
La Hija de Rappaccini, Daniel Catan
Folder 25: Opera Season 2008-2009, Winter 2008-2009Add to your cart.
La Hija de Rappaccini, Daniel Catan, Correspondence
Folder 26: Opera Season 2008-2009, Spring 2009Add to your cart.
Hansel and Gretel, Nelly Bruce
Folder 27: Opera Season 2008-2009, Spring 2009Add to your cart.
Hansel and Gretel, Nelly Bruce, Correspondence
Folder 28: Opera Season 2009-2010, Fall 2009Add to your cart.
Le nozze di Figaro, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Folder 29: Opera Season 2009-2010, Fall 2009Add to your cart.
Le nozze di Figaro, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Correspondence
Folder 30: Opera Season 2009-2010, Fall 2009Add to your cart.
Le nozze di Figaro, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Correspondence
Folder 31: Opera Season 2009-2010, Winter 2009-2010Add to your cart.
South Pacific, Richard Rogers
Folder 32: Opera Season 2009-2010, Winter 2009-2010Add to your cart.
South Pacific, Richard Rogers, Correspondence
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Opera Season 2009-2010, Spring 2010Add to your cart.
Albert Herring, Benjamin Britten, includes 1 CD
Folder 2: Opera Season 2009-2010, Spring 2010Add to your cart.
Albert Herring, Benjamin Britten, Correspondence
Folder 3: Opera Season 2010-2011, Fall 2010Add to your cart.
Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi
Folder 4: Opera Season 2010-2011, Fall 2010Add to your cart.
Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi, Correspondence
Folder 5: Opera Season 2010-2011, Winter 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Man of La Mancha, Mitch Leigh
Folder 6: Opera Season 2010-2011, Winter 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Man of La Mancha, Mitch Leigh, Correspondence
Folder 7: Opera Season 2010-2011, Spring 2011Add to your cart.
La Calisto, Francesco Cavalli
Folder 8: Opera Season 2011-2012, Fall 2011Add to your cart.
The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Folder 9: Opera Season 2011-2012, Winter 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Gioachino Rossini
Folder 10: Opera Season 2011-2012, Spring 2012Add to your cart.
Paradise Lost, Steve A. Taylor
Folder 11: Opera Season 2012-2013: In Memoriam of Thomas H. Schleis, Winter 2012-2013Add to your cart.
My Fair Lady, Frederick Loewe
Folder 12: Eduardo Diazmunoz at the University of Illinois Opera Program, 2014Add to your cart.
1 DVD
Sub-Series 2: Opera Auditions, Contracts, and ListsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Opera Season 2004-2005, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Don Giovanni and Candide Auditions
Folder 14: Opera Season 2004-2005, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea Auditions
Folder 15: Opera Season 2005-2006, 2005Add to your cart.
Mahagonny Auditions
Folder 16: Opera Season 2006-2007, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 17: Opera Season 2007-2008, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 18: Opera Season 2008-2009, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 19: Opera Season 2009-2010, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 20: Opera Season 2010-2011, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 21: Opera Season 2011-2012, 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Auditions
Folder 22: Strike Contracts/Agreements, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Strike Contracts/Agreements, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Strike Contracts/Agreements, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Cast Lists Signed, 2008-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Strike Contracts/Agreements/Cast Lists Initialized, 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Brochures and NewslettersAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Notices, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Opera Season 2008-2009
Folder 28: Opera Newslines, 2006-2012Add to your cart.
Series 2: University of Illinois School of Music RecordsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Committees and Board of ProducersAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 29: KCPA Board of Producers Meetings, 2005-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 30: KCPA Board of Producers Calendar, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 31: KCPA Board of Producers, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 32: KCPA Board of Producers Meetings and Minutes, 2006-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 33: KCPA Board of Producers Meetings, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 34: KCPA Board of Producers Meetings and Minutes, 2011-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 35: KCPA Board of Producers, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 36: KCPA Board of Producers, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 37: KCPA Board of Producers, 2007-2011Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 38: School of Music Committees, 2006-2013Add to your cart.
Proposals and Agendas
Folder 39: Theory Reassessment Committee, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Theory Reassessment Committee, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Correspondence
Folder 41: Composition-Theory Search Committee, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Cello Search Committee, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Chairs Committee, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Ensemble Committee, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Ensemble Committee, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Choral Committee, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Jerry Hadley Memorial Committee, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Instrumental Conducting DMA Project, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Performance Studies Committee, 2012-2013Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Musical Theater Major Exploratory Meeting, 2012-2013Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Faculty MeetingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 6: School of Music Director, 2004-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Faculty Meetings, 2004-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 8: School of Music Retreat, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 9: School of Music Calendar, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 10: KCPA Resident Producers Calendar, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 11: School of Music Calendar, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 12: KCPA Resident Producers Calendar, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 13: School of Music Calendar, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 14: KCPA Resident Producers Calendar, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 15: School of Music Calendar, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 16: KCPA Resident Producers Calendar, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 17: School of Music Calendar, 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Folder 18: KCPA Resident Producers Calendar, 2012-2013Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: ClassesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Jazz Courses, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Studio Jazz Orchestra, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 21: MUS 499B, Spring 2008Add to your cart.
Ear training, Score reading, Conductiong techniques
Folder 22: MUS 499B, Fall 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 23: MUS 499B, Spring 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 24: MUS 499B, Spring 2009Add to your cart.
Booklet
Folder 25: UI New Music Ensemble, 2006-2009Add to your cart.
Student Booklets
Folder 26: UI Opera Division, 2006-2010Add to your cart.
Student Booklets
Folder 27: UI Opera Division, 2010-2014Add to your cart.
Student Booklets
Sub-Series 4: AuditionsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Auditions, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Auditions, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Auditions, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Auditions, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Auditions, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Auditions, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Incoming New Students Auditions, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Incoming New Students Auditions, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Graduate Auditions, 2013Add to your cart.
Series 3: Personal PapersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Opera AssistantshipsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Opera Assistantships, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Opera TAs, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Opera Assistantships, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Opera TAs, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Teaching Assistantships, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Opera Assistantships, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Opera Assistantships, 2009-2010Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Opera Assistantships, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Opera Assistantships, 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Libretti CopiesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 46: South Pacific LibrettoAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Man of LaMancha LibrettoAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: Die Zauberflote LibrettoAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: Rappaccini's Daughter LibrettoAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: AwardsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Excellence Awards, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Scholarships/Awards, 2005-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Awards, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Awards, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Awards Luncheon Program, 2013Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Correspondence, Letters and InvitationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Opera CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: Sinai Temple, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Opera StudioAdd to your cart.
Folder 59: Search Committee Correspondence, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Search #9565
Folder 60: Search Committee Correspondence, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Search #9565
Folder 61: Search Committee Correspondence, 2004-2005Add to your cart.
Search #9565
Folder 62: Carmen, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 63: ReccommendationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 64: Opera CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.

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