Leipzig Opera Company (Städtische Oper Leipzig) 1980

Scope and Content

Correspondence and other papers relating to the proposed performances of Städtische Oper Leipzig (Leipzig Opera Company) of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) in June 1980. The performances were however cancelled for financial reasons including withdrawal of sponsorship and fees required by the opera company. Other papers include agreement, notes of meeting, and copy of programme for performances at the Leipziger Theater (with English translation).