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EDWARD JOHNSON CHRONOLOGY

Based on input by Michael Bott, Alfred de Cock, Larry Lustig and others.

1902 - 19101911 - 19201921 - 19301931 - 1935

World Premiere ** Italian Premiere *** US Premiere ****

World Premiere, Italian Premiere, US Premiere

BOSTON THEATRE

6 March, 1902 Hiawatha’s Wooing (Sarah Hadley) as Hiawatha + Estelle Liebling in a selection of songs.

April (?) Maid Marian (De Koven) as Robin Hood

12 May, 1902 Robin Hood (De Koven) as Robin Hood 26 May, 1902 The Serenade (Victor Herbert) as Lopez

CARNEGIE HALL, NEW YORK

17 January, 1904 The Apostles (Elgar)(dress rehearsal?) as St. John with Caroline Mihr Hardy, David Bispham; cond. Walter Damrosch & The New York Symphony.

NY ORATORIO SOCIETY & MUSICAL ART SOCIETY, CARNEGIE HALL

9 February, 1904 The Apostles Edward P. Johnson as St. John w. Shannah Cumming (The Blessed Virgin and the Angel), Janet Spencer (Mary Magdalene), Gwilym Miles (St. Peter), Frederick Wheeler (Jesus), David Bispham (Judas); cond. Frank Damrosch.

PEOPLE’S CHORAL UNION

22 February, 1904 Messiah EJ w. ?

CARNEGIE HALL

24 March, 1904 The Apostles same as 9 February exc Mrs. Theodore J. Toedt (for Cumming), Muriel Foster (for Spencer)

1 April - 1 June, 1907 Tour of eastern USA and Canada deliverng 36 recitals, concerts and such works as Samson et Dalila, Faust, The Damnation of Faust, Verdi Requiem, Elijah, Messiah, Hiawatha (Coleridge Taylor), The Dream of Gerontius and The Redemption.

PHILADELPHIA, The Choral Society

8 April, 1907 The Damnation of Faust (Berlioz) as Faust w. Frank M. Corly (Méphistophélès), Zaider Townend Stewart (Marguerite).

NEW YORK CITY, BROADWAY THEATRE 27 January - 2 May, 1908

27 January, 1908 A Waltz Dream (Oscar Straus) (111) as Lt. Niki w. Sophie Brandt (Franzi Steingruber), Charles A. Bigelow (Joachim XIII), Joseph Carey (Sigismund), Harry Fairleigh (Lieutenant Montschi), Magda Dahl (Princess Helene), Joseph W. Herbert (Prince Lothar), Mayme Kelso (Friedericke); cond. Arthur Weld.

CLEVELAND

25 February 1908 The Dream of Gerontius (Elgar) EJ w. ?

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