Behind the Gold Curtain Fifty Years in the Metroplitan Opera Orchestra. David Berkowitz, Dolores Soyer.
Behind the Gold Curtain Fifty Years in the Metroplitan Opera Orchestra
Behind the Gold Curtain Fifty Years in the Metroplitan Opera Orchestra
Behind the Gold Curtain Fifty Years in the Metroplitan Opera Orchestra

Behind the Gold Curtain Fifty Years in the Metroplitan Opera Orchestra

(New York, 1995): Birch Brook Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022502

Inscribed by Dolores Soyer to her children..."To my dear children: Ronnie & Barbara Gold/from me/ "with love, Mom/Dolores Soyer" . 171pp., [2]pp. short biographies, illustrated with photographic images and errata laid in between images. This honest and engaging perspective of half a century of orchestra life at the Metropolitan Opera leads the reader through the hardships of the early years, the tangle labor struggles, the difficulties of the musicians on tour, and finally into the golden age of world recognition and artistic triumph. Berkowitz died in December, 1985. The book was finally completed by his collaborator and editor Dolores Soyer. A fine copy bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt, in a near fine pictorial dust jacket.

Price: $60.00

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