Yakov Kalishevsky

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Ukrainian baritone, conductor, and choirmaster (b. 9/21 October 1856 in Chigirin; d. 1923), born Yakov Stepanovich Kalishevsky (Яков Степанович Калишевский).

After serving as choirmaster in the opera houses at Kiev and Kharkov, Kalishevsky became master of the chorus of Saint Sofia's Cathedral in Kiev from 1883 until 1920.

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

6 letters from Tchaikovsky to Yakov Kalishevsky have survived, dating from 1890 and 1891, of which those highlighted in bold are available in English translations on this website:

5 letters from Kalishevsky to Tchaikovsky, dating from 1891, are preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive.