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Collection Description

Collection Title
George Square Theatre, McEwan Hall, Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh (1889-1990)
Unique Identifier
Box 20
Concert Programmes George Square Theatre, McEwan Hall, Reid Concert Hall: 1 box (1889-1990)
Collection of ca. 150 programmes, leaflets, handbills, and posters from events at the George Square Theatre, McEwan Hall, and Reid Concert Hall (all of which are part of the University of Edinburgh).

Highlights and prominent series or performers in the collection:
Celebrity Organ Recitals series: McEwan Hall (large number of programmes from 1955-66)
Harrison Concert, with Adelina Patti (soprano) and others: McEwan Hall (27/10/1906)
Harrison Concert, with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Nikisch: McEwan Hall (26/2/1910)
Paterson & Sons' Orchestral Concert, Scottish Orchestra conducted by Emil Mlynarski: McEwan Hall (25/11/1912)
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: McEwan Hall (29/4/1972)
49th and 50th Reid Concerts, with Charles Hallé (piano and conductor) and his orchestra along with soloists: Reid Concert Hall (13/2/1889, 13/2/1890)
Kenneth Leighton memorial concert: Reid Concert Hall (30/4/1989)
Edinburgh University Musical Society
Edinburgh University Opera
Edinburgh University Singers
Date range of collection
1889 - 1990
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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0131 225 5584
0131 225 8783
Visiting Information
Mon-Thur 10.00-20.00 Fri 10.00-17.00 Sat 09.00- 13.00 For reprographic services, book reservations and overdue items from lending departments.
Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm
Collections Overview
Special collection on Edinburgh Festival 1947 to date
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council