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Collection Description

Collection Title
Usher Hall: Box 5 (1980-84)
Unique Identifier
Box 62
Usher Hall: box 5 of 8 (1980-84)
Collection of ca. 30 miscellaneous programmes, posters, flyers and handbills from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Performances of mainly chamber music, opera, orchestral music, and choral music, many as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Some of the highlights from the collection include:
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Kurt Masur (29/3/82)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra: conducted by Gustav Kuhn (10/11/84); conducted by Joshua Rifkin (11/2/84); conducted by James Galway (12/11/83); conducted by Raymond Leppard (3/12/80)
Johann Strauss Orchestra: directed by Jack Rothstein (7/11/81); directed by Raymond Cohen (30/10/83)
Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists (26/8/82)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christopher Seaman (18/1/uu)
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union conducted by John McLeod (15/3/80)
Edinburgh Secondary Schools' Orchestra conducted by Colin O'Riordan and Edinburgh Secondary Schools' Chorus conducted by Andrew Kerr (19/11/80)
Monteverdi Choir and the Monteverdi Orchestra conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, presented by John Lewis, Edinburgh (27/9/80)
Scottish National Orchestra: conducted by Alexander Gibson (19/3/82, 4/7/83); conducted by Norman del Mar (23/4/82)
Polish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk, presented by John Lewis, Edinburgh (25/5/83)
Date range of collection
1980 - 1984
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places
This collection is about

Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
Open Map
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

Additional Collection Information

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Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council