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Collection Description

Collection Title
Usher Hall: Box 7 (1990-2000)
Unique Identifier
Box 64
Usher Hall: box 7 of 8 (1990-2000)
Collection of ca. 150 miscellaneous programmes, programme diaries, flyers and handbills from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Performances of all sorts of music including chamber music, opera, orchestral music, choral music, jazz, traditional music, popular music, and musicals, many as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Some of the highlights from the collection include:
A large number of programmes from concerts by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1990-2000)
Large number of programmes from concerts by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (1990-2000)
Felicity Lott (soprano) and Roger Vignoles (piano) (25/8/91)
Many programmes from concerts by the Royal Scottish Orchestra, with ticket stubs (1991-93)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alexander Slobodyanik (18/8/91)
Lindsay String Quartet (30/8/93)
Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Michael Gielen with the Edinburgh Festival Chorus (24/8/97)
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg conducted by Günter Wand (31/8/95)
Concert promoted by the John Tunnell Trust, with Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle (16/6/92)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra 21st birthday Gala Concert, with Marie McLaughlin (soprano), Robert Cook and Harry Johnstone (French horn), James Clark (violin), conducted by Ivor Bolton and Charles Mackerras (28/3/95). World premiere of work by James MacMillan. Programme contains background and history of the SCO.
Date range of collection
1990 - 2000
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places

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

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
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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