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Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 65 (1957)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 65
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1957.

RE Concerts:
1/1/57: Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Éireann Singers, Veronica Dunne and Florence Ryan presented by Brian Boydell.
4/1/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
8/1/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
11/1/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
20/1/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with The Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
27/1/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with The Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
29/1/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
3/2/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with The Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
10/2/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with The Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
17/2/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with The Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
26/3/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
29/3/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
5/4/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
12/4/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
31/5/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
4/6/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
14/6/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
18/6/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
21/6/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
25/6/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
2/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
5/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
9/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
16/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
19/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
19/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert [different programme to above].
26/7/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
30/8/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
3/9/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
8/9/57: Gaiety Theatre: Symphony Concert by the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of the visit of the British Association for the advancement of science.
13/9/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
24/9/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
27/9/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
1/10/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
13/10/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
20/10/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
27/10/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
3/11/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
10/11/57: Gaiety Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
22/10/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.
12/11/57: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra Concert.

Dublin Orchestral Players concerts:
12/1/57: Whitla Hall, Queen's University: The Studio Symphony Orchestra with the Dublin Orchestral Players.
21/3/57: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players.
20/6/57: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players
15/12/57: CYMS Hall, Portarlington: The Dublin Orchestral Players.

RDS Concerts:
21/1/57: Royal Dublin Society: The Amadeus String Quartet [reverse side] 28/1/57: Royal Dublin Society 'Pianoforte Recitals' Pia Sebastiani.
28/1/57: Royal Dublin Society 'Pianoforte Recitals' Pia Sebastiani [reverse side] 4/2/57: Royal Dublin Society Irish Festival Singers
4/2/57: Royal Dublin Society: The Irish Festival Singers [reverse side] 11/2/57: Royal Dublin Society: The Neaman Trio.
11/2/57: Royal Dublin Society: The Neaman Trio [reverse side] 18/2/57: Bronislav Gimpel and Adela Kotowska.
18/2/57 [plus duplicate]: Royal Dublin Society: Bronislav Gimpel and Adela Kotowska [reverse side] 25/2/57: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Robert Goldsand.
4/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recitals' Gina Bachauer [reverse side] 11/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Alfred Loewenguth and Francoise Doreau.
11/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Alfred Loewenguth and Franc oise Doreau [reverse side] 18/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recital' Maria Donska.
25/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Allegri String Quartet [reverse side] 2/12/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recitals' Richard Farrell.
18/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recitals' Maria Donska [reverse side] 25/11/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Allegri
2/12/57 [plus duplicate]: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recitals' Richard Farrell [reverse side] 9/12/57: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Amici String Quartet.

TCD Concerts:
24/1/57: Aula Maxima, Newman House, 86 St. Stephen's Green: Music Society University College Dublin: Vocal recital by Flora Nielsen assisted by Kitty O'Callaghan and Sheila Larchet.
25/2/57: Aula Maxima, Newman House, 86 St. Stephen's Green: Music Society University College Dublin: Instrumental Recital by James Maddocks and June Mills.
8/3/57: Examination Hall, Trinity College: University of Dublin Choral Society: 120th Season, 365th concert.
12/3/57: College Singers: Lunchtime Concert.
13/6/57: Examination Hall, Trinity College: University of Dublin Choral Society Ladies Concert: 120th Season, 366th Concert.
5/12/57: Examination Hall, Trinity College: University of Dublin Choral Society. 121st season, 367th concert.

RIAM Concerts:
4/2/57: Dagg Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music: Junior School Concert and Distribution of Certificates.
9/2/57: RIAM Students' Musical Union.
27/2/57: Metropolitan Hall: Royal Irish Academy of Music Senior Student's Concert.
9/3/57: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union.
23/3/57: [RIAM] Students' Musical Union.
6/4/57: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union 'At Home'.
15/6/57: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union [committee members delineated] 'At Home'.
22/6/57: [RIAM]: Academy Concert. Members of Academy Orchestra delineated.
14/12/57: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union 'At Home'.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura concerts:
17/2/57: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Piano recital by Massimo Bogianckino presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
3/3/57: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Concerto del Quartetto Carmirelli presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
5/5/57: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Concerto offerto dagli Artisti del Festival of Italian Opera presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
20/10/57: Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh: Recital by Pina Carmirelli accompanied by Marcella Barzetti presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Dublin Grand Opera Society concerts:
22/4/57-25/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Leaflet.
22/4/57-11/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': La Traviata.
23/4/57-4/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Andrea Chénier.
25/4/57-30/4/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Don Pasquale.
29/4/57-9/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Tosca.
7/5/57-23/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Madam Butterfly.
13/5/57-25/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'A Festival of Italian Opera': Aida.
15/5/57-24/5/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society
'A Festival of Italian Opera': The Barber of Seville.
26/11/57-12/12/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society's Season of Grand Opera: Turandot.
27/11/57-13/12/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society's Season of Grand Opera: Faust.
3/12/57-11/12/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society's Season of Grand Opera: La Boheme.
5/12/57-10/12/57: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society's Season of Grand Opera: The Marriage of Figaro.

Royal Ballet programmes:
15/5/57: Theatre Royal, Dublin: International Theatre Festival Dublin: The Royal Ballet formerly the Sadler's Wells Ballet. Programme including music by Franck.
16/5/57: Theatre Royal, Dublin: International Theatre Festival Dublin: The Royal Ballet formerly the Sadler's Wells Ballet. Programme including music by Chopin.

Feis Ceoil programmes:
18/5/57: Metropolitan Hall: Feis Ceoil programme of junior prize winners' concert.
18/5/57: Metropolitan Hall: Feis Ceoil programme of senior prize winners' concert.

Cór-fhéile na scol, Áth Cliath programmes:
1/6/57: Metropolitan Hall: Cór-fhéile na scol, Áth Cliath.
28/5/57 [plus duplicate]: Metropolitan Hall: Cór-fhéile na scol, Áth Cliath.
29/5/57: Metropolitan Hall: Cór-fhéile na scol, Áth Cliath.
30/5/57: Metropolitan Hall: Cór-fhéile na scol, Áth Cliath.

Music Association of Ireland concerts:
22/2/57: The Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh: Gerhard Husch with Geoffrey Parsons presented by the Music Asssociation of Ireland (with word sheet)
1/6/57: Carton, Co. Kildare: Recital presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
14/10/57: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Margaret Hayes with Kitty O'Callaghan presented by the Music Association of Ireland.

City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music concerts:
4/4/57: Mansion House: City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music recital by Senior String Students and Senior Orchestra.
18/6/57: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Concert by the senior students of the Municipal School of Music.
[date unknown]: City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music Concert and Prize Distribution.

Our Ladys' Choral Society concerts:
9/6/57: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society.
22/9/57: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society.
18/12/57: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society.

Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh concerts:
17/5/57: Philips Concert Hall: The Irish Festival Singers.
28/3/57: The Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh: Culwick Choral Society (with word sheet).
27/9/57: Philips Concert Hall, Newstead, Clonskeagh: Recital by Austin Gaffney and Geraldine O'Grady.
7/11/57: Philip's Concert Hall: Piano recital by Angus Morrison.
8/12/57: Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh: Recital by Piero Guarino and Alice Gabbai presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Theatre Royal, Dublin concerts:
18/5/57: Theatre Royal, Dublin: International Celebrity Concerts concert by Yehudi Menuhin with the Philharmonia Orchestra.
23/3/57: Theatre Royal: The Bamberger Symphoniker.
19/5/57: Philips Concert Hall: Piano recital by Hans Henkemans.

St. Columba's College concerts:
6/7/57: St. Columba's College. Members of choir and Orchestra delineated.
18/3/57: Big Schoolroom: College of St. Columba.

Dun Laoghaire concerts:
22/3/57: Dun Laoghaire Town Hall: Steadfast Brass band Third Annual Concert.
15/8/57: Mariners' Church, Adelaide Street, Dun Laoire: Public organ and oboe recital by F.C.J Swanton and David Lane.

Royal Hibernian Hotel concerts:
29/4/57: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Recital by Veronica Dunne, Barbara Rae and Jeannie Reddin.
29/10/57: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Chamber Music Recital presented by the Irish German Society.

Culwick Choral Society concerts:
28/11/57: The Philip's Hall, Clonskeagh: Culwick Choral Society (with word sheet)
7/12/57: Metropolitan Hall: Culwick Choral Society 'Concert of Christmas Music for Schools and Colleges'.

Miscellaneous programmes:
1/3/57: Metropolitan Hall, Abbey St.: St. Georges Brass Band 21st Annivesary Concert.
17/1/57: Christ Church Cathedral: Clontarf Choral Society.
10/1/57: Rupert Guinness Hall: St. James's Gate Musical Society.
27/3/57: Chamber Music for the Home presented by Charles Acton.
3/4/57: St. Bartholomew's Church, Clyde Road: Organ recital by David Lee.
19/5/57: Cork City Hall: Philharmonia Orchestra with Louis Kentner presented by the Cork Orchestral Society.
26/5/57: Dublin: Father Luke Wadding, OFM Tercentenary: recital by the Franciscan Choir with the Prieur Ensemble. Contains addenda noting that 'Paidir Lúca is Wadding' by Eamonn O'Gallochobhair was to be performed.
7/10/57: Portora Royal School Music Society: Concert performed by Carol Acton, Charles Acton and Elizabeth Barrett.
16/10/57: the London Symphony Orchestra and Choir presented by Charles Acton.
27/10/57-3/11/57: Festival brochure for the 7th Wexford Festival.
12/12/57: St. Francis Xavier Hall: The Dublin Orchestral Players 50th Concert.
13/12/57: Methodist Centenary Church, St. Stephen's Green. Handel's Messiah.
1957: Elgar Choir of British Columbia: Souvenir Programme Seventh Oversees Tour.
1957: Bill Haley and his Comets: European Tour 1957 Souvenir.

Competition programmes:
25/6/57: City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music: Madame Donnelly Memorial Cup Competition.

Contains some theatre programmes, musical programmes and programme for the gramaphone recitals during the Wexford Festival 1957.
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1957 - 1957
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