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Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 84 (1977)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 84
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1977.

National Gallery concerts:
19/1/77: National Gallery: Sumiko Nagoaka presented by the Ambassador of Japan and Mrs. Nobuyasu Nishimiya. Invitation.
12/2/77: National Gallery: Geraldine O'Grady and Charles Lynch presented by the Ireland-USSR Society. Contains biographical notes.

St. George's Church concerts:
19/1/77: St. George's Church, Dublin: Gerard Gillen.
16/12/77: St. George's Church, Dublin: Deirdre Storey. Accompanied by biographical note.

St. Michael's Church concerts:
27/1/77: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoire: Pro Unitate Choir and Instrumental Group.
12/6/77: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: The Wuettemberg Chamber Orchestra.
19/6/77 [plus duplicate]: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Franz Lehrndorfer.
26/6/77: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Julio M. Garcia Llovera.
17/7/77: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Catherine Ennis.
7/8/77: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Malcolm Proud.
8/9/77: St. Michael's Church: Frank Dunne, Doreen Groocock, David Lane and Joseph Groocock; part of Dun Laoghaire Arts Week 1977.

St. Catherine's Church concerts:
12/2/77: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: The Douglas Gunn Ensemble.
16/4/77: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: The Douglas Gunn Ensemble.
8/5/77: St. Catherine's Church: Temple Singers with Meave Coghlan.
11/6/77: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: Les Amis de la Musique, Jane O'Leary, Audrey Park, Aisling Drury-Byrne, Frank Schaeffer and Tony Fitzsimons presented by the Association of Irish Composers. Contains programme notes.
12/6/77: St. Catherine's: Anne Woodworth, Aisling Drury-Byrne and John Gibson presented by the Association of Irish Composers. Contains programme notes.
12/6/77: St. Catherine's: Testore String Quartet, Jane O'Leary and Valerie Aldrich Smith presented by the Association of Irish Composers. Contains programme notes.
3/12/77: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: Douglas Gunn Ensemble 10th Anniversary Concert. Flyer.
25/11/77 & 3/12/77: Municipal School of Music, Cork & St. Catherine's Thomas Street: Douglas Gunn Ensemble

Pro-Cathedral Concerts:
16/1/77: Pro-Cathedral: St. Stephen's Singers and John O'Sullivan.
20/2/77: Pro-Cathedral: UCD Renaissance Singers and Peter Devine.
6/3/77: Pro-Cathedral: Gerard Gillen; part of Dublin Arts Festival 1977.
13/3/77: Pro-Cathedral: Desmond Hunter; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977.
7/6/77-28/7/77 [plus 2 duplicates]: [Pro-Cathedral]: Gerard Gillen 'Lunchtime Organ Music'.
7/7/77: Pro-Cathedral: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the English Language Institute. Contains programme notes.
21/7/77: Pro-Cathedral: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the English Language Institute. Contains programme notes.
27/10/77: Pro-Cathedral: Linsday Singers and John Dexter.
22/11/77: St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral: Our Lady's Choral Society with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra. Addenda attached. Contains biographical and programme notes.

TCD Concerts:
24/2/77-25/2/77: College of Education, Limerick and TCD Examination Hall, Dublin: Hakan Hagegard and Thomas Schuback presented by the LMA. Contains biographical notes. Accompanied by wordbooks.
5/3/77 [plus duplicate]: Exam Hall, TCD: Consort of St. Sepulchre; part of Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains biographical and programme notes.
7/3/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College Dublin: Gillian Smith, Thérèse Timoney and Victor Malirsh; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains programme notes.
8/3/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Fitzwilliam Quartet; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains programme notes.
11/3/77: Exam Hall, TCD: John O'Conor; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977, co-sponsoroed by the French Embassy of Cultural Services and the Goethe Institute. Contains programme notes.
9/3/77: Exam Hall, TCD: Tomás Camacho; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977.
5/3/77 [plus duplicate]: Exam Hall, TCD: Consort of St. Sepulchre; part of Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains biographical and programme notes.
7/3/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College Dublin: Gillian Smith, Thérèse Timoney and Victor Malirsh; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains programme notes.
8/3/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Fitzwilliam Quartet; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains programme notes.
12/3/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players.
2/4/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The Dublin Baroque Players. Contains programme notes.
27/4/77: TCD Chapel: Desmond Hunter.
29/4/[77]: Chapel of Trinity College: Camerata Singers presented by the Dublin University History Society. Accompanied by wordsheet.
4/6/77: Examination Hall, Trinity College: John O'Conor presented by the Unviersity Philosophical Society. Flyer.
26/7/77 [plus duplicate]: TCD Examination Hall: James Galway with Phillip Moll presented by the LMA. Accompanied by programme notes.
28/10/77: Recital Room, Top of No.5, TCD: Kálmán Dobos presented by the Unversity of Dublin School of Music. Flyer.
12/5/77 & 18/5/77: St. Michael's Convent, Navan & Examination Hall, TCD: Tony Fitzsimons. Programme + leaflet.

St. Patrick's Cathedral concerts:
26/2/77: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Mstislav Rostropovich.
14/4/77: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: Irene Sandford, Bernadette Greevy and Havelock Nelson.
17/5/77 & 25/5/77: St. Patrick's Church, Wicklow & St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: The Dublin Training Orchestra presented by the Wicklow Choral Society.

St. Ann's Church concerts:
27/2/[77]: St. Ann's Church: Irene Sandford, Aine Nic Gabhann, William Young, the Cantata Singers and the New Irish Chamber Orchestra; 'Bach Series - A sequence of three weekly performances'.
15/5/77: St. Ann's Church: June Croker and William Watson presented by the International Heinrich Schütz Society - Irish Branch.
16/5/77: St. Ann's Church: Atrivm Mvsicae; part of the Liberties Festival presented by the Spanish Cultural Institute.
4/7/77 [plus duplicate]: St. Ann's Church: The Discovery Youth Chorale and Orchestra, Michigan.
17/9/77: St. Ann's Church: Camerata Singers, Frank Dunne and Ken Shellard; part of the John Player Concerts.
15/11/77: St. Ann's Church: Roberto Olabarrieta presented by the Spanish Cultural Institute. Contains biographical note.
24/11/77: St. Ann's Church: The Nás Na Rí Singers.

RDS Concerts:
3/3/77: RDS Concert Hall: Hepzibah Menuhin with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra; part of the Dublin Arts Festival. Contains programme notes.
10/3/77: RDS Concert Hall: St. James's Gate Musical Society with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra and the Guinness Choir. Wordbook.
13/3/77: RDS Concert Hall: Irish Youth Orchestra; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Contains programme notes.
22/5/77: RDS Concert Hall: New Irish Chamber Orchestra with Tamas Vasary; part of the Liberties Festival. Contains biographical note.
25/9/77: RDS Concert Hall: Mayumi Fujikawa and the Orchestra of St. John's, Smith Square, London; part of the John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.
8/10/[77]: RDS Concert Hall: Frederica Von Stade; part of the John Player Concerts. Accompanied by wordsheets.
4/12/77: RDS: Grapelli Concert. Ticket.
1/11/77: Thomas Prior House, RDS: Brian McNamara and Jan Cáp. Contains programme notes.

Monkstown concerts:
2/5/77: [Monkstown]: John O'Conor; part of May In Monkstown.
6/5/77: [Monkstown]: Berndatte Greevy and Veronica McSwiney; part of May In Monkstown.
9/5/77: [Monkstown]: Geraldine O'Grady and Veronica McSwiney; part of May In Monkstown.
22/12/77: Monkstown Parish Church: Third Day Chorale with Ann Cant, Aine Nic Gabhann, Stephen O'Shea and Peter McBrien.

National Gallery of Ireland concerts:
[1/6/77]: National Gallery of Ireland: Veronica McSwiney presented by the Alliance Francaise de Dublin and French Embassy Cultural Service. Contains programme notes.
6/7/77: National Gallery of Ireland: 1976 Arts Council Scholarship Holders presented by the Arts Council. Contains biographical and programme notes.
11/10/[77], 14/10/[77], 18/10/[77] [plus 2 duplicates]: National Gallery of Ireland: Thérèse Timoney and Gillian Smith presented by the Goethe Institute. Contains programme notes.

Wexford Concerts:
22/10/77: Theatre Royal, Wexford: Kerstin Meyer; part of the Wexford Festival Opera 1977. Wordbook.
22/10/77, 28/10/77 & 29/10/77: Mr. White's, Wexford: Therese Timoney and Gillian Smith; ; part of the Wexford Festival Opera 1977. Contains programme notes.
23/10/77, 30/10/77 & 26/10/77: Mr White's and Talbot Hotel, Wexford: Consort of St. Sepulchre; part of the Wexford Festival Opera 1977. Contains programme notes.

Belfast Concerts:
10/11/77-26/11/77: Students' Union, Queen's University, Belfast: Fringe Festival '77. Festival programme booklet.
10/11/77-26/11/77: Festival '77: 15th Belfast Festival at Queen's Programme. Newspaper programme.

John Player Theatre concerts:
28/9/77: John Player Theatre: Rathmines and Rathgar Musical Society presented by the Feis Ceoil.
16/11/7: John Player Theatre: Philip Martin presented by the Feis Ceoil. Contains biographical and programme notes.

Colaiste Mhuire Concerts:
19/11/77: Colaiste Mhuire, Parnell Square: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.
28/5/77: Colaiste Mhuire, Parnell Square: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.

Dun Laoghaire concerts:
29/6/77 & 30/6/77: Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire and Church of the Redeemer, Dundalk: Irish Youth Orchestra. Contains biographical and programme notes.
24/11/[77]: Royal Marine Hotel, Dunlaoghaire: The Stedfast Band.
6/11/77: Dun Laoghaire Presbyterian Church: Gerard Gillen.

Dublin Arts Festival Concerts:
7/3/77: George Vaughan and David Lee; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977. Wordbook.
8/3/77: [location unknown]: Malcolm Proud; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977.
9/3/77: [location unknown]: James Cavanagh, Eric Dunlea, Fergus O'Carroll, David Weakley and R. Pritzel; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977.
11/3/77: [location unknown]: Doreen Groocock, Joseph Groocock and Frank Dunne; part of the Dublin Arts Festival 1977.

Miscellaneous programmes:
18/6/[77]: Christ Church Cathedral: Belfast Cathedral Choir. Accompanied by biographical note.
6/1/77: [location unknown]: The Dublin Chorale.
[date unknown /Christmas?]: Loreto College, Crumlin.
2/2/77-12/2/77: Timothy Kane Irish Tour 1977. Contains biographical and programme notes.
[date and location unknown]: Maciej Smolenski and Rosemary Hill. Wordbook; contains programme notes.
[date and location unknown]: Irish National Opera National Tour.
12/3/77-13/3/77: Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin & College of Education, Limerick: Julian Lloyd Webber and Yitkin Seow. Contains biographical and programme notes.
19/3/77-21/3/77: Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra In Eire. Tour programme booklet.
20/3/77: Howth Sutton & District Community Centre, Tower Hill, Howth: Marie Jones. Flyer.
2/4/77: Grand Lodge Room, Freemason's Hall, Dublin: Dublin Boy Singers with Simon Taylor and Eric Dunlea presented by the Dublin Masonic Social Club.
4/4/77-6/4/77: Olympia Theatre: Garda Choir with Suzanne Murphy, Finnuala Hough, Celine Murphy, Lawrence O'Brien, Peter O'Brien and Veronica McSwiney.
11/5/77: St. Paul's Church, Mount Argus, Dublin: Our Lady's Choral Society with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra. Wordbook, contains biographical notes.
13/5/77-15/5/77: St. Patrick's College Assembly Hall, Carlow: Testore String Quartet, Hesketh Piano Trio and John O'Conor 'Weekend of chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven' presented by the Carlow Music Club.
13/5/77-23/5/77: The Liberties Festival. Festival programme booklet.
22/5/77: Domincan Convent Hall, Eccles St., Dublin: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
[23/5/77]: St. Mary's Church, Haddinton Road: Guild of Choristers under the protection of St. Cecilia. Contains programme notes.
24/5/77 & 28/5/77: Dominican Priory, Tallaght & St. Savior's Dominican Church, Waterford: Tallaght Choral Society, Dublin Baroque Players with Violet Twomey and William Young.
27/6/77: Abbey Theatre: Irish Ballet Company.
30/6/77: [location unknown]: City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee College of Music.
25/6/77-16/7/77 [plus duplicate]: Ireland & UK: The Discovery Youth Chorale and Orchestra, Michigan.
11/7/77: Royal Opera House Covent Garden: Royal Opera Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. 'The Ice Break'.
18/9/77: St. Francis Xavier Hall: John O'Conor. Contains programme notes.
6/10[77]: Goethe Institute: Concorde. Wordbook.
9/10/77-16/10/77: Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe: 'Cosi fan tutte'.
11/11/77: St. Stephen's Church: Baroque Trio Amsterdam presentede by the Music Association of Ireland and the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Contains biographical notes.
12/11/77: Royal College Of Surgeons: Tommy Reilly; part of the John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.
25/11/77: School of Music, Union Quay, Cork: Douglas Gunn Ensemble 10th Anniversary Concert. Flyer.
18/11/77: St. Patrick's Training College Drumcondra: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
24/11/[year unknown]-13/12/[year unknown]: Tour: Veronica McSwiney.
1/12/77-2/12/77: Sutton Park School. Contains programme notes.
1/12/77-2/12/77: Church of the Resurrection, Bayside: Third Day Chorale with Mary Sheridan, Frank Patterson and Padraig O'Rourke. Wordbook.
15/12/77-16/12/77: Carmelite Church, Whitefriar St: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.
20/12/77: St. Bartholomew's Church: Camerata Singers with Caitriona Yeats. Contains words and programme notes.
21/12/77: St. Francis Xavier Church: Eileen Donlon, Frank Patterson and William Young with the Boys of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Guinness Choir, RTE Concert Orchestra 'RTE Christmas Concert'. Contains programme notes.


Collection also includes film programmes; lecture poster; workshop programmes; reviews by Acton; press cuttings; correspondence; miscellaneous wordsheet
Format
Date range of collection
1977 - 1977
Accumulation Dates
-
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Not Specific
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Associated Places

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