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Collection Title
John Cowell Collection - Theatre/Concert Programmes (1932-83)
Unique Identifier
John Cowell Theatre/Concert Programmes
1 box of miscellaneous theatre and concert programmes collected by John Cowell from 1932 to 1983 including:

22/10/50: Royal Opera House Covent Garden: Mark Hambourg.[10/6/78]: RDS Concert Hall: Members of St. James Choir 'a pre-American tour concert'.
[3/7/48: Theatre Royal, Dublin]: Lauritz Melchior.
30/6/58-26/7/58: Gaiety Theatre: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.
14/11/83: Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society.
13/12/45: Stroud Parish Church: Stroud Choral Society. Contains wordbook published by Novello.
3/4/48: Theatre Royal, Dublin: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
11/12/[year unknown]-18/12/[year unknown]: Blackrock College: The Operatic Society.
17/1/34: Milltown Park: Annual Concert accompanied by Rev. B. Collings.
16/1/35: Milltown Park: Annual Concert accompanied by Rev. B. Collings.
18/1/33: Milltown Park: Annual Concert accompanied by String Orchestra of Rev. R. Carrington, Rev. V. Dennehy,Rev. J. Brennan and Rev. B. Collings.
3/2/32: Milltown Park: Annual Concert accompanied by Revs. V. Dennehy, T. Geppert, J. Brennan, A. Michel and Rev. R. Leroy.
15/10/50: Royal Albert Hall: London Symphony Orchestra with Royalton Kisch.
22/11/47: Theatre Royal: Weingarten.
23/5/49: Opera House, Cork: Joan Denise Moriarty, the Cork Ballet Group and the Cork Symphony Orchestra presented by the Cork Orchestra Society.
[date and location unknown]: Solomon.
18/10/50-18/4/51: Royal Albert Hall: Royal Philharmonic Society. Leaflet.
22/10/50: Royal Opera House Covent Garden: Mark Hambourg diamond jubilee recital.
1/10/49: Theatre Royal, Dublin: Cortot.

Collection includes programmes for musicals; ballets; revues; mixed dramatic and musical programmes; Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society Diamond Anniversary booklet.
Date range of collection
1932 - 1983
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Location Details

National Library of Ireland: Department of Ephemera
Kildare Street Dublin 2 Ireland
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council