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Collection Description

Collection Title
Empire Theatre Programmes (1926-54)
Around 100 programmes in 2 envelopes for events at the Empire Theatre, Cardiff. Includes programmes for concerts although the majority are for ballet and theatrical performances. Collection includes programmes for the International Celebrity Subscription Concerts which were held in the Empire Theatre when in Cardiff. Performers include artists from La Scala, Milan; The Hallé Orchestra conducted by John Barbirolli; The Covent Garden Opera Company; London's Festical Ballet; The Sadler's Wells Ballet; Mary Kendall; Tudor Davies; Ruth Packer; Ivor Newton; Dino Borgioli; Ilona Kabos; Herbert Ware Symphony Orchestra; Henry Wood; Solomon; Eva Turner; Kreisler; Paderewski; London Symphony Orchestra; Albert Coates; Thomas Beecham; Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra; Cyril Smith; Malcolm Sargent; The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Tudor Davies
Date range of collection
1926 - 1954
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Cardiff Central Library
Frederick Street ,St. David's Link Cardiff CF1 4DT United Kingdom
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01222 382116
01222 238642 
Visiting Information
Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 6.00pm (Late night closing Thursday at 7.00pm) Saturday 9.00am to 5.30pm
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council