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Collection Description

Collection Title
Bradford Festival Choral Society Miscellaneous Collection (1857-1962)
Unique Identifier
112D77 and DB39 C5/2
Description
A folder containing miscellaneous material relating to the Bradford Festival Choral Society. It contains the following programmes:

* St. George's Hall - 13/10/1881 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
* St. George's Hall - 21/12/1881 - 'Messiah'
* St. George's Hall - 4/4/1881 - 'Israel in Egypt' (2 copies)
* St. George's Hall - 21/10/1880 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert (one leaflet copy, one copy with book of words)
* St. George's Hall - 19/4/1880 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert (one leaftlet copy, one copy with book of words)
* St. George's Hall - 31/3/1879 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
* St. George's Hall - 6/12/1878 - 'Elijah'
* St. George's Hall - 15/11/1878 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
* St. George's Hall - 8/4/1878 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert - 'Alexander's Feast'
* St. George's Hall - 12/11/1877 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
* St. George's Hall - 21/12/1874 - 'The Messiah'
* St. George's Hall - 16/11/1874 - 'Solomon'
* Buckingham Palace - 28/6/1858
* St. George's Hall - 12/4/1858 - Miscellaneous Concert
* St. George's Hall - 26/7/1858 - Grand Full Dress Complimentary Concert
* St. George's Hall - 11/5/1857 - First Public Concert
* St. George's Hall - 30/3/1871 - 'Judas Maccabeus' - Complimentary Performance to Mr John Burton
* St. George's Hall - 26/4/1869 - First concert of the season
* [St. George's Hall] - 1868 - 'Israel in Egypt'
* [Venue unknown] - 11/5/1868 - Grand performance of Church Anthems
* St. George's Hall - 7/11/1864 - A selection of Psalms and Anthems of Mendelssohn and 'Harvest Home'
* Ripon Gala and Floral Fete - 6/7/1864 - Grand Choral Festival
* St. George's Hall - 21/9/1863 - 'Joshua' (For the first time in Bradford)
* St. George's Hall - 2/5/1864 - Haydn's Seasons
* St. George's Hall - 28/4/1862 - 'Alexander's Feast' [2 copies]
* St. George's Hall - 16/9/1861 - Beethoven's Grand Mass in C.
* St. George's Hall - 19/11/1860 - 'Christmas'
* St. George's Hall - 21/4/1882 - 'St. Paul'
* St. George's Hall - 17/11/1882 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert [2 copies]
* St. George's Hall - 13/4/1883 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
[leaflet and book of words copy]
* St. George's Hall - 26/10/1883 - 'Hymn of Praise' and 'May Queen'
* St. George's Hall - 19/12/1883 - 'The Messiah' [leaflet and book of words copy]
* St. George's Hall - 22/2/1884 - 'Creation'
* St. George's Hall - 21/3/1884 - 'Athalie' and 'Acis and Galatea'
* St. George's Hall - 24/10/1884 - Subscribers' Full Dress Concert
* St. George's Hall - 24/2/1885 - Handel Festival
* St. George's Hall - 13/11/1885 - Rossini's 'Stabat Mater' and Gade's Psyche [leaflet and book of words copy]
* St. George's Hall - 26/3/1886 - 'Daniel'
* St. George's Hall - 12/11/1886 - Spohr's 'Last Judgment'
* St. George's Hall - 11/11/1887 - Concert and Part Songs and Madrigals etc.
* St. George's Hall - 23/11/1888 - 'The Light of the World'
* St. George's Hall - 25/4/1890 - 'The Creation'
* St. George's Hall - 21/11/1890 - 'As the Hart Pants' and 'O Light Everlasting'
* St. George's Hall - 13/11/1891 - 'Judas Maccabeus'
* St. George's Hall - 16/3/1894 - Berlioz's 'Faust'
* St. George's Hall - 29/3/1895 - Verdi's Requiem
* St. George's Hall - 10/11/1899 - 'Judith'
* St. George's Hall - 12/11/1920 - 'The Dream of Gerontius'

Under a different class mark there is a further collection of programmes for the choral society's concerts:
* St. George's Hall - 28/3/1924 - 'Flying Dutchman'
* Eastbrook Hall - 9/2/1934 - Concert for Dr. Malcolm Sargent
* Eastbrook Hall - 21/12/1940 - 'The Messiah'
* Eastbrook Hall - 7/3/1942 - 'St. Paul'
* Eastbrook Hall - 14/11/1942 - 'Creation'
* Eastbrook Hall - 16/4/1943 - 'Aida'
* Eastbrook Hall - 30/10/1943 - 'Faust'
* Eastbrook Hall - 26/4/1944 - Verdi 'Te Deum' and 'The Dream of Gerontius'
* Eastbrook Hall - 25/4/1945 - 'King Olaf' and 'Awake, awake my Lyre!'
* Eastbrook Hall - 15/11/1946 - 'Israel in Egypt'
* Eastbrool Hall - 28/3/1947 - 'Caractacus'
* Eastbrook Hall - 17/3/1948 - 'The Childhood of Christ'
* Eastbrook Hall - 17/11/1948 - Faure's 'Requiem' and Vaughan Williams 'A Sea Symphony'
* Eastbrook Hall - 18/3/1949 - 'The Apostles'
* Eastbrook Hall - 25/11/1949 - 'Der Freischutz'
* Eastbrook Hall - 10/3/1950 - 'The Spectre's Bride' and 'Blest Pair of Sirens'
* Eastbrook Hall - 24/11/1950 - 'Faust'
* Eastbrook Hall - 6/4/1951 - Mozart Requiem and Elgar's 'The Music Makers'
* Eastbrook Hall - 21/11/1951 - 'The Dream of Gerontius'
* Eastbrook Hall - 11/12/1951 - 'Messiah'
* Eastbrook Hall - 4/4/1952 - 'King David' and 'Sing ye to the Lord' [2 copies]
* Eastbrook Hall - 31/10/1952 - Verdi's 'Requiem'
* Eastbrook Hall - 16/12/1952 - 'Messiah'
* Eastbrook Hall - 10/4/1953 - Harrison 'Mass in C' and Vaughan Williams 'Serenade to Music'
* St. George's Hall - 21/11/1953 - 'Creation'
* St. George's Hall - 19/12/1953 - 'Messiah'
* St. George's Hall - 9/4/1954 - 'The Passion of our Lord according to St. John'
* St. George's Hall - 19/11/1954 - 'Belshazzar's Feast' and 'The Mystic Trumpeter'
* St. George's Hall - 23/3/1955 - Tippett 'A child of Our Time' and Verdi 'Te Deum'
* St. George's Hall - 24/11/1955 - 'Hodie' and 'A Sea Symphony'
* St. George's Hall - 22/3/1956 - 'Childhood of Christ' and 'Serenade to Music'
* St. George's Hall - 21/11/1956 - Beethoven 'Mass in D'
* St. George's Hall - 23/11/1956 - 'Hiawatha'
* St. George's Hall - 29/3/1957 - 'King David' and 'Hymn of Praise'
* St. George's Hall - 8/11/1957 - 'Elijah'
* St. George's Hall - 13/12/1957 - 'Messiah'
* St. George's Hall - 21/3/1958 - Walton 'Coronation Te Deum'. Faure 'Pavane', Delius 'Sea Drift' and Walton 'Belshazzar's Feast'
* St. George's Hall - 7/11/1958 - 'Damnation of Faust'
* St. George's Hall - 13/3/1959 - Harrison 'Requiem'
* St. George's Hall - 7/3/1960 - 'Merrie England'
* St. George's Hall - 4/11/1960 - Wagner Evening
* St. George's Hall - 2/3/1962 - 'Elijah'
Format
Date range of collection
1857 - 1962
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford
Prince's Way Bradford BD1 1NN United Kingdom
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01274 435099
Collections Overview
Records of the Bradford Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society
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Accrual Status
open
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council