In addition to the concert programmes (listed below), this box contains copies of London Musical Events for March, April and May 1947 and the Official Souvenir Programme for the London Season of the Arts/Festival of Britain in 1951. There is also a range of printed material relating to the Alexandra Choir (founded and conducted by Proctor), including multiple copies of a Souvenir of the Alexandra Choir and a prospectus for the 33rd season, 1972–73
Programmes are listed here by venue, with the London programmes followed by those for English provincial venues. In addition to the items listed below, the collection includes a handbill for an Allied Occasion, broadcast on 1 September [no year].
1. London venues
Central Hall, Westminster
13 November 1970 and 17 November 1972: Westminster Festival of Music featuring the Alexandra Choir.
Church of St. Sepulchre, Holborn
22 November 1947: St. Cecilia's Day Festival (Order of Service).
10 January 1928, Granville Hall: Finchley Chamber Concerts no. 7 (73rd concert)
20 October 1946, The Woodhouse School: Memorial Service
Northern Polytechnic, Theatre
12-14 December 1935 (2 copies), 10-12 December 1936 and 1 May 1937 (3 copies plus handbill): Alexandra Choral and Orchestral Society conducted by Charles Proctor, including the first performance of Proctor, A Choral Symphony, given in 1937. The collection also includes an undated wordbook for this piece.
Priory Church of St. Bartholomew the Great
Thursday 12, 19 and 26 June [no year]: Thursday Concerts (single document)
1 May-31 July 1947: Summer Series of Fourteen Weekly Concerts (single document, 2 copies).
20 April 1941: 18th Beecham Sunday Concert given by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with the Alexandra Choir, conducted by Charles Hambourg (with words and Analytical Notes, 3 copies).
Royal Albert Hall
Sunday 31 October [no year]: Coleridge-Taylor, Hiawatha with the Alexandra Choir, conducted by the Avril Coleridge-Taylor.
19 December 1931, 17 December 1932, 16 December 1933, 19 December 1936, 18 December 1937, 17 December 1938, 20 December 1947: Carols and Other Christmas Music by the Royal Choral Society, conducted by Malcolm Sargent (1931, 1932, 1936-38 and 1947), Geoffrey Toye (1933)
12-24 February , 11-23 February 1935, 12 February and 14-26 February 1938 (3 copies) and 6-18 February 1939 (plus 2 copies of a handbill): Fairbairn Pageant Choir, directed by Proctor.
October-December 1946: Royal Philharmonic Society Delius Festival given by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Beecham (single document, performances also given at the Central Hall, Westminster).
22 November 1946 and 22 November 1948: St. Cecilia's Day Festival Chorus in aid of the Musicians' Benevolent Fund featuring the Alexandra Choir.
Sunday 14 September 1947: R.A.F.A. Festival of Reunion
13 April 1957: Royal Air Force Anniversary Concert
29 March 1971: Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences Grand Centenary Concert
9 March 1972: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jean Martinon and Charles Groves featuring the Alexandra Choir.
Royal Festival Hall
21 September 1967: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Opening Concert featuring the Royal Choral Society (directed by Charles Proctor).
Royal Opera Covent Garden
10 May 1938: Strauss, Rosevkavalier
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
11 May 1947: Beecham-Mozart Festival First Concert given by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Beecham
26 April 1947: Westminster Abbey Old Boys' Association Annual Festival.
27 March 1950: Bach, St. Matthew Passion given by the Westminster Abbey Choir and Westminster Abbey Special Choir
6 December 1962: Britten, War Requiem (first London performance)
13 October 1966: Beethoven, Mass in D (two copies).
27 October 1967: In Memory of Malcolm Sargent
Monday 15 October : Pianoforte Recital by Charles Proctor (handbill with photograph).
2. English provincial venues
Hanley, Victoria Hall
4 November 1948: Julius Harrison, Mass in C (first performance) given by the Stoke-on-Trent Choral Society conducted by Harold Gray.
12 September 1946: Hereford Music Meeting/Three Choirs Festival Morning Concert conducted by Percy Hull.
Huddersfield, Town Hall
4 November 1966: Huddersfield Choral Society conducted by Malcolm Sargent
4 December 1947: Brahms, Requiem by the Peterborough Choral and Orchestral Society, conducted by Douglas Hopkins.
Spalding, Corn Exchange
27-30 April 1949, 30 January-3 February 1951 and 1-4 February 1956: Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society (single document per year)
7-10 April 1948, 16-20 May 1950, 17-21 April 1951, 22-26 April 1952, 14-18 April 1953: Stamford Amateur Operatic Society (single document for each year). Also, further programmes for 27 April-1 May 1954 and [no date] 1955 at an unspecified venues at 30 April-4 May 1957 at the Exchange Hall, Stamford.
20-24 October 1953, [no date] 1954, 18-22 October 1955, 16-20 October 1956, Picturedrome: Stamford Gilbert and Sullivan Players (single document per year). Also, programmes for 1-3 November 1951 in Stamford School Hall and 22-26 October 1957 and 21-25 October 1958 at the Exchange Hall, Stamford.
Wisbech, [no venue]
1-6 March 1954: The Arcadians, given by the Wisbech Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society.
- Wisbech Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society -
- Westminster Festival -
- Westminster Abbey -
- Toye, Geoffrey -
- Three Choirs Festival -
- Strauss, Richard -
- Stoke-on-Trent Choral Society -
- Stamford Gilbert and Sullivan Players -
- Stamford Amateur Operatic Society -
- Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society -
- Sargent, Malcolm -
- Royal Philharmonic Society 1813 -
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra -
- Royal Choral Society -
- Royal Air Force -
- Proctor, Charles -
- Peterborough Choral and Orchestral Society -
- Musicians Benevolent Fund -
- Mulfinger, George -
- Martinon, Jean -
- London Philharmonic Orchestra -
- Hull, Percy -
- Huddersfield Choral Society -
- Hopkins, Douglas -
- Hereford Music Meeting -
- Harrison, Julius -
- Hambourg, Charles -
- Groves, Charles -
- Gray, Harold -
- Finchley Chamber Concerts -
- Festival of Britain -
- Fairbairn Pagaent Choir -
- Delius, Frederick -
- Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel - see Taylor, Samuel Coleridge -
- Coleridge-Taylor, Avril - see Taylor, Avril Coleridge -
- Britten, Benjamin -
- Beecham, Thomas -
- Alexandra Choral and Orchestral Society -
- Alexandra Choir -
- Central Hall, Westminster
- St. Sepulchre’s Church, Holborn Viaduct EC1
- Corn Exchange, Spalding
- Exchange Hall, Stamford
- Granville Hall, Finchley
- Hereford Cathedral
- Northern Polytechnic (Institute) Theatre
- Peterborough Cathedral
- Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield EC1
- Queen's Hall, London
- Royal Albert Hall
- Royal Festival Hall
- Royal Opera House
- Stamford Picturedrome
- Stamford School
- Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
- Town Hall, Huddersfield