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Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Cambridge Theatre (1944-45)
Unique Identifier
A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at the Cambridge Theatre between 1944 and 1945, held loosely and arranged chronologically within boxes 27 to 30 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

For an introduction to this collection see Ernst Henschel collection: General.

The items are listed here by series, as follows:
1. Sunday Concerts
2. New London Concerts
3. Other concerts

1. Sunday Concerts
11 June 1944: Cyril Smith (piano) and the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Heathcote Statham (27/i).
8 July and 23 September 1945: Pablo Casals (cello) accompanied by Gerald Moore/Harriet Cohen (piano) with the New London Orchestra, conducted by Constant Lambert (27/ii).
2 June 1946: Joint Recital of Medtner Compositions given by Medtner and Moiseiwitsch (28).

2. New London Concerts
From 2 November 1947, all of these concerts featuring the New London Orchestra, conducted by Alec Sherman.
8 December 1946: Carter String Trio with Leon Goossens (oboe) (28).
9 February (Pierre Bernac and Francis Poulenc), 16 February (Musica Antiqua of Holland), 2 November (Theo Olof, violin) and 7 December 1947 (Segovia) (29).
11 and 25 January and 7 March 1948 (30/i).

3. Other concerts
26 September 1943: Harriet Cohen (piano) with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Fistoulari (27/i).
28 May 1945: Boosey and Hawkes Concert, conducted by Karl Rankl (27/ii).
Date range of collection
1944 - 1945
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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This collection is about

Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council