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Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Conway Hall (1939-66)
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A miscellaneous collection of programmes and handbills for performances - principally the South Place Sunday Concerts - given at the Conway Hall, London between 1939 and 1966, held loosely and arranged chronologically across boxes 26 to 37 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

- South Place Sunday Concerts
29 January 1939: Chamber Music (box 26).

55th season (no. 17) and 56th season (nos. 8 and 11) (box 28)
10 February 1946: Marie Wilson String Quartet.
24 November 1946: Hurwitz String Quartet.
15 December 1946: Richard Piano Quartet.

56th season (nos. 13, 17, 18 and 21) and 57th season (no. 12) (box 29)
12 January 1947: Martin String Quartet.
9 February 1947: Fairhurst Piano Trio.
16 February 1947: London String Trio.
9 March 1947: Hirsch String Quartet.
21 December 1947: London String Trio.

59th season (nos. 2 and 6) (box 30/ii)
9 October 1949: Rubbra-Gruenberg-Pleeth Trio.
6 November 1949: Macgibbon String Quartet.

59th season (nos. 14, 17, 21 and 23) (box 31/i)
15 January 1950: Frederick Fuller, Daniel Kelly and Eric Hope.
5 February 1950: Sturdy String Quartet.
5 March 1950: Hurwitz String Quartet.
19 March 1950: Marjorie Hayward String Quartet.

60th season (nos. 22, 24 and 25) (box 31/ii)
11 March 1951: Loveday Piano Trio.
1 April 1851: Gibbs String Quartet.
8 April 1951: Element String Quartet.

61st season (no. 19) (box 32/i)
24 February 1952: English Chamber Music Players.

63rd season (no. 11) (box 32/ii)
13 December 1953: Sebastian Quartet.

63rd season (nos. 18 and 27) (box 33/i)
14 February 1954: New London String Quartet.
25 April 1954: Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson.

64th season (no. 23) and 65th season (no. 12) (box 33/ii)
20 March 1955: Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble.
18 December 1955: Aeolian String Quartet.

68th season (no. 19) (box 35/i)
22 February 1959: Martin String Quartet with Reginald Kell (clarinet).

75th season (nos 20 and 25) (box 37/ii)
27 February 1966: Amici and Martin String Quartets.
3 April 1966: Alberni String Quartet.

- Miscellaneous concerts
3 April 1939: Festival of Music for the People, 2nd concert, with Anne Wood (soprano) and the Fleet Street Choir, conducted by T.B. Lawrence (with programme for the 3rd concert of the festival, given on 5 April at the Queen's Hall) (box 26).
14 January 1945: Music of the United Nations, presented by the Workers' Music Association with the W.M.A. Singers and Orchestra (box 27/ii).
21 March 1947: The London Orpheus Choir, conducted by John Johnston (box 29).
22 March 1948: Concert of Recent Compositions by Alan Bush (box 30/i).
12 November 1948: Exploratory Concert Society no. XVIII (box 30/i).
29 March 1951: Haydn Birthday Concert with the Leon Goossens (oboe) and the Haydn Orchestra, conducted by Harry Newstone (box 31/ii).
5 and 19 July 1951: Haydn Festival concert nos.1 and 3, given by the Haydn Orchestra conducted by Harry Newstone (box 31/ii).
Date range of collection
1939 - 1966
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British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council