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Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Kingsway Hall and Stoll Theatre, Kingsway (1945-61)
Unique Identifier
A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at the Kingsway Hall and at the Stoll Theatre, Kingsway between 1945 and 1961, held loosely and arranged chronologically within the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

1. Kingsway Hall
29 September 1945: Kingsway Musical Society and the International Arts Guild, First Concert (box 27/ii).
27 October 1945: Philharmonia Concert Society/Orchestra with Reginald Kell (clarinet), conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham (box 27/ii).
2 February 1946: Kingsway Musical Society, Third Concert (box 28).
24 November 1948: Leighton Lucas Orchestra, conducted by Lucas (box 30/i).
18 November 1949: Boyd Neel Orchestra, conducted by Georges Enesco (box 30/ii).
6 November 1950: Medtner Programme, given by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Manoug Parikian (violin), Colin Horsley (piano) and the Aeolian Quartet as the first of Four Furtwangler Subscription Concerts/Mysore Concerts (box 31/i).
28 July 1951: Concert of Latvian Music (box 31/ii). Also held is a prospectus (with programmes) for all three performances given as the Latvian Song Festivals, with separate programmes for the performances of 27 July (Wigmore Hall) and 29 July (Royal Albert Hall).
20 April 1961: National Provincial Bank Choir, conducted by A.J. Darling (box 35/iii).
3 June 1961: Kingsway Chamber Orchestra and Choral Society, conducted by Donald Cashmore (box 35/iii).

2. Stoll Theatre, Kingsway
30 September and 28 October 1945: London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham (box 27/ii).
4 and 11 November 1945: Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire de Paris, conducted by Charles Munch/Sir Thomas Beecham (box 27/ii).
2 and 9 December 1945: London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Cyril Smith(piano)/Karl Rankl and Maurice Gendron (cello)/Walter Susskind (box 27/ii).
10 March 1946: Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Eduard van Beinum (box 28).
27 January, 3 March, 21 April and 5 May 1946: London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ernest Ansermet, Albert Coates, Victor de Sabata and George Weldon (box 28).
Date range of collection
1945 - 1961
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Not Specific
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Location Details

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