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Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Queen Mary Hall (1940-53)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at the Queen Mary Hall, Great Russell Street, London, between 1940 and 1953, held loosely and arranged chronologically across boxes 28 to 32 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

8, 15, 22 and 29 February [1940]: Tea Time Concerts by European Artists (second series) (single document, box 27/i).
18 December 1943: Concert of Hungarian Music with Ilona Kabos (piano), Eda Kersey (violin), Frederick Thurston (clarinet) and the Blech String Quartet (box 27/i).
13 March 1946: A Concert of Russian Music by Alexandre Tcherepnine (piano) and Lili Larsen (vocal), accompanied by Ivor Newton (box 28).
2 October 1946: Violin Recital by Frederick Grinke, accompanied by Wilfrid Parry (box 28).
18 October 1946: Song Recital by Isobel Baillie (box 28).
2 November 1946: Arthur Perrow (tenor) with the Martin String Quartet and Muriel Blackwell (piano) (box 28).
6 November 1946: Antony Hopkins (piano) with Jean Stewart (viola) and Alison Purves (vocal) (box 28).
3 April 1948: Committee for the Promotion of New Music Thirteenth Experimental Rehearsal, given by the New English Orchestra and conducted by Basil Cameron and Edric Cundell (box 30/i).
11, 18 and 25 February and 4, 11 and 25 March 1949: London Baroque Ensemble, directed by Karl Haas, presented by Holborn Borough Council (box 30/ii).
9 and 23 November 1949: Exploratory Concert Society XXV and XXVII (box 30/ii).
24 May 1950: Aeolian String Quartet (box 31/i).
11 October 1950: Harry Isaacs Piano Trio (box 31/i).
15 February 1951: In Memory of Jan Sliwinski (box 31/ii).
13 February 1952: five concerts devoted to the chamber music of Dvorak and Mendelssohn no.3, given by the Macgibbon String Quartet (box 32/i).
15 October 1953: A Recital of the Music of John Greenwood with the Aeolian String Quartet (box 32/ii).
Date range of collection
1940 - 1953
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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