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Ernst Henschel collection: London: St. James's Church, Piccadilly (1956-65)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at St. James's Church, Piccadilly, between 1956 and 1965, held loosely and arranged chronologically within the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

1. Renaissance Singers, directed by Michael Howard (1956-62)
2. Elizabethan Singers, directed by Louis Halsey (1959-63)
3. Miscellaneous concerts (1956-65)

1. Renaissance Singers
10 November 1956 (Remembrance Day) (box 34/i).
13 April (Music for Passiontide) and 14 December 1957 (Christmas Recital). Note: there is a separate document containing programmes notes for the performance on 13 April and for an earlier concert, given on 2 April (box 34/ii).
14 July 1959 (box 35/i).
24 October (Harmonia Sacra) and 20 December 1960 (Music for Christmas) (box 35/ii).
28 March 1961 (Music for Holy Week) (box 35/iii).
18 December 1962 (Music for Christmas) (box 36/i).

2. Elizabethan Singers
Programmes for performances given with the following organists.
18 November 1959: Alan Harverson (box 35/i).
16 November 1960: Peter Le Huray (box 35/ii).
25 October 1961: Richard Popplewell (box 35/iii).
18 July (Bach, Handel, Mozart and Britten) and 16 December 1963 (Sing Nowell): Simon Preston (box 36/ii).

3. Miscellaneous concerts
29 February 1956: A. Scarlatti, The Passion according to St. John (first modern production), presented by the London Bach Group and Collegium Musicum Londinii, conducted by John Minchinton (34/i).
1 May 1957: Board of Trade Choir with a section of the Riddick Orchestra, conducted by Charles Farncombe (box 34/ii).
15 May 1962: I Cantici, conducted by Francis Cameron (box 36/i).
8 November 1965: 'Mozart in London', presented by Soho Music Society (box 37/i).
Date range of collection
1956 - 1965
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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