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Ernst Henschel collection: London: Town Hall, St. Pancras (1947-65)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at the Town Hall, St. Pancras between 1947 and 1965, held loosely and arranged chronologically across boxes 29 to 37 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

19 April 1947: Invitation to the Eleventh Experimental Rehearsal of new works, given by the Committee for the Promotion of New Music with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Alexandra Choir (box 29).
23 June 1953: Programme of Works by Christian Darnton, given by the Catford Co-operative Choir and the Boyd Neel Orchestra, conducted by Edric Cundell (box 32/ii).
13 October 1953: Society for the Promotion of New Music 23rd Experimental Rehearsal, given by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Norman del Mar (box 32/ii).
11 April 1960: Kensington Symphony Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Leslie Head (box 35/ii).
19 November 1962: Polyphonia Symphony Orchestra, with Raimund Herincx (baritone), conducted by Bryan Fairfax (box 36/i).
4 February and 6 May 1963: Polyphonia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bryan Fairfax (box 36/ii).
14 November 1963: London Opera Sinfonietta, conducted by Gerald Gover (box 36/ii).
8 April 1965: Verdi, Oberto (first British performance), given by the London Welsh Association Youth Choir and the Kensington Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Head (box 36/iii).
24 November 1965: Park Lane Group/Ensemble with Peter Lloyd (flute), conducted by Myer Fredman (box 37/i).
Date range of collection
1947 - 1965
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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