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Collection Description

Collection Title
Leslie Postlethwaite collection: Box 4 (2001-03)
Unique Identifier
Mus 320.c.4
A miscellaneous collection of 27 programme books for performances given at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham between September 2001 and June 2003, being the fourth of six boxes forming the collection of Leslie Postlethwaite.

Each book includes programme notes, biographical notes (with photographs) and a list of the orchestral ensemble. Where appropriate, the texts of the vocal/choral pieces and a list of the choral ensemble, also appear.

Certain documents carry some minor handwritten annotations, largely relating to the performance of encores but also including some signatures.

In cases where more than one date is given for a particular performance, all material is contained within a single document.

25 September: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pia Freund and Jean Rigby (vocal) and the Philharmonia Chorus, conducted by Andrew Litton.
17 October: Verdi, Requiem, given by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Christine Brewer, Stephanie Blythe, Dennis O'Neill and Olin Anastassov (vocal) and the London Symphony Chorus, conducted by Mark Elder.
23 October: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra with Nikolai Demidenko (piano), conducted by Manfred Honeck.
29 October: Sapporo Symphony Orchestra with John Lill (piano), conducted by Tadaaki Otaka.
21 November: Symphony Organ Concert by Simon Preston.
25 November: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with Nikolaj Znaider (violin), conducted by Yuri Temirkanov.
3 December: London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by André Previn.
5 March: Philharmonia Orchestra with Murray Perahia, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch [corrected in hand to Charles Mackerras].
16 April: Symphony Organ Concert, Howard Goodall's Organworks! given by David Goode.
13 May: Vienna Symphony Orchestra with Michael Collins (clarinet), conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev.

2002-03 (International Concert Season)
15 October: Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra with Alexander Ivashkin (cello), conducted by Valery Poliansky.
16 October: Philharmonia Orchestra with Alexander Ghindin (piano), conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
6 November: Kirov Orchestra with Alexandre Slobodyanik Jr (piano), conducted by Valery Gergiev.
29 November: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra with Imogen Cooper (piano), conducted by Jukka-Pekka Sarasate.
18/19 January: Berlin Staatskapelle with Daniel Barenboim.
24 January: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with Alisa Weilerstein (cello), conducted by Marin Alsop.
30 January: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra with Mikhail Petukhov (piano), conducted by Yuri Simonov.
18 February: Symphony Organ Concert with David Briggs.
4 March: Beethoven, Missa Solemnis with the Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Roger Norrington.
11 March: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra with Freddy Kempf (piano), conducted by Yuri Temirkanov
19 March: Philharmonia Orchestra with Lukáš Vondrácek (piano), conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
28 March: Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), conducted by Daniel Harding.
5 April: Hague Philharmonic Orchestra with Michel Dalberto (piano), conducted by Jaap van Zweden.
21 April: Philharmonia Orchestra with Alex Slobodyanik (piano), conducted by Valery Gergiev
2 May: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Viktoria Mullova (violin), conducted by Mark Elder.
31 May: Dallas Symphony Orchestra with Boris Berezovsky (piano), conducted by Andrew Litton.
4 June: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Amanda Roocroft, Jean Rigby, Stephen O'Mara and Alastair Miles (vocal) and the Philharmonia Chorus, conducted by Daniele Gatti.
Date range of collection
2001 - 2003
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Associated Times

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182
Visiting Information
Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council