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Trinity College of Music: Student Concerts (1974-2001)
A box of loose material relating to performances given under the auspices of Trinity College of Music [TCM] between 1974 and 2001, including 11 individually labelled envelopes, two tied bundles and a loose sequence of handbills/single-sheet programmes and a miscellaneous selection of programme books for performances given by various Trinity College ensembles, principally the Trinity College of Music Symphony Orchestra.

Also, a miscellaneous selection of prospectuses (with some programmes) for the National Young Musicians' Chamber Music Festival.

1. Handbills
The individual envelopes are labelled as follows:
Composers Workshop Programmes: 1 March 1974 to 5 March 1992.
Concert Programmes, Hinde St. Church, Lunchtime Concerts: 11 January 1990 to 17 March 1994.
Concerts (Recitals etc. Master Classes): 29 September 1982 to 18 June 1992.
Evening Concerts: 19 May 1982 to 5 March 1984.
Evening Concerts: 7 March 1984 to 16 July 1991.
Thursday Hinde Street Church Concerts: 23 October 1987 to 29 November 1988.
Thursday Hinde Street Church Concerts: 27 January 1989 and 11 June 1992.
Student Concerts: 15 June 1988 to 27 March 1992.
Student Informal Concerts: 5 February 1988 to 29 May 1992.
Student Informal Concerts: 30 September 1994 to 24 March 1995.
Student Practice Concerts: 22 October 1982 to 11 December 1987.

The tied bundles span the periods 7 October 1985– December 1989 and 10 October 1991–23 March 1994 (largely competitions and prizes), with the loose sequence spanning 29 September 1994 to 2 June 1995.

The vast majority of these programmes are single-sheet typed programmes, some with words and, where appropriate, lists of the ensemble performers. The majority relate to student concerts given either at the TCM (New Studio or the Barbirolli Lecture Hall) or at the Hinde Street Church. The tied bundle for 7 October 1985–8 December 1989 contains a small number of programme books, for performances given by Trinity College of Music ensembles at various London venues, notably Southwark Cathedral and St. James's Church, Piccadilly.

2. Programme books
Where no other indication is given below, these documents constitute programme books, typically including words, notes, biographical notes, photographs and lists of the choral and/or orchestral ensembles. Unless otherwise stated, all venues cited were in London.

- Trinity Opera Group
Thursday 18 and Friday 19 May [no year], Camden Centre, Bidborough Street: Prokofiev, The Love of 3 Oranges, with Trinity Sinfonia, conducted by Christopher Fifield (poster only, multiple copies).
6-8 June 1985, Bloomsbury Theatre: Vaughan Williams, The Poisoned Kiss, conducted by Meredith Davies (handbill only).
Thursday 2 and Friday 3 December [no year], The Place Theatre: Tucapsky, The Undertaker (world premiere, completed 1987), conducted by Victor Morris (single document, two copies).
9-11 July 1998, Spitalfields Market Opera, 4-5 Lamb Street: Berthold Goldschmidt, Beatrice Cenci (UK staged premiere) with the TCM Orchestra, conducted by Gregory Rose (single document, two copies).
11-13 February 1999, Spitalfields Market Opera: Poulenc, Dialogues of the Carmelites with the TCM Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrea Quinn (two copies).
8-10 July 1999, Bloomsbury Theatre: Samuel Barber, Vanessa, with the TCM Sinfonia, conducted by Gregory Rose (two copies).

- TCM Theatre Ensemble/A Moveable Feast
5 and 6 December 1991, Rudolf Steiner Theatre: John Tavener, Therese, conducted by Rhonda Kess (single document).
24 and 25 March 1994, Rudolf Steiner Theatre: Weill, Johnny Johnson (British premiere), conducted by Rhonda Kess (single document).
Thursday 26, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 January [1995], Hinde Street Church: A Celebration of the Music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, directed by Rhonda Kess (single document, two copies).
7 November 1995, Steiner Theatre, Rudolf Steiner House: conducted by Dominic Wheeler (two copies)
11 February 2000, Albany Theatre, Deptford: Brahms and Weill, conducted by Stephen Dummer (two copies).

- Trinity College Symphony Orchestra
English venues
4 July 1984, Royal Albert Hall: TCM Gala Concert with Yehudi Menuhin and the TCM Choir, conducted by Bernard Keefe and Meredith Davies (two copies).
13 June 1985 and 30 January 1986, St. John's Smith Square: conducted by Bernard Keefe (handbills only)
28 October 1987, Fairfield Halls, Croydon: Rhythm Rules with the TMC Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Keefe and Bobby Lamb (handbill only).
18 July 1991, St. James's Church, Sussex Gardens: with the TCM Choir, conducted by Christopher Fifield, including Bliss, Morning Heroes, op. 48 (two copies).
4 February 1998, St. John's Smith Square: conducted by Diego Masson (two copies).
2 July 1998, St. John's Smith Square: conducted by Graeme Jenkins, including the UK premiere of Goldsmidt, Partita (two copies).
4 July 1998, St. Bartholomew's Church, Brighton: conducted by Graeme Jenkins, including the UK premiere of Goldschmidt, Partita (two copies).
22 October 1998, Blackheath Concert Halls: Sibelius Concert with the TCM Choir with the London Choir, conducted by Jorma Panula (with an inserted wordbook).
29 October 1999, Westminster Central Hall: with TCM Choir conducted by Diego Masson (two copies). Also, two copies of the Order of Service for the Presentation of Honorary Awards, Prizes, Degrees and Diplomas, held at the same venue on this date.
5 November 1999, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex: with TCM Choir conducted by Diego Masson (two copies).
5 July 2000, Blackheath Halls: conducted by Peter Stark (two copies). The programme was also used for 6 July 2000 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Brighton)
20 October 2000, Southwark Cathedral: with the TCM Choir conducted by Nicolae Moldoveanu, including the UK premiere of Jacques Loussier, Lumières (three copies). This programme was also used for 21 October at St. Bartholomew's Church, Brighton.
22 February 2001, Royal Festival Hall: Schoenberg, Gurrelieder, with the TCM Choir conducted by Diego Masson.

French venues
October 1997-March 1998, L'Eglise Saint-Martin de Grandvillars: two copies of a leaflet, incorporating a concert with Vanessa Wagner, conducted by Peter Stark on 20 March 1998.
1998 season, Theatre de Valenciennes, Le Phenix: season guide, including programme for concert with Vanessa Wagner (piano), conducted by Peter Stark on 22 March 1998 (season guide, two copies).
8 March 1998, Auditorium de la Louveiere: part of the Concerts Classiques d'Epinal, with Vanessa Wagner (piano) conducted by Peter Stark (two copies). Also, two copies of a handbill for performances given by this same combination on Saturday 14 and Monday 16 Mars [sic] at La Passerelle Theatre, Gap.

- Miscellaneous concerts
Wednesday 14 October [no year], Hinde Street Church: Sumine Hayashibara (violin) and William Hancox (piano) (handbill only).
Sunday 7 December [no year], Keble College Chapel: Britten, War Requiem, given by TCM Choir and Orchestra, Keble College Choir and TCM Junior Department Choir, conducted by Meredith Davies.
3 March 1961, Royal Albert Hall: Henry Wood Birthday Concert given by the soloists, choirs and orchestras of the RAM, RCM, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and CM conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent.
9 July 1979, Royal Festival Hall: Britten, War Requiem given by TCM Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Myers Foggin.
27 June 1981, Friends House, Euston Road: TCM Junior Department 75th Anniversary Concert (handbill only, with no programme listing, two copies).
20 March 1986, St. James's Church, Piccadilly: Bach, Mass in B minor, given by TCM Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Meredith Davies (two handbills).
23 October 1992, Southwark Cathedral: Presentation of Honorary Awards, Prizes and Diplomas with a concert of Tippett, A Child of Our Time given by TCM Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Brewer.
25 February 1993, St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Bach, Mass in B minor given by the TCM Choir and Sinfonia, conducted by Gregory Rose.
25 and 26 March 1993, Rudolf Steiner Theatre: Milhaud, Trois Operas-Minutes, given under the auspices of the TCM and conducted by Nicholas Kok.
20 March 1996, St. James's Church, Piccadilly: Brodsky Quartet presented by TCM (two copies). Also, two copies of the leaflet for the Shostakovich Project, led by the Brodsky, of which this performance formed a part (15 February-20 March 1996).
23 May 1996, St. James's Church, Piccadilly: A programme of American music given by TCM Wind Orchestra and Choir conducted by Michael Purton and Jonathan Grieves-Smith (two copies)
3 December 1998, Queen Elizabeth Hall: Celebration: A reward for talent: A concert to mark the retirement of John Stephens, given by the TCM Chamber Orchestra and Brass Ensemble, conducted by Norman Burgess, Peter Stark and Michael Whittaker (two copies).
29 November–2 December 1999 [various]: The John Downey Festival, including Symposium, Recitals and Master Classes given at TCM on 1 and 2 December (brochure, 2 copies).
5 February 2000, Royal Festival Hall: Stilgoe Saturday Concerts with TCM SO conducted by Peter Stark (two copies)
14 July 2000, Hinde Street Church: Around the world in 80 minutes given by the TCM String Ensemble conducted by Nic Pendlebury.

3. National Young Musicians' Chamber Music Festival
Prospectuses for the National Young Musicians' Chamber Music Festivals nos. 2, 3, 5, 6 and 8, given at the Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax from 28 April-6 May 1995, 19-27 April 1996, 24 April-2 May 1998, 14-24 April 1999 and 27 April-5 May 2001. Also, individual programmes for 1 May 1995 and 26 April 1996, given by the Bodnar String Quartet and Bebeto String Quartet, both of which were from Trinity College of Music. The prospectuses and individual programmes both contain programmes with notes, biographical notes and photographs.
Date range of collection
1974 - 2001
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Not Specific

Location Details

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts
Greenwich,King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College London SE10 9JF
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The Jerwood Library supports Trinity's mission to prepare informed performers of the highest calibre. Its core business is to provide all the information resources and music materials that students need to attain the high standard required by their courses. It is also a research library with collections of international significance. The establishment of the Jerwood Library, which opened in September 2001, was made possible through the generosity of the Jerwood Foundation [].
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