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Hans Keller Archive concert programmes. Box J3 (a - c): 1929 - 1954
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Programmes for concerts which Keller either reveiwed or simply attended. Many are annotated and have press cuttings of reviews (not by Keller) attached. Some are handbills only and a few are brochures for the Aldeburgh and Holland Festivals. The programmes span 1929 - 1954.

Box J3(a) 1929 - 1949

19/04/1923, Operntheater, Vienna
05/07/1939, 18, Princes Gardens, London SW7. Oskar Adler, Constanze Kitchen, Ross Pratt, Laurence Holmes, Hans Keller. Keller as violin player in this concert of works by Kurt Reger. 2 copies of the programme, one annotated by Keller.
1940s, St. Andrew's Church, Sedburgh Adler String Quartet. Keller a member of the Adler Quartet which formed part of the orchestra for this performance of Messiah during WWII under the auspices of CEMA)
05/04/1941, St. John's Room, Windermere Windermere Orchestra
07/08/1941, Annisgarth School, Windermere. Concert poster. With newspaper cutting from the local paper 'Windermere Concert: high-class music by evacuated artistes' undated. Hans Keller Second violin
22/11/1941, Methodist Schoolroom, Ambleside Adler String Quartet. Handbill for "An afternoon with Mozart", a concert in aid of the Ambleside Home Guard. Keller second violin. Grete Keller cello
25/10/1944, Reading (no venue given) Kathleen Merritt Orchestra. Handbill. Keller played in the orchestra
03/03/1945, Wigmore Hall; Jacques String Orchestra. Handbill. Concert in association with CEMA
22/11/1945 Wigmore Hall Morley College Choir. Concert to mark the 250th anniversary of the death of Purcell. First performance of Britten's Holy Sonnets of John Donne. Homage to Purcell by Britten and Tippett as insert to programme.
21/04/1946, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Edric Cundell, Bronislaw Huberman. Annotations in German in the programme
May-Aug 1946, City Hall, Sheffield. Halle Orchestra, Summer concerts brochure of the Sheffield Philharmonic Society
Jun-Jul 1946, Hampton Court Palace, William III Orangery. New London Orchestra. Brochure for the third series of Serenade Concerts. Marked up by Keller.
20/06/1946, Royal Albert Hall, Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir. Handbill for a performance of the B Minor Mass
Jul - Sept 1946, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra. Brochure for the 1946 Proms season. Marked up by Keller.
Sep - Dec 1946, Philosophical Hall, Leeds. Turner String Quartet. Autumn 1946 brochure for the Turner Chamber Concerts Society
Oct - Dec 1946 Town Hall, Kendal. Philharmonia Quartet. Brochure for the Kendal Midday Concert Club winter season 1946.
7/12/1946, Hillcroft College, Surbiton. Adler String Quartet. Handbill, Keller played viola.
16/12/1946, Town Hall, Chelsea, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Boyd Neel.
10/01/1947, London, Matthews-Ralf Duo. Programme heavily annotated
18/02/1947, Wigmore Hall. Gertler String Quartet.
30/03/1947, Christchurch, Montpelier Place, SW7, Trude Huttenbach, Gerde Liepman,
Hans Keller, Otto Huttenbach, Ida Herz, Keller as viola player
30/04/1947, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Karl Rankl.
27/05/1948, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Peter Gellhorn,
31/05/1947, Royal Albert Hall, Goldsmiths' Choral Union, Goldsmiths' Symphony Orchestra, Frederick, Haggis. Handbill
Jun-Jul 1947, Glyndebourne. Outline of the 1947 Festival. Partial draft of letter to Britten and Pears on programme.
Aug - Sept 1947, Edinburgh.1947 Festival brochure; maps of Edinburgh; newspaper cuttings and Radio Times listings. Keller reviewed the Festival for 'New Life' and 'Music Parade'.
07/09/1947, Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Scottish Orchestra, Walter Susskind, Arturo Bennedetti Michelangeli.
08/09/1947, Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh. Czech Nonet. Programme annotated by Keller
10/09/1947,Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh. Roy Henderson, Gerald Moore.
10/09/1947, Usher Hall, Edinburgh. BBC Scottish Orchestra.Programme annotated by Keller
12/09/1947, Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh. Robert Masters Quartet
13/09/1947, Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh. Carter String Trio, Leon Goossens.
13/09/1947, Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter.
18/09/1947, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Josef Krips. Mozart, Cosi fan Tutte
10/12/1947, Borthwick Training College, Borthwick Music Society.
01/11/1947, Central Hall, Westminster. Concert in memory of Dick Sheppard, former Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, founding member of the Peace Pledge Union. Included first performance of Britten's Canticle I, op.40. Programme annotated by Keller.
16/12/1947, Town Hall, Chelsea, Fleet Street Choir, T.B. Lawrence, Gwendolen Mason. Annotations on programme
18/01/1948, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon, Joyce Riddle. Annotations on programme
01/03/1948, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Peter Gellhorn. Mozart, Magic Flute
16/03/1948, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Karl Rankl. Wagner, Tristan and Isolde
19/04/1948, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Austin, Dinu Lipatti, New Era Concert Society.
20/05/1948, Sadler's Wells, Sadler's Wells Opera, James Robertson. Mozart, Cosi fan Tutte; with separate notes
Aug-48, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Glyndebourne Opera. Annotations on programme.
23/06/1949, Southwark Cathedral, Jacques String Orchestra, Reginald Jacques, Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Alfred Deller, Maurice Bevan. Programme includes St Nicholas, conducted by Britten
July - Sept 1949. 1949 proms programme book
29/07/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Frederick Thurston, Archie Camden, Denis Matthews. Annotations in programme. Newspaper reviews attached. First British performance of Richard Strauss's Duet Concertino for clarinet and bassoon
05/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Emilie Hooke. Annotations in programme. Newspaper reviews attached.
11/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Cyril Preedy. Annotations in English and German on programme. Newspaper reviews attached.
12/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Ronald Smith, Evelyn Rothwell. Minor annotations on programme. Included first performance in London of Alwyn's Concerto for oboe, string orchestra and harp
15/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Eugene Goossens, Ida Haendel, Irene Kohler. Minor annotations on programme.
25/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Max Rostal,
Eric Bravington, Mewton-Wood. Minor annotations in German on programme
26/08/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Lance Dossor. Notes attached
Aug - Sept 1949, Edinburgh. 1949 Edinburgh Festival programme list
Aug - Sept 1949, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Glyndebourne Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vittorio Gui. Verdi, Ballo in Maschera; annotations on programme
Sep-49, Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Düsseldorf Theatre Company. Goethe, Faust
04/09/1949, Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh, Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin.
04/09/1949, Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh, Jacques Orchestra, Reginald Jacques, Kathleen Ferrier, Irene Richards, Mary Carter, Margot Stebbing, Roy Watson. Minor annotations on programme
05/09/1949, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Bruno Walter. Annotations on programme
07/09/1949, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Bruno Walter, Kathleen Ferrier.
08/09/1949, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Bruno Walter, Kathleen Ferrier. Minor annotations on programme
11/09/1949, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Glasgow Orpheus Choir, Hugh S. Robertson, Annie Tait, Alex Mackay, Betty Watson. Annotations on programme
28/09/1949, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Mary Jarred, BBC Men's Chorus. Goethe Festival concert. Note concerning lack of reviews on programme cover
05/10/1949, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler, London Philharmonic Choir, Hilde Zardek, Julius Patzak, Jean Watson, Hans Hotter. Notes for review in German in programme
09/11/1949, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult. Annotations on programme
20/11/1949, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicolai Malko, Sylvia Fisher, Constance Shacklock, Dennis Stephenson, Trevor Anthony. Handbill, with comments
24/11/1949, RBA Galleries, SW1,Frederick Thurston, Robert Collet

Box J3(b) 1950 - 1951

21/03/1950, Central Hall, Westminster, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Munchinger
22/03/1950, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult, BBC Chorus. Annotations on programme
Apr - June 1950, Bavarian Radio new music broadcast schedules
04/04/1950, Cowdray Hall, London, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Consort of Viols, Handbill
03/05/1950, Wigmore Hall, Quatuor de Saxophones de Paris, Geneviève Touraine, Irène Aïtoff,
Jun-50, Aldeburgh, 1950 Aldeburgh Festival programme summary
Jul-50, Cheltenham, 1950 Cheltenham Festival programme book. Newspaper cutting of review of Alwyn first symphony attached
05/09/1950, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, William Primrose, Basil Cameron, Nancy Evans,
13/11/1950, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler. Part of the Mysore Concerts series. Review draft on programme
11/12/1950, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler. Part of the Mysore Concerts series.
Dec 1950 - Jan 1951, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, English Opera Group. Britten, Let's make an opera
07/02/1951, Town Hall, Chelsea, London Mozart Players, Harry Blech, Dennis Brain, Handbill
15/02/1951, Conway Hall, WC1, Haydn Orchestra, Harry Newstone, Kyla Greenbaum, Annotations on programme
03/03/1951, Salle Erard, W1, Michael Mann, Yaltah Menuhin,
14/03/1951, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult, Alfredo Campoli, Newspaper cuttings attached
31/05/1951, Victoria and Albert Museum, Jacques Orchestra, Frederick Thurston, John Pritchard, Aaron Copland. Festival of Britain concert. Copland conducted his clarinet concerto
Jun-51, Aldeburgh. 1951 Festival brochure (part of the Festival of Britain). Notes by Keller referring to Schoenberg Chamber Symphony and Britten St Nicholas attached.
May - June 1951, London. Eight concerts of Purcell (part of the Festival of Britain), given by the Purcell Society
19/02/1951, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Erich Kleiber,
22/06/1951, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Covent Garden Opera, Karl Rankl. Wagner, Parsifal
21/05/1951, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Karl Rankl. Some annotations on the programme by Keller
July - August 1951, Salzburg. Festival brochure, comments throughout in Keller's handwriting
21/07/1951, Royal Festival Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, Dulwich College Choir, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, Richard Arnell, Benjamin Britten, Phyllis Sellick, Joan Cross, Anne Wood, Peter Pears.
10/09/1951, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Alan Loveday, Iris Loveridge. Annotations on programme
23/10/1951, Sadler's Wells, Sadler's Wells Opera, Charles, Mackerras. Mozart, Figaro. Annotations on programme
17/12/1951, Wigmore Hall, Peter Wallfisch. Handbill

J3(c) 1952 - 54

06/03/1952,Wigmore Hall. Marguerite Roesgen-Champion, Myra Verney
08/03/1952, Wigmore Hall. Edna Iles. Handbill and concert ticket
08/03/1952, Cowdray Hall. Nathalie Dolmetsch, Christopher Wood.
08/03/1952, Wigmore Hall. Indig Quartet. Handbill and concert ticket.
28/03/1952, All Saints' Church, Langham Place, W1. Prisma Concert Society. Annotated by Keller and Donald Mitchell
15/04/1952, Chelsea Town Hall. Haydn Orchestra, Harry Newstone, Peter Wallfisch. Handbill and part programme annotated by Keller
07/05/1952, Royal Empire society. Dominion Orchestra, Hans-Hubert Schönzeler. Programme annotated by Keller
13/05/1952, BBC Studio Maida Vale. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, John Pritchard. London Contemporary Music Centre concert. Handbill anntated by Keller.
29/05/1952, Wigmore Hall. Haydn Orchestra, Harry Newstone.
Jun - Jul 1952. 1952 Salzburg Festival programme book. Annotated throughout by Keller. With individual programmes for six events, also annotated by Keller.
04/10/1952, Wigmore Hall. June Kovach. Handbill, MS and typed annotations by Keller.
05/10/1952, Victoria and Albert Museum, Kathleen Ferrier, Peter Pears, Gerald Moore. Typed notes on programme
09/10/1952, Stoll Theatre, Kingsway, William Warfield, Cab Calloway. Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
15/10/1952, RBA Galleries, SW1, Röntgen String Quartet. Handbill. Annotations.
26/10/1952, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Thomas Matthews. Minor annotations
29/10/1952, Arts Council Great Drawing Room, SW1, Cecil Aronowitz, Hubert du Plessis, Jacob de Vries, Eli Goren, Edith Osler. Handbill. Annotations.
16/11/1952, Palace Theatre, London Symphony Orchestra, Robert Irving, Humphrey Searle, Edith Sitwell, Dylan Thomas, Gordon Watson. Minor annotations
19/11/1952, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Covent Garden Opera, John Barbirolli. Puccini, Boheme
May- Jun 1953, Royal Festival Hall. Eight cornonation concerts presented by the Royal Philharmonic Society
13/06/1953, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Covent Garden Opera, John Pritchard. Britten, Gloriana. 2nd performance. Annotations on programme
July - August 1953, Salzburg, 1953 Festival Brochure
07/07/1953, Stadsschouwberg, Amsterdam. Berg, Lulu. Notes on programme in German. Part of 1953 Holland Festival
19/08/1953, Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bruno Walter.
30/09/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Paul Hamburger. Handbills. Annotations
07/10/1953, Wigmore Hall, Robert Stevenson. Handbill. Annotations. Newspaper cuttings attached
09/10/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Jacques Orchestra, Reginald Jacques, Alfredo Campoli. Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
15/10/1953, Wigmore Hall, Adèle Leigh, Peter Gellhorn. Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
21/10/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Suzanne Rosza, Paul Hamburger. Handbills. Annotations
26/10/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anthony Bernard, Jennie Tourel, Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
01/11/1953, Wigmore Hall, Arthur Gold, Robert Fizdale. Handbills. Annotations. Newspaper cuttings attached
2 Nov - 14 Dec, Arts Council Great Drawing Room, SW1, MacNaghten New Music Group, Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
09/11/1953, Wigmore Hall, Leppard Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, Thurston Dart. Annotations on programme
12/11/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Intimate Opera. Handbills and programmes. Annotations
18/11/1953, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Sacher, Dennis Brain. Minor annotations
24/11/1953, RBA Galleries, SW1, Chalumeau Wind Ensemble, Mary Whittington, John Streets. Handbills. Newspaper cutting attached
25/11/1953, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Beecham. Annotations on programme
26/11/1953, Morley College, programme and handbill. Both annotated. Newspaper cuttings attached.
08/12/1953, Morley College, Goldsbrough Orchestra Brass, Peter Racine Fricker, Morley College Choir. Handbill
09/12/1953, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Covent Garden Opera, Reginald Goodall. Britten, Peter Grimes. Annotations on programme
22/12/1953, Church of St. George-the-Martyr, Queen Square, London Bach Group, John Minchinton, Peter Pears, Rosemary Phillips, Daniel McCoshan, Michael Langdon. Handbill
13/01/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Hallé Orchestra, John Barbirolli. Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
14/01/1954, Royal Festival Hall. Recital Room, Louise Sumner, Victoria Elliott. Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
20/01/1954, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Paul Kletzki. Newspaper cuttings attached
July - August 1954, Salzburg Festival brochure
23/01/1954, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Clemens Kraus,
24/01/1954, Victoria and Albert Museum, Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten. Newspaper cuttings attached
25/01/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Recital Room, Lœwenguth Quartet. Handbill with annotations and newspaper cutting attached
27/01/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Arnell, Harold Kohon, Annotations on programme
03/02/1954, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Clemens Kraus,
11/02/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Recital Room, Hirsch String Quartet. Annotations on programme
10/03/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Nelson Cooke, Colin Kingsley. Handbill with annotations
April - June 1954, Season brochure for Bavarian Radio concerts of new music
22/06/1954, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Fritz Stiedry,
June - July 1954. 1954 Holland Festival brochure
02/07/1954, Kurzaal, Scheveningen, Concertgebouw Orkest, Eugene Ormany, Eleanor Steber
04/07/1954, Gebouw van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, 's-Gravenhage, Nederlandsche opera. Part of 1954 Holland Festival. Some shorthand annotations on programme
06/07/1954, Gebouw voor Kunsten en Wetenschappen, 's-Gravenhage, Nederlandsche opera. Part of 1954 Holland Festival.
07/07/1954, Kurzaal, Scheveningen, Residentie Orkest, Carlo Maria Giulini, Theo Bruins. Part of 1954 Holland Festival
08/07/1954, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw Orkest, Josef Krips. Part of 1954 Holland Festival. Some annotations in programme
14/07/1954, Bachsaal, Amsterdam. Part of 1954 Holland Festival. Some annotations in programme
15/07/1954, Kurzaal, Scheveningen, Residentie Orkest, Otto Klemperer, Maria Stader. Part of 1954 Holland Festival. Some annotations in programme
July - Aug 1954, Salzburg Festival programme book
29/08/1954, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Mozarteum-Orchester, Bernhard Paumgartner, Ingrid Haebler, Kurt Redl. Annotations on programme
15/08/1954, Prinzregententheater, Munich, Bayerische Staatsoper. Pfitzner, Palestrina: Part of Munich Festival. Annotations on brochure
16-17/10/54, Festhalle, Donaueschingen, Südwestfunkorchester, Baden-Baden. Jazz-Orchester Kurt Edelhagen, John Cage, David Tudor. Modest annotations on programme
28/10/1954, Town Hall, Chelsea, Goldsbrough Orchestra, Harry Samuel, Benjamin Kaplan. Annotations on programme. Newspaper cuttings attached.
Nov 1954 - Jan 1955, Leighton House Art Gallery, Alexander Orchestra, Joan Bickers,
03/11/1954, Wigmore Hall, Fritz Reizenstein, Handbill with annotations
05/11/1954, Royal Festival Hall, Recital Room, St. Cecilia Trio. Handbill
06/11/1954, Parish Church, Hampstead, Hampstead Choral Society, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Martindale Sidwell, Eileen McLoughlin, Rosemary Phillips, Peter Pears, James Atkins, Ralph Downes. Handbill
07/11/1954, Mahatma Gandhi Hall, Fitzroy Square, Vegh Quartet. Handbill
08/11/1954, St. Pancras Town Hall, Haydn Orchestra, Hans Ucko, Ilse Wolf, David Galliver, Patricia Clark, Leslie Fyson, Jeannette Sinclair. Handbill
14/11/1954, Wigmore Hall, Roy Henderson, Gerald Moore, Nottingham Oriana Choir, Gwendolin Mason. Handbill and programme
19/11/1954, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Rudolf Kempe, Julius Patzak, Sylvia Fisher. Fidelio: programme heavily annotated (possible review?)
14/12/1954, [ICA Gallery, Dover Street], Elizabethan Singers, Louis Halsey, Julian Bream. Venue given on previous programme in series
20/12/1954, Wigmore Hall, Maria Lidka, Peter Gellhorn. Handbill
22/12/1954, Morley College, Purcell Singers, Peter, Pears. Annotated by Peter Pears
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1929 - 1954
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Not Specific
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