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Esther Fisher Collection - Box 1
1. Wigmore Hall: 1923-1946
Programmes of Wigmore Hall recitals given by Esther Fisher
21 March 1923 (5 copies)
12 May 1924 (2 copies, one corrected to 10/6/24),
10 June 1924
16 October 1924 (4 copies)
7 May 1925
1 June 1926
22 June 1927 (2 copies)
1 March 1928 (4 copies)
7 March 1929 (8 copies)
11 June 1930 (7 copies)
25 February 1931 (with Cyril Scott; 16 copies)
6 December 1932 (with Cyril Scott; 7 copies)
3 May 1937? (18 copies)
17 November 1937 (with Betty Bannerman and Laurence Homes; with a flyer)
27 May 1946 (3 copies)
15 October 1947 (with Sophie Wyss, Winifred Small, Jean Stewart, Eric Gritton, Gareth Morris, Leonard Brain, Hirsch String Quartet)
9 November 1961 (with Aeolian String Quartet and Lyric Trio; 4 copies)

2. Miscellaneous London venues: 1925-1970 (8 folders)
Programmes of recitals given by Esther Fisher and others
Victoria and Albert Museum / League of Arts
29 November 1930 (with Murray Lambert)
18 March 1933 (3 copies; with Sybil Eaton)
3 February 1934 (with John McKenna, Reginald Goodall, Thelma Reiss, Herbert Murrill, Leonard Cassini)
31 October 1936 (with Flora Collins, Bertram Harrison)
Conway Hall / South Place Sunday Concerts Society; South Place Sunday Popular Concerts
30 October 1932 (with Murray Lambert, English Singers, Gwendoline Williams)
29 January 1933 (with Bessie Rawlins, Edith Hanson, Gilbert Bailey, Maude Dixon)
6 January 1935 (2 copies; with Rawlins String Quartet, Bessie Rawlins, Valentine Orde)
Cowdray Hall / Wednesday Afternoon Concerts
13 March 1940 (3 copies; with Sheila Melville, Jan Hambourg; Lilian Braithwaite, D.M. Stewart; Catherine O'Brien)
St. James's Church, Piccadilly
4 October 1956 (3 copies)
7 February 1957 (2 copies)
Central Hall, Westminster / Stock Exchange Orchestral Society: 20 March 1962 (programme booklet with 3 copies of a flyer; with Jean Pougnet)
Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields: 13 July 1970 (3 copies and 2 flyers; with Kelly Isaacs)
29 Hyde Park Square: 14 May 1929 (with Seymour Whinyates, Diana Lambert)
Grotrian Hall: 15 January 1931 (with Helen Perkin, Cyril Scott, Dorothea Vincent, Griller Quartet, Margot Wright, Megan Lloyd; flyer; Federation of Music Clubs)
Maudsley Hospital
15 November 1933 (with Thelma Reiss-Smith, Basil Parsons, Veronica Mansfield)
15 April 1936 (with the London Vocal Quartet)
Jewish Institute: 30 November 1933 (the Irish Trio, Dorothy Moulton; East London Junior Music Club; Robert Mayer Concerts for Children)
9 Chesterfield Gardens, W1: 30 January 1934 (2 copies; with Thelma Reiss, Joan Black, Rose Walter, Lillie Herman-Phillipps; London Salzburg Society)
Incorporated London Academy of Music
20 June 1934 (with Harold Colombatti, Stanley Chapple, Celia Turrill, Olive Byrne, Norman Chapple, Rita Sharpe)
15 Chester Terrace, Regent's Park
28 November 1936 (with Edith Hanson, May Walker, Marjorie Gunn, Dorothy Jones)
74 Grosvenor Street, W1 (Society of Women Musicians)
22 May 1943 (with Betty Bannerman, Winifred Small, Isabel Bedlington; with season flyer)
6 July 1946 (with Patricia Masset, Adelina Leon, Ella Ivimey)
Main Hall, Co-operative House, Peckham: 21 November 1945 (with Betty Bannerman, Jessie Furze; New English Musical Society)
4 St. James's Square, SW1: 19 February 1958 (Society of Women Musicians; with Nancy Thomas, Phyllis Spur)
5 St. James's Square, SW1: 3 July 1946? (5 copies; with Maggie Teyte)
Hampstead Concert Studio: 14/6/?? (with Betty Bannerman, Charles Lynch; 3 copies)
Belgian Institute: 11 May ????
Dartmouth House
15 January ???? (with Betty Bannerman; The English-Speaking Union)
Faculty of Arts [...]
1 December ???? (invitation card; with Cyril Scott; Helen Gaskell, Muriel Hay, Mirian Duncan, Francesca Duret, Sheridan Russell)
58 Cadogan Place
22 June ???? (with Betty Bannerman)
17 Eaton Square
10 December 1925 (with Montague Brearley, Betty Bannerman, Grace Shearer)
96 Eaton Place
7 December 1927 (with Sheridan Russell)
Central Library Hall
25 February 1934 (with the Irish Trio, Dorothy Moulton, Mona Leigh, Norina Semino;Tottenham Music Society)
65 Eaton Square:
11 March 1937 (with Betty Bannerman, Sybil Eaton)
3 March 1939 (3 copies; with Antonia Butler)
Dorchester Hotel
15 July 1937 (with Band of the Grenadier Guards, Garda Hall, Clara Serena, Laurence Holmes, Gerald Moore, Roy Mellish
25 Chartfield House, Putney
10 January 1939 (with Margaret Bissett, Harry Stubbs; Putney Music Club; 2 copies)
Mayfair Hotel
3 May 1939 (Artists' General Benevolent Institution)
Cheshunt Parish Church
17 September 1945 (2 copies; with Betty Bannerman, Antonia Butler)
[No venue]
31 May 1946 (with Leslie Duff; Viola Tunnard; Hendon and District Music Society)
Stationers Hall
11 October 1966 (Worshipful Company of Musicians; with Amaryllis Fleming)
Queen's Hall:
22 June 1920 (Ferruccio Busoni)
12 March 1938 (Sergei Rachmaninoff)
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Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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