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Collection Title
Leonard Darke Collection, 1945-49
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1945
5 December 1945, Wigmore Hall, Jani Strasser, Elisabeth Abercrombie, Catherine Lawson, Léon Goossens, Suzanne Rozsa, Neville Marriner, Jean McCartney, Martin Lovett, Antony Hopkins, Consort of Morley College Recorder Players
9 December 1945, Cambridge Theatre Sunday Concerts, Cambridge Theatre, Enrique Jordà, New London Orchestra, Lucille Wallace, Clifford Curzon
15 December 1945, Royal Philharmonic Society, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

1946
6 January 1946, Cambridge Theatre Sunday Concerts, Cambridge Theatre, New London Orchestra, Charles Groves, Moiseiwitsch
Prospectus for Wednesday Concerts at Queen Mary Hall 1946
8 February 1946, National Gallery Concerts, National Gallery, Budapest Trio
9 February 1946, Robert Mayer Concerts for Children, Royal Opera House, London Symphony Orchestra, Boyd Neel, Owen Brannigan, Pauline Juler
10 February 1946, Harold Holt Sunday Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Victor Olof, Alfredo Campoli
23 February 1946, Robert Mayer Concerts for Children, Royal Opera House, National Symphony Orchestra, Boyd Neel, Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
24 February 1946, Harold Holt Sunday Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Maurice Eisenberg
4 March 1946, King's Theatre, London Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Bernard, Alexandre Tcherepnin
13 March 1946, Wednesday Concerts, Queen Mary Hall, Alexandre Tcherepnine, Lili Larsen, Ivor Newton
17 March 1946, Harold Holt Sunday Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Malcolm Sargent, Peter Stadlen
23 March 1946, Robert Mayer Concerts for Children, Central Hall Westminster, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Boyd Neel, Michael Tippett, John Hunt, Morley College Choir
31 March 1946, Harold Holt Sunday Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Pouishnoff
31 March 1946, Whitehall Theatre, Chow Shiao-Yen, Lee Hsien-Ming, Alexandre Tcherepnine
13 April 1946, Robert Mayer Concerts for Children, Central Hall Westminster, London Symphony Orchestra, Boyd Neel, Léon Goossens
23 April 1946, Wigmore Hall, Lucille Wallace
26 April 1946, Royal Albert Hall, New London Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Yfrah Neaman

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
30 April 1946, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Denis Matthews, Dennis Brain Wind Quintet
14 May 1946, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Franz Osborn, James Whitehead, Frederick Thurston, Jan van der Gucht
28 May 1946, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Franz Osborn, Max Rostal, Maria Lidka, Muriel Taylor, James Merritt Jr., Pauline Juler, Archie Camden, Dennis Brain

The programmes of the following six concerts all appear in one brochure :
6 May 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Maggie Teyte, Marie Korchinska
20 May 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Iris Loveridge, Gareth Morris, James Whitehead
3 June 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Léon Goossens
17 June 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Frederick Grinke
1 July 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Max Gilbert
15 July 1946, Chelsea Town Hall, Boyd Neel Orchestra

7 May 1946, Royal Opera House, Sadler's Wells Ballet, Constant Lambert, Geoffrey Corbett
13 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Schnabel
16 May 1946, Wigmore Hall, Brabazon-Lowther, John Wills
20 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Schnabel, Philharmonia Orchestra, Dobrowen
23 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, New London Orchestra, Alec Sherman, Elisabeth Schumann
27 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Schnabel, Philharmonia Orchestra, Dobrowen
29 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Schnabel
31 May 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Schnabel, Grumiaux, Fournier, Philharmonia Orchestra, Galliera
23 June 1946, Harold Holt Sunday Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati, Yehudi Menuhin
24 June 1946, Royal Albert Hall, Yehudi Menuhin, Gerald Moore
Prospectus for Promenade Concerts 1946
Prospectus for London Philharmonic Orchestra Sunday Symphony Concerts 1946-1947
22 September 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Victor de Sabata
6 October 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire de Paris, Charles Munch
20 October 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Victor de Sabata
24/25 October 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
Prospectus for Robert Mayer Concerts for Children 1946-1947

31 October 1946, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
3 November 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
7 November 1946, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
17 November 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum, Eugenia Zareszka
24 November 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum, Eileen Joyce
8 December 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet, Charles Gregory
15 December 1946, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet, Moura Lympany
Prospectus for London Philharmonic Orchestra concerts at Royal Opera House 1946-1947 part 2

The following programmes are undated within 1946 :
Robert Mayer Concerts for Children, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Boyd Neel, Jean Pougnet, David Martin, Frederick Grinke, Violet Palmer
Cambridge Theatre, New London Opera Company, Alberto Erede
Cambridge Theatre, New London Opera Company, Alberto Erede

Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Two (November 1946)
Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Three (December 1946)
Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Four (December 1946)

1947
2 March 1947, Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Cyril Smith
16 April 1947, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, Ida Haendel
29 April 1947, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, Adolf Busch
10 May 1947, Wigmore Hall, Clifford Curzon
16 May 1947, Philharmonia Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Dobrowen, Schnabel
20 May 1947, Philharmonia Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Dobrowen, Schnabel
23 May 1947, Philharmonia Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Galliera, Schnabel
30 May 1947, Central Hall Westminster, Cortot
8 June 1947, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Artur Schnabel
Prospectus for Promenade Concerts 1947
19 August 1947, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Isobel Baillie, Lionel Tertis, Moura Lympany
19 September 1947, Royal Albert Hall, Artur Rubinstein
12 October 1947, Royal Albert Hall, Artur Rubinstein, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron
25 October 1947, Wigmore Hall, Edwin Fischer
28 October 1947, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin
29 October 1947, Cowdray Hall, Joseph Cooper

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
30 October 1947, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
6 November 1947, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
13 November 1947, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter, Isobel Baillie, Kathleen Ferrier, Heddle Nash, William Parsons, London Philharmonic Choir

13 November 1947, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter, London Philharmonic Choir, Isobel Baillie, Kathleen Ferrier, Heddle Nash, William Parsons
18 November 1947, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Zorian String Quartet, Gareth Morris

Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Five (January 1947)
Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Seven (March 1947)
Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number (October 1947)
Crescendo Magazine (Robert Mayer Concerts for Children) Number Ten (December 1947)

1948
30 January 1948, Royal Albert Hall, Hallé Orchestra, John Barbirolli, Denis Matthews
2 March 1948, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Morley College Chamber Choir, Morley College String Ensemble, Michael Tippett, Alfred Deller, Walter Bergmann
4 March 1948, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler
11 March 1948, Annual Pensions Fund Concert, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler
18 March 1948, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear in one brochure :
5 April 1948, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Griller String Quartet, Dennis Brain, Max Gilbert
13 April 1948, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Griller String Quartet

10 April 1948, Henry Wood Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Clarence Raybould, Cortot
11 May 1948, Henry Wood Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Menuhin

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear in one brochure :
30 June 1948, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Margaret Maddison
1 July 1948, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Franz Osborn

4 July 1948, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Kirsten Flagstad

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear in one brochure :
7 July 1948, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Henry Holst
8 July 1948, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Henry Holst

13 September 1948, Winter Garden Theatre, Yehudi Menuhin, Louis Kentner
28 September 1948, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler
10 October 1948, Royal Opera House, Walter Gieseking
11 October 1948, New Era Concert Society, Royal Albert Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, Willem van Otterloo, Walter Gieseking
Prospectus for London Symphony Concerts 1948-1949
Prospectus for Royal Philharmonic Society concerts 1948-1949
26 October 1948, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Gina Bachauer
3 November 1948, Empress Hall, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Wilhelm Furtwängler, Myra Hess
25 November 1948, Wigmore Hall, Edwin Fischer
7 December 1948, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Edwin Fischer, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Gareth Morris

1949
26 January 1949, Town Hall Kensington, Denis Matthews
31 January 1949, Wigmore Hall, Joseph Cooper
15 March 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, New Italian Quartet
29 March 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Alma Musica
10 May 1949, Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Théatre des Champs-Elysées, Wilhelm Kempff, André Cluytens
11 May 1949, Théatre National de l'Opéra, Maurice Franck
18 May 1949, Busch Concerts, Chelsea Town Hall, Busch Quartet
20 May 1949, Busch Concerts, Chelsea Town Hall, Busch Quartet
24 May 1949, Busch Concerts, Chelsea Town Hall, Busch Quartet
27 May 1949, Royal Albert Hall, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy
29 May 1949, Wigmore Hall, Edwin Fischer
25 September 1949, Royal Opera House, Philharmonia Orchestra, Eugene Goossens, Edna Iles
30 September 1949, Wigmore Hall, Pat Champness, Ann Highton, Dorothy Evans, Deena Wallis
4 October 1949, Wigmore Hall, London Mozart Orchestra, Trevor Harvey, Joseph Cooper

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
25 October 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Griller String Quartet, Frederick Thurston
8 November 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Griller String Quartet
22 November 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Griller String Quartet, Edwin Fischer

3 December 1949, Wigmore Hall, Yang Lian-Shin, John Wills
13 December 1949, Chelsea Music Club, Chelsea Town Hall, Kathleen Ferrier, Gerald Moore

also includes several press cuttings from 1949 and a brochure for an exhibition of work by Maxwell Armfield at the Kensington Art Gallery 13-27 September 1949
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