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Collection name Berlioz Collection: Box 2 (1883-1969)
Unique identifier HB.7/5
Description Collection of ca. 60 programmes from concerts of works composed by Hector Berlioz, organised alphabetically by the title of the work, with performances of the same work grouped together (1883-1969). Information contained in the programmes varies widely, with some containing analytical programme notes with musical examples, song texts and translations, and names of ensemble members. First performances indicated. Some ticket stubs are attached to programmes, belonging to Cecil Hopkinson who donated the collection. Box 1 contains an index of all the contents of both boxes. Due to space constraints, theatrical productions are not included in the list below.

Marche funèbre, Hamlet:
London Symphony Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (19/3/34)

Harold en Italie:
Charles Hallé Orchestral Concerts: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (20/2/1883)
Beecham Sunday Concerts: London Philharmonic Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (23/11/33)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (24/2/37)
New York City Symphony Orchestra: Carnegie Hall (8/2/42)
WABF Program Magazine (5/50)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (2/3/51)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall, London (25/3/63)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (21/8/63)

Lélio
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (10/2/1895)

Les Nuits d'Été:
Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: London Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall, London (12/9/62)
Bromsgrove Festival: Gerald English (tenor), Christopher Robinson (piano): Shenstone College of Education (24/4/69)
Aspen Music Festival: Aspen Chamber Symphony: Aspen Amphitheatre, Aspen, USA (4/7/69)

Requiem:
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (15/2/1914)
Théatre National de l’Opera, Paris (23/1/45)
Philadelphia Orchestra: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (31/3/64)

Roméo et Juliette:
Société des Concerts: Conservatoire National de Musique, Paris (13/12/1903)
Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York: Carnegie Hall (12,13/11/31)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Queen’s Hall, London (3/12/36)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (31/3/61)
Orchestra Nazionale e Coro della Radiodiffusion-Television Française: Teatro alla Scala, Milan (8/6/61)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall, London (11/12/63)

Symphonie Fantastique:
[Unidentified. In German] (14/11/1898)
BBC Promenade Concerts: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen’s Hall, London (25/8/36)
Beecham Sunday Concerts: London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (11/10/36)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen’s Hall (2/11/38)
University Symphony Orchestra: Iowa Memorial Union, University of Iowa, USA (12/12/44)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall (31/10/45)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Royal Albert Hall (11/5/46)
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (26/10/47)
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Symphony Hall, Boston (3,4/11/50)
Insurance Orchestral Society of London: Royal Festival Hall (23/1/62)
London Symphony Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (24/8/63)
Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: London Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall (9/9/63)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall (5/12/63)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1/12/67)

Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale:
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (3/1/67)

Te Deum:
Société Musicales ‘Timbalier’ et ‘L’Accord’, Paris (28/3/1905)
Concerts Maurice Maquet, Lille: Hippodrome Lillois (25/12/1908)
Église Métropolitaine Notre-Dame de Paris (10/6/22)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Queen’s Hall (19/4/34)
Royal Choral Society: Royal Albert Hall (7/2/53)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (26/2/63)
Association Nationale Hector Berlioz: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (28/5/63)

Tristia:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (20/8/63)
Date range 1883 - 1969
Associated People and Organisations BBC Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - Edinburgh International Festival - Royal Philharmonic Society 1813 - London Philharmonic Orchestra - Beecham Sunday Concerts - Royal Choral Society - Scottish National Orchestra - Berlioz, Hector - London Symphony Orchestra - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - Charles Hallé Concerts - New York City Symphony Orchestra - Concerts-Colonne - BBC Henry Wood Promenade Concerts - Bromsgrove Festival - English, Gerald - Robinson, Christopher - Aspen Music Festival - Aspen Chamber Symphony - Philadelphia Orchestra - Société des Concerts - Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York - University Symphony Orchestra - Boston Symphony Orchestra - Insurance Orchestral Society of London - Concerts Maurice Maquet - Société Musicales ‘Timbalier’ et ‘L’Accord’ - Association Nationale Hector Berlioz - Orchestra Nazionale e Coro della Radiodiffusion-Television Française -
Associated Places Royal Opera House Wiener Konzerthaus Symphony Hall, Boston Hofburg-kapelle, Vienna Salle de Concert de Schola Cantorum, 269 Rue Saint-Jacques Musiksaal, Basel Royal Albert Hall Münchener Künstlertheater Salle des quatours Pleyel, 24 Rue Rochechouart Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Pieterskerk, Utrecht Royal Festival Hall Usher Hall, Edinburgh Saale der Sing-Akademie, Berlin Queen's Hall, London Carnegie Hall, New York Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris Shenstone College of Education, Bromsgrove Aspen Amphitheatre Théatre national de l’opéra, Paris Lincoln Center Conservatoire National de Musique, Paris Teatro alla Scala, Milan University of Iowa: Iowa Memorial Union Hippodrome Lillois Église Métropolitaine Notre-Dame de Paris
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970 19th century - late Victorian 1876-1899 20th century - early 1900-1930
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