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Collection name Hans Keller Archive concert programmes. Box F1
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Description Box containing programmes for which Keller wrote notes for some or all of the works in the concert. They span 1956-1985 but exclude the time Keller was at the BBC (see BBC/F1 - 5 for listings of those programmes).

Box F1

16/05/1956, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Philharmonic, Rafael Kubelik, Hilda G├╝den. Notes for all works in programme
06/11/1956. Concertbebouw. Nederlands Kamerorkest. Skalkottas, Ten Sketches for Strings. TS, 5pp of programme note.
18/12/1956, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Norman Del Mar, Louis Armstrong. Notes for Brahms, Tragic Overture, op.81. Also contains ms additional notes.
25/11/1958, London, Haydn Trio, Notes for all works in programme
11/04/1967, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Groves, Esther Glazer. Notes for Schoenberg, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 36
1952, Salzburg, Festival Brochure. Includes essay: Mozart Heute
29/09/1975, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Chilingirian String Quartet. Notes for Haydn, String Quartet in D minor, op. 9 no. 4; String Quartet in E flat major, op. 20 no. 1; String Quartet in C major, op. 54 no. 2; String quartet in G major, op. 76 no.1
01/03/1976, St John's, Smith Square, Tel Aviv String Quartet. Notes for Hindemith, String Quartet no. 4, op. 32; Mozart, String Quartet in B flat major, K. 589; Smetana, String Quartet no. 1 in E minor, "From my life"
11/10/1976. Leeds. Amadeus Quartet, Gervase de Peyer. Mozart Clarinet Quintet, K.581; Smetana String Quartet no.1 'From my life'. Page from programme with notes ONLY.
22/02/1977. Royal Festival Hall. New Philharmonia Orchestra, Philip Ledger, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Peter Pears, Michael Thompson, Thomas Trotter. Tribute to Benjamin Britten. Keller contributed "Britten - an assessment". Other programme notes by William Mann.
13/02/1978, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Amadeus String Quartet. Notes for Mozart, String Quartet in G major, K. 156; Beethoven, String Quartet in B flat major, op. 130
08/05/1978, Wigmore Hall, Chilingirian String Quartet. Notes for Haydn, String Quartet in B minor, op. 33 no. 1; String Quartet in B flat major, op. 50 no. 1; String Quartet in D minor, op. 42; String Quartet in B minor, op. 64 no. 2
25/10/1978, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Victoria Postnikova. Notes for Schreker, The Birthday of the Infanta. NOTE: programme sketched upon (possibly by Cosman)
05/09/1979, Royal Albert Hall, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim. Essay: Symphonic thought and feeling as programme note for: Tal, Symphony no. 3; Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, op. 58; Dvorak, Symphony no. 8 in G major, op. 88..
Sep-1980, Maltings, Snape. Essay: Beethoven's chamber music: the nature of its thought in festival brochure.
29/09/1980, Maltings, Snape, Gabrieli String Quartet, Henryk Szeryng, Ian Brown. Notes for Beethoven, Sonata for violin and piano, no. 5 in F major, op. 24, The Spring; Sonata for violin and piano no. 9 in A major, op. 47, Kreutzer; String Quartet in F major, op. 59 no. 1, Rasumovsky.
30/09/1980, Maltings, Snape, Gabrieli String Quartet, Magdalena Falewicz, Martin Isepp, Rudolf Firkusny, Barry Tuckwell,Thea King, Roger Birnstingl, Rodney Slatford. Notes for Beethoven, String Quartet in E flat major, op. 74, The Harp; Sonata for horn and piano in F major, op. 17; Septet in E flat major, op. 20
01/10/1980, Maltings, Snape, Gabrieli String Quartet, William Bennett, Robert Holl, Martin Isepp, Rudolf Firkusny, Barry Tuckwell, Thea King, Neil Black, Roger, Birnstingl. Notes for Beethoven, Serenade for flute, violin and viola in D major, op. 25; An die ferne Geliebte, op. 98; Quintet for piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn in E flat major, op. 16; String Quartet in a minor, op. 132.
04/10/1980, Maltings, Snape, Pierre Fournier, Rudolf Firkusny. Notes for Beethoven, Sonata for piano in E minor, op. 90; Sonata for cello and piano in A major, op. 69. Chopin, Sonata for cello and piano in G minor, op. 65.
05/10/1980, Maltings, Snape, Gabrieli String Quartet, Kenneth Essex, Anthony Goldstone, Kenneth Sillito, Keith Harvey. Notes for Beethoven, String Quintet in C major, op. 29; Trio for piano, violin and cello in B flat major, op. 97, The Archduke. Chopin, Trio for piano, violin and cello in G minor, op. 8..
12/08/1982. Royal Albert Hall. BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves, Iona Brown. Programme notes for whole concert: Mozart Symphony no.39 in E flat, K.543; Mendelssohn Violin concerto, op.64; Hindemith Nobilissima visione suite; Johann Strauss II Tales from the Vienna Woods.
Jun-1983, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London Sinfonietta. Essay: A personal view of Vienna's 20's and 30's. in the "Vienna: reaction and revolution" concert series brochure.
Dec-1984. Essay: Franz Schmidt as introduction to Franz Schmidt Festival brochure. Brochure proofs also accompany programme.
25/05/1984. Westminster School. Yehudi Menuhin School pupils, Yehudi menuhin. First Adrian Boult Memorial Concert to support the Boult Concerts for Young Musicians. Possible note for the Schubert Quintet with programme (but found separately).
06/12/1984, St Paul's, Knightsbridge, Allegri Quartet, Thea King, Clifford Benson. Concert in Franz Schmidt Festival.
07/12/1984, Royal College of Organists, Susi Jeans, Concert in Franz Schmidt Festival
08/12/1984, BBC Studio 1, Delaware Road, W11, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Pritchard. Concert in Franz Schmidt Festival
29/11/1985. Guildhall, City of London. Yehudi menuhin School String Quartet, Louis Kentner. Haydn, String Quartet in G majore, op. 76 no. 1; Beethoven, Piano Sonata in E flat majore, op. 81a, Les Adieux; Dvorak, Quintet for piano and strings, no. 2 in A major, op. 81.
Date range 1956 - 1985
Associated People and Organisations Armstrong, Louis - Barenboim, Daniel - Bennett, William - Benson, Clifford - Birnstingl, Roger - Black, Neil - Ian Brown - del Mar, Norman - Essex, Kenneth - Magdalena Falewicz - Firkusny, Rudolf - Fournier, Pierre - Glazer, Esther - Goldstone, Anthony - Groves, Charles - Gueden, Hilde - Harvey, Keith - Holl, Robert - Isepp, Martin - Jeans, Susi - Keller, Hans - Kentner, Louis 1905 - 1987 King, Thea - Kubelik, Rafael - Mehta, Zubin - Postnikova, Victoria - Pritchard, John - Rozhdestvensky, Gennadi - Sillito, Kenneth - Rodney Slatford - Szeryng, Henryk - Tuckwell, Barry - Allegri String Quartet - Amadeus String Quartet - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Chilingirian String Quartet - Gabriele String Quartet - Haydn Trio - Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - London Sinfonietta - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Tel Aviv String Quartet - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Yehudi Menuhin School String Quartet -
Associated Places BBC Studio One Free Trade Hall Guildhall, City of London Maltings Arts Centre, Snape Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Queen Elizabeth Hall Royal Albert Hall Royal College of Organists Royal Festival Hall Salzburg St. John's Smith Square St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge Wigmore Hall
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970 20th century - late 1971-1999
Associated Content Analytical Notes Brochures First performances Musical Examples Orchestra Lists Photographs Programme notes
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