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Collection name Hans Keller Archive concert programmes. Box BBC/F2: South Bank Centre concerts1956 - 1968
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Description Box containing programmes for South Bank Centre concerts for which Keller wrote notes for some or all of the works in the concert. In many cases the original typescripts are also available. They span 1956-1968.

BBC F2: South Bank Centre concerts 1956 – 1968

10/10/1956, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Beecham. Notes for Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K. 201; Alwyn, Symphony no. 3 (first performance); Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor
05/10/1960, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Chorus, BBC Choral Society, Rudolf Schwarz, Elsie Morison, Norma Procter, William Herbert, Marian Nowakowski, Edith Vogel. Notes for Beethoven, Overture Leonora no. 2; Choral fantasia; Mozart, Requiem mass, K. 626
19/10/1960, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Maderna, Helga Pilarczyk. Notes for Schoenberg, Songs with orchestra, op.22
08/02/1961, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Christian Ferras. Notes for Bach, Violin Concerto in E; Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor. Programme included first performance of Roberto Gerhard's Collages.
22/03/1961, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Hans Rosbaud, Tibor Varga, Aloys Kontarsky. Notes for Stravinsky, Movements for piano and orchestra; Schoenberg, Violin concerto, Op. 36
29/11/1961, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Maderna, BBC Chorus, Marius Goring. Essay: Schoenberg the developer. Programme marks 10th anniversary of Schoenberg's death. Chamber symphony, op. 9b; Prelude to Genesis, op. 44; Verklärte Nacht, op. 4; A survivor from Warsaw, op. 46; Variations for orchestra, op. 31
17/10/1962, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gielen, BBC Chorus, Derrick Olsen, Nell Gotovsky. Notes for Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor; Schoenberg, Die Glückliche Hand; Beethoven, Violin concerto in D major, op. 61; Overture Leonora no.3
14/11/1962, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati. Notes for Schoenberg, Moses and Aaron, Dance round the golden calf
20/03/1963, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Dean Dixon, Zvi Zeitlin. Notes for Brahms, Violin concerto in D major,
13/11/1963, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati, Heather Harper, Erika Schmidt, Herbert Schachtscheneider, Derrik Olsen. Notes for Schoenberg, Von Heute auf Morgen; Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
09/12/1967, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Amadeus String Quartet, Cecil Aronowitz. Notes for Mozart, String quintets: D major, K. 593; G minor, K. 516; C major, K. 515
09/11/1968, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Quartetto Italiano. Notes for Brahms, String quartet in C minor, op. 51 no. 1; Webern, Five movements for string quartet, op. 5
23/10/1968, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Eliahu Inbal, Zvi Zeitlin. Notes for Schoenberg, Violin concerto, op. 36

Date range 1956 - 1968
Associated People and Organisations Amadeus String Quartet - Aronowitz, Cecil - BBC Choral Society - BBC Chorus - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Beecham, Thomas - Dixon, Dean - Dorati, Antal - Ferras, Christian - Gielen, Michael - Marius Goring - Nell Gotovsky - Harper, Heather - Herbert, William - Inbal, Eliahu - Kontarsky, Aloys - Maderna, Bruno - Morison, Elsie - Nowakowski, Marian - Olsen, Derrik - Pilarczyk, Helga - Procter, Norma - Quartetto Italiano - Rosbaud, Hans - Herbert Schachtscheneider - Erika Schmidt - Schwarz, Rudolf - Varga, Tibor - Vogel, Edith - Zeitlin, Zvi -
Associated Places Royal Festival Hall Queen Elizabeth Hall South Bank Centre
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970
Associated Content Analytical Notes First performances Musical Examples Orchestra Lists Photographs Programme notes
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