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Collection name Roberto Gerhard concert programme collection: Box 2
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Description Concert programmes featuring performances of single works by Roberto Gerhard. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order of composition.

Box 2: Concerto for piano and string orchestra - L'Infantament meravellos de Shahrazada

Concerto for piano and string orchestra (1951)
16/09/1961, SWF Musikstudio, Sudwestfunkorchester, Hans Rosbaud, Maria Bergman.
14/08/1963, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Malcolm Binns
01/12/1977 and 03/12/1977, Teatro Principal, Valencia, Orquesta Municipal de Valencia, Jose Ferriz, Perfecto Garcia Chornet

Violin concerto (1942-43),
16/06/1950, Teatro Comunale, Firenze, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Antonio Brosa, Andrea Morosini
12/02/1958, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Schwarz, Bronislav Gimpel
29/07/1960, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Yfrah Neaman
18/12/1964, Valls, Xavier Turull, Angel Soler. Violin with piano accompaniment
20/06/1973, Valls, Xavier Turull, Angel Soler. Violin with piano accompaniment
10/03/1974, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hans Vonk, Erich Gruenberg,
04/08/1975, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Atherton, Erich Gruenberg
07/12/1976, Morley College, Morley Symphony Orchestra, Guy Wolfenden, Andrew Watkinson

Coriolanus. Incidental Music (1959)
07/07/1959, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Theatre Orchestra, Harold Ingram. First performance

Cymbeline. Incidental Music (1949), 1949, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Don Quixote. Ballet. First version (1941)
11/02/1942, Arts Theatre, Cambridge, BBC Chamber Orchestra, Constant Lambert. Ballet suite
04/06/1947, Copenhagen, André Souris. Ballet suite

Don Quixote. Ballet. Second version (1947)
16/12/1957, Royal Festival Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eleazar De Carvalho. Ballet suite
31/07/1958, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Basil Cameron. Ballet suite
12/11/1961, Windsor, Ontario, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Valter Poole. Ballet suite
11/06/1976, Trinity College, Cambridge. Ballet suite
24/05/1984, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Alberto Portugheis. Piano arrangement

The Duenna (1947)
27/06/1951, Frankfurt, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Part of 25th Festival of the ISNM
16/09/1961, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Marie Collier. Two songs performed as part of the Last Night of the Proms
29/04/1972, BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, David Atherton. Memo detailing BBC recording for broadcast on Radio 3.
Jan-92, Teatro Lίrico Nacional, Madrid, Felicity Palmer, Richard Van Allen, Antoni Ros-Marba. David Drew's performing edition
17/09/1992, Grand Theatre, Leeds, Opera North, Antoni Ros-Marba. British premiere. David Drew's performing edition. Newspaper articles included.
Feb-92, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Felicity Palmer, Richard Van Allen, Antoni Ros-Marba. David Drew's performing edition

Epithalamion (1966)
12/07/1968, Town Hall, Cheltenham, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar. Part of 1968 Cheltenham Festival
27/04/1971, Royal Festival Hall, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Edward Downes.
1966, Italy. Brochure for the 65-66 Premio Marzotto. Epithalamion was a prize-winner.

Gemini (1966)
20/11/1967, Wayne State University, Morris Hochberg, Sylvia Hochberg. World premiere
14/01/1972, University of Michigan, Gustave Rosseels, Wallace Berry
22/11/1972, Purcell Room, Denes Zsigmondy, Annelise Nissen
11/11/1973, University of Michigan, Gustave Rosseels, Wallace Berry

Haiku (1922, rev. 1958)
02/05/1964, Royal Festival Hall, Philomusica of London, John Tobin
20/02/1969?, Cambridge University, Music School, Webern Ensemble, Susan Bradshaw, John Steel

Hymnody (1963)
13/08/1965, Royal Albert Hall, Virtuoso Ensemble,
24/04/1966, Guildhall, Cambridge, Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra, David Atherton. CUMC 70th birthday concert for Gerhard. Ill-heath prevented him from conducting the work.
16/05/1968, Club 49, Barcelona, Conjunt Instrumental, Konstantin Simonovic
16/04/1971, University of Michigan, Contemporary Directions Ensemble

Impromptus for piano (1950)
17/02/1958, Queen's University, Belfast, Raymond Warren

L'Infantament meravellos de Schahrazada (1916-17)
16/02/1962, Arts Council, 4 St James's Square, Colin Kingsley, Noelle Barker. Macnaghten concert
13/08/1974, Barcelona, Carme Decamp, Carme Poch

Date range -
Associated People and Organisations Gerhard, Roberto - Atherton, David - Barker, Noelle - BBC Chamber Orchestra - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Bergmann, Maria - Wallace Berry - Binns, Malcolm - Bradshaw, Susan - Brosa, Antonio - Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra - Cameron, Basil - Perfecto Garcia Chornet - Marie Collier - Conjunt Instrumental - Contemporary Directions Ensemble - Carvalho, Eleazar de - Carme Decamp - del Mar, Norman - Detroit Symphony Orchestra - Downes, Edward - Jose Ferriz - Gimpel, Bronislav - Gruenberg, Erich - Morris Hochberg - Sylvia Hochberg - Harold Ingram - Kingsley, Colin - Lambert, Constant - London Philharmonic Orchestra - London Symphony Orchestra - Morley Symphony Orchestra - Andrea Morosini - Neaman, Yfrah - New Philharmonia Orchestra - Nissen, Anneliese - Opera North - Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Orquesta Municipal de Valencia - Palmer, Felicity - Philomusica of London - Carne Poch - Valter Poole - Portugheis, Alberto - Rosbaud, Hans - Antoni Ros-Marba - Gustave Rosseels - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Sargent, Malcolm - Schwarz, Rudolf - Konstantin Simonovic - Angel Soler - Andre Souris - Staatstheater Wiesbaden - Steel, John - Sudwestfunkorchester - Tobin, John - Xavier Turull - Richard Van Allen - Virtuoso ensemble of London - Vonk, Hans - Warren, Raymond - Watkinson, Andrew - Webern Ensemble - Guy Wolfenden - Zsigmondy, Dénes -
Associated Places Arts Council of Great Britain, 4 St. James's Square Arts Theatre, Cambridge BBC Studio One University of Cambridge: Music School Club 49, Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona Grand Theatre, Leeds Guildhall, Cambridge Morley College Purcell Room Queen Elizabeth Hall Queen's University Belfast Royal Albert Hall Royal Festival Hall Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon SWF Musikstudio Teatro Comunale di Firenze Teatro Lirico Nacional, Madrid Teatro Principal, Valencia Town Hall, Cheltenham Trinity College, University of Cambridge University of Michigan Valls Wayne State University Windsor, Ontario
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970
Associated Content Analytical Notes First performances Handbills Orchestra Lists Photographs Press Cuttings Programme notes
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