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Collection name Roberto Gerhard concert programme collection: Box 5
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Description Concert programmes featuring more than one work by Roberto Gerhard. These are arranged in date order.

Box 5: 1929 – 1970.

22/12/1929, Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, Orquestra de Corda, Roberto Gerhard, Works performed: Concertino; 7 Hai-kai; Wind quintet; Cançons populars Catalanes; Sardana 1; Sardana 2

1954, Shakespeare memorial Theatre, Season brochure including Taming of the Shrew; Midsummer Night's Dream

24/11/1958, University of Cambridge: Music School, Downing Place, John Williams. Items in J.B. Trend memorial concert. Works performed: Canciones de guitarra; Fantasia for guitar.

18/05/1960, Wayne State University, Carolyn Grimes, Walter Schrott, Roberto Gerhard. Works performed: Three impromptus for piano; Cancionero for voice and piano; Lament for the death of a bull fighter. Concert included a lecture on electronic music and tape composition by Gerhard, and a closing discussion.

18/04/1963, Parrenin String Quartet. Pages torn from Spring 1963 BBC Third Programme schedules. First performance of String Quartet no. 2

23/05/1963, Virtuoso Ensemble, Jacques-Louis Monod. Pages torn from Spring 1963 BBC Third Programmes schedules. Work performed: Hymnody

08/11/1965, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati. Work performed: Symphony no. 1. In BBC Third Programme Oct - Dec schedule booklet

Nov-65, Third Programme production of Pericles. Listed in Oct-Dec 1965 schedule booklet

Feb - Mar 1965, Mary Thomas, Malcolm Binns, Leonardo Wind Quintet, Parrenin String Quartet, Dennis Brain Wind Quintet. Pages torn from Jan - Mar 1965 BBC Third Programme schedules. Works broadcast in a five concert series: Piano impromptus; 7 Haiku; Wind quintet; String Quartet no. 2; Nonet; Concert for eight.

24/09/1966, Commonwealth Institute, Parrenin String Quartet, Margaret Price, Yfrah Neaman, Susan Bradshaw, James Lockhart. A MacNaghten concert. Works performed: String quartet no. 2; Duo concertante for violin and piano; L'Infantament meravellos de Schahrazada.

01/04/1969, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Vesuvius Ensemble, John Williams, Robert Tear. Park Lane Group concert to honour Gerhard, PLG President in 1969. Works performed: 7 Haiku; Fantasia for guitar; Sonata for cello and piano; Libra; Nonet.

14/08/1969, Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center, Zsigismondy-Nissen Duo, Rosen Quartet, Robert Willoughby. Concert in 1969 Congregation of the Arts. Gerhard a composer in residence. Works performed: Capriccio for solo flute; Gemini; Death of a bullfighter; String quartet no. 1.

17/08/1969, Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth Festival Orchestra, Luise Vosgerschian. Concert in 1969 Congregation of the Arts. Gerhard a composer in residence. Works performed: Concerto for piano and string orchestra; Pedrelliana.

21/08/1969, Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center, Nelsey Walker, Rosen Quartet. Concert in 1969 Congregation of the Arts. Gerhard a composer in residence. Works performed: Cantares; DNA: audiomobile II; String quartet no. 2; Libra.

23/08/1969, Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth Festival Orchestra, Nelsey Walker. Concert in 1969 Congregation of the Arts brochure. Gerhard a composer in residence. Works performed: Six Catalan songs; Leo (world premiere); Symphony no. 3, "Collages".

26/10/1969, University of Cambridge: Lady Mitchell Hall, David Atherton, Yfrah Neaman.
Concert part of the BBC Music Programme Weekend in Cambridge. Works performed: Chaconne for unaccompanied violin; Libra

05/03/1970, Purcell Room, Justin Connolly, Yfrah Neaman, Susan Bradshaw, Jane Manning,
Roland Harker, Douglas Whittaker. Roberto Gerhard memorial concert. Works performed: Gemini; Cantares; Libra; Capriccio for solo flute; Nonet. Programme includes a catalogue of works compiled by David Drew.

11/03/1970, Capella de Santa Agata, Barcelona, Eugeni Gassull, Conjunt Catala de Musica Contemporania. Memorial concert. Works performed: 2 apunts for piano, 3 impromtus for piano, 7 Haiku, Libra

26/09/1970, Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, Orquesta Ciudad de Barcelona, Konstantin Simonovic. Concert in programme book for the 8th Barcelona International Music Festival. Symphony no. 3, "Collages"

06/10/1970, Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, Conjunt Catala de Musica Contemporania, Konstantin Simonovic. Concert "Homage to Robert Gerhard", in programme book for the 8th Barcelona International Music Festival. Works performed: Hymnody; Concert for 8; Libra; Leo.


Date range 1929 - 1970
Associated People and Organisations Gerhard, Roberto - Conjunt Catala de Musica Contemporania - Manning, Jane 1938 - Neaman, Yfrah - Orquesta Ciudad de Barcelona - Konstantin Simonovic - Whittaker, Douglas - Williams, John - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Binns, Malcolm - Dartmouth Festival Orchestra - Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble - Dorati, Antal - Eugeni Gassull - Carolyn Grimes - Leonardo Wind Quintet - Lockhart, James - Monod, Jacques-Louis - Parrenin Quartet, The - Price, Margaret - Rosen Quartet - Walter Schrott - Tear, Robert - Vesuvius Ensemble - Virtuoso ensemble of London - Luise Vosgerschian - Nelsey Walker - Robert Willoughby - Zsigismondy-Nissen Duo -
Associated Places Purcell Room Queen Elizabeth Hall Capella de Santa Agata, Barcelona Commonwealth Institute Dartmouth College: Hopkins Center Royal Festival Hall Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon University of Cambridge: Lady Mitchell Hall University of Cambridge: Music School, Downing Place Wayne State University
Associated Times 20th century - late 1971-1999
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