Monday, 4 May 2009

Hallé Orchestra 1925 - 1952

Hallé Orchestra 1925 – 1926 season 68th Season Thursday 22 October 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Piano Concerto in D minor STENHAMMAR Armenia MALIPIERO The Enchanted Lake LIADOV Piano Solos (Chopin) The Mastersingers, Prelude WAGNER Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 29 October 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 101, ‘Clock’ HAYDN Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Daphnis and Chloe RAVEL Ballade for Piano and Orchestra FAURÉ La Procession de Rocio TURINA Alfred Cortot, piano Thursday 5 November 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Concerto Grosso No. 12 HANDEL Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN King Lear, Overture BERLIOZ Romanian Rhapsody No. 2 ENESCU Symphonic Variations for Cello and Orchestra BOELLMANN Kamarinskaya GLINKA Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 12 November 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Grande Messe des Morts BERLIOZ The Kremlin, symphonic poem GLAZUNOV Tudor Davies, tenor Besses-O’-Th’-Barn Band Hallé Chorus Thursday 19 November 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Tragic Overture BRAHMS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Rhapsodie de Printemps INGLEBRECHT Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Boys of the Cathedral Choir Thursday 26 November 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty A Faust Overture WAGNER Forest Murmurs WAGNER Love Duet from Siegfried WAGNER The Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Duet from Act 1 of Götterdämmerung WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey and Funeral March WAGNER Finale from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Frank Mullings, tenor Thursday 3 December 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty The Hebrides, Overture MENDELSSOHN Scherzo from Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’ MENDELSSOHN Hebridean Symphony GRANVILLE BANTOCK Cello Concerto in B flat major BOCCHERINI Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ Cello Solos (Bach, Senaille, Granados & Saint-Saëns) Introduction and Wedding March from The Golden Cockerel RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Pablo Casals, cello Thursday 10 December 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty Fugue in D minor, ‘The Giant’ (arr. Vaughan Williams) BACH Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Mother Goose, Suite RAVEL The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Thursday 17 December 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Walter Widdop, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Friday 18 December 1925 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Walter Widdop, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 7 January 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to The Bartered Bride SMETANA Violin Concerto DVOŘÁK Fugal Concerto for Flute, Oboe and Strings HOLST Melodie and Perpetuum Mobile for Violin and Orchestra (orch. Glazunov) TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 14 January 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Il Seraglio, Overture MOZART Piano Solo (Friedemann Bach) Symphony in D minor FRANCK Piano Concerto No. 2 CHOPIN Dance Suite BARTOK Danse Macabre SAINT-SAËNS Clara Haskil, piano Thursday 21 January 1926 Sir Hamilton Hardy Prelude from English Suite No. 5 (arr. Gerrard Williams) BACH Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Othello, Overture MICHELE ESPOSITO Cello Concerto No. 1 SAINT-SAËNS The Happy Forest BAX Slavonic Dance in A flat major DVOŘÁK Clyde Twelvetrees, cello Thursday 28 January 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Allegro from Divertimento No. 17 MOZART Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Double Violin Concerto BACH Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY John Bridge, violin Alfred Barker, violin Thursday 4 February 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Mass in B minor BACH Elsie Suddaby, soprano Isobel MacLaren, contralto Archibald Winter, tenor Arthur Cranmer, bass Harold Dawber, organ Charles Hagger, continuo Herbert Barr, trumpet The Hallé Chorus Thursday 11 February 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 100, ‘Military’ HAYDN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphonic Variations DVOŘÁK Prelude to Act 3 of Tess D’ERLANGER Violin Solos (Paganini) The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Jelly d’Aranyi, violin Thursday 18 February 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty En Saga SIBELIUS Aria from Il Seraglio MOZART ‘J’ai perdu mon Eurydice’, aria from Orpheus and Eurydice GLUCK With the Wild Geese HARTY ‘Celeste Aida’ aria from Aida VERDI The Prize Song from The Mastersingers WAGNER The Pines of Rome RESPIGHI Vocal solos (Fauré, Duparc and Falla) Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Raoul Girard, tenor Thursday 25 February 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty La Finta Semplice, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra MOZART Six German Waltzes MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Claud Biggs, piano John Wills, piano Harold Dawber, piano Thursday 4 March 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to The Royal Fireworks Music (arr. Harty) HANDEL Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ Agnus Dei BIZET ‘Nemico della patria’ aria from Andrea Chenier GIORDANO Te Deum from Tosca PUCCINI Irish Rhapsody No. 1 STANFORD Prologue from Pagliacci LEONCAVALLO Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Cesare Formichi, baritone Thursday 11 March 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty The Apostles ELGAR Dorothy Silk, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Walter Glynne, tenor Dennis Noble, baritone Herbert Heyner, bass Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 18 March 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Snow Picture, tone poem BRAITHWAITE Piano Concerto MOZART Vienna DORA BRIGHT Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Artur Rubinstein, piano Hallé Orchestra 1926 – 1927 season 69th Season Thursday 21 October 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Choral Prelude from Cantata No. 75 for Trumpet and Strings BACH March from a Music Drama, for Trumpet, Timpani and Strings BACH Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Trojan March from Les Troyens BERLIOZ Józef Hofmann, piano Thursday 28 October 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BACH Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Serenade for Small Orchestra GLAZUNOV Baba Yaga LIADOV Thursday 4 November 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Abu Hassan, Overture WEBER Divertimento No. 10 in F major MOZART Symphonie Espagnole LALO Polonaise, Arietta and Passacaglia (orch. Harty) HANDEL Violin Solo (Brahms) In a Summer Garden DELIUS The Siege of Corinth, Overture ROSSINI William Primrose, violin Thursday 11 November 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Grande Messe des Morts BERLIOZ Love Scene and Queen Mab Scherzo from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Rakoczky March BERLIOZ Tudor Davies, tenor The Hallé Chorus Besses-O’-th’-Barn Band Thursday 18 November 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture in D major BOCCHERINI Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Cello Concerto DVORAK A Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH Cello Solos (Bach) Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 25 November 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Macbeth, Overture SULLIVAN Piano Concerto in D minor BACH Symphony in B flat major CHAUSSON The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS The Flight of the Bumble Bee RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Piano Solos (Bach) In the Mountain Country MOERAN Polka and Furiant from Suite for Orchestra, Op. 39 DVORAK Harold Samuel, piano Thursday 2 December 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Mass in B minor BACH Elsie Suddaby, soprano Edith Furmedge, contralto John Booth, tenor Arthur Cranmer, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 9 December 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty A Faust Overture WAGNER Forest Murmurs WAGNER Siegfried, Finale Act 3 WAGNER The Ride of the Valkyrie WAGNER Götterdämmerung: Duet Act 1, Siegfried’s Rhine Journey, Funeral March and Finale WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Tudor Davies, tenor Thursday 16 December 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty Les francs-juges, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Double Concerto BRAHMS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Alfred Barker, violin Clyde Twelvetrees, cello Thursday 23 December 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Dora Labette, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Water Glynne, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Friday 24 December 1926 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Dora Labette, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Water Glynne, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 13 January 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Symphony in D minor FRANCK Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 20 January 1927 Sir Edward Elgar In the South, Overture ELGAR Violin Concerto ELGAR Froissart, Overture ELGAR Sea Pictures ELGAR Enigma Variations ELGAR Adolf Brodsky, violin Muriel Brunskill, contralto Thursday 27 January 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Missa solemnis BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Isobel Baillie, soprano Margaret Balfour, contralto Archibald Winter, tenor Harold Williams, tenor The Hallé Chorus Thursday 3 February 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Allegro from Divertimento No. 10 in F major MOZART Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH La Procession du Rocio TURINA The Lark Ascending VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Ali Baba, Overture CHERUBINI Jelly d’Aranyi, violin Thursday 10 February 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Khovanshchina, Prelude MUSSORGSKY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Piano Solos (Stravinsky, Medtner and Rachmaninov) Kamarinskaya GLINKA Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 17 February 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Phaeton SAINT-SAENS Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BACH Escales IBERT Cossack Dance TCHAIKOVSKY Frank Park, viola Thursday 24 February 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Passacaglia HANDEL Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Piano Solos (Chopin and Liszt) Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Nikolas Orloff, piano Thursday 3 March 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty The Impresario, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Cello Concerto SCHUMANN The Spider’s Web ROUSSEL Cello Solos (Nardini, Granados, Davidoff) Le Corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ Gaspar Cassado, cello Thursday 10 March 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty The Song of Songs BANTOCK Dorothy Silk, soprano Frank Mullings, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 17 March 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Irish Rhapsody No. 5 STANFORD An Irish Symphony HAMILTON HARTY Organ Concerto No. 5 HANDEL Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Bassoon Concerto MOZART William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Harold Dawber, organ Archie Camden, bassoon Hallé Orchestra 1927 – 1928 season 70th Season Thursday 20 October 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Prelude to Lohengrin WAGNER A Faust Overture WAGNER Bacchanale (New Venusberg Music) from Tannhäuser WAGNER Prelude to Act 3 of Tannhäuser WAGNER Finale from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Overture to The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Overture to The Mastersingers WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Thursday 27 October 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Concerto Grosso for Three Violins and Strings VIVALDI Norfolk Rhapsody VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS Alfred Barker, violin Harold Jones, violin Leonard Hirsch, violin Thursday 3 November 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Divertimento No. 10 in F major for Strings and Horns MOZART Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS The Three Cornered Hat, Suite FALLA Piano Solos (Schubert) Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 10 November 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Israel in Egypt HANDEL Caroline Hatchard, soprano Evelyn Bury, contralto Margaret Balfour, contralto Arthur Jordan, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 17 November 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ Symphony No. 40 MOZART Cello Concerto DVORAK Ballet Suite from Mlada RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Cello Solos (Bach and Boccherini) Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Gaspar Cassado, cello Thursday 24 November 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 MAHLER Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Violin Solos The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Norah Dahl, soprano Isolde Menges, violin Thursday 1 December 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Olga Haley, soprano Leonard Gowings, tenor William Anderson, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 8 December 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Rapsodie Mauresque SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 GLAZUNOV Piano Solos (Chopin) Enigma Variations ELGAR Alfred Cortot, piano Thursday 15 December 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Thursday 22 December 1927 Friday 23 December 1927 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Tudor Davies, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 12 January 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Carnival Overture DVORAK Symphony No. 2 ERNEST BRYSON Concerto Gregoriana RESPIGHI Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Violin Solos (Brahms) Struensee, Overture MEYERBEER Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 19 January 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Fantasy on One Note for Strings PURCELL Belfagor, Overture RESPIGHI Scherzo Fantastique STRAVINSKY Three Spanish Dances GRANADOS Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Thursday 26 January 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Fidelio (concert performance) BEETHOVEN Stiles Allen, soprano Elsie Suddaby, soprano Heddle Nash, tenor Hubert Eisdell, tenor Roy Henderson, baritone Herbert Simmons, baritone Harry Brindle, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 2 February 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Abu Hassan, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 73, ‘La Chasse’ HAYDN Piano Concerto in G minor MENDELSSOHN Paris DELIUS Piano Solos (Debussy and Albeniz) Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Cossack Dance from Mazeppa TCHAIKOVSKY Lev Pouishnoff, piano Thursday 9 February 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Le jeune Henri, Overture MÉHUL Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Cello Concerto No. 1 SAINT-SAËNS Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Cello Solos (Faure and Popper) Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 16 February 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Horn Concerto No. 3 MOZART Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Raymond Meert, horn Clyde Twelvetrees, cello Frank Park, viola Thursday 23 February 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Echo Nocturne for Four Orchestras MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 MOZART Serenade in E flat for oboes, clarinets, bassoons and horns MOZART Rondo from Haffner Serenade MOZART Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 1 March 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty The Kingdom ELGAR Dorothy Silk, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto John Coates, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 8 March 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Piano Solos (Godowsky and Chopin) Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Leopold Godowsky, piano Thursday 15 March 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’ BEETHOVEN Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music WAGNER Quintet and Finale from The Mastersingers WAGNER Isobelle Baillie, soprano Norah Dahl, soprano Arthur Cranmer, tenor Percy Bilsbury, bass Frank Titterton, bass The Hallé Chorus Hallé Orchestra 1928 – 1929 season 71st Season Thursday 18 October 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Festive Prelude RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Hary Janos, Suite KODALY Siegfried’s Rhine Journey WAGNER Die Meistersinger, Overture WAGNER Thursday 25 October 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Concerto for Two Violins BACH Piano Solo (Beethoven) Falstaff ELGAR Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Alfred Barker, violin Leonard Hirsch, violin Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 1 November 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty The Trojans at Carthage (concert performance) BERLIOZ Tatiana Makushina, Dido Evelyn Bury, Ascanio Norah Dahl, Anna Francis Russell, Aeneas Walter Glynne, Jopas and Hylas Dennis Noble, Narbal and Panthus The Hallé Chorus Thursday 8 November 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Dream Music from Alcina HANDEL Violin Concerto No. 2 BACH Symphony No. 6 ATTERBERG Andante and Finale from Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Incidental Music from Rosamunde SCHUBERT Overture, Rosamunde SCHUBERT Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 15 November 1928 Ernest Ansermet Oberon, Overture WEBER Suite of Airs and Dances (arr. Bliss) PURCELL Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Fetes and Nuages from Nocturnes DEBUSSY Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Thursday 22 November 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Toccata MARCELLO Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 MEDTNER Musical Pictures from Tsar Saltan RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Piano Solos (Medtner) Baba Yaga LIADOV Nikolai Medtner, piano Thursday 29 November 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Entry of the Gods into Valhalla WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Finale from Act 3 of Die Walküre WAGNER Prelude and Act 3 Scene 1 of Siegfried WAGNER Intermezzo and Act 1 Scene 3 of Götterdämmerung WAGNER Closing Scene from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Clara Serena, contralto Harold Williams, baritone Thursday 6 December 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty Sinfonia from the Easter Oratorio BACH Symphony No. 2 in E flat major C.P.E. BACH Fugue BERNERS Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 DVORAK La Folia for Violin and Orchestra CORELLI Chant de Joie HONEGGER Joszef Szigeti, violin Thursday 13 December 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty A Faust Overture WAGNER Variation, Intermezzo, Scherzo and Finale for Orchestra HELY-HUTCHINSON Triple Concerto BEETHOVEN Four Scenes from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ A Negro Rhapsody RUBIN GOLDMARK R.J. Forbes, piano Alfred Barker, violin Clyde Twelvetrees, cello Thursday 20 December 1928 Friday 21 December 1928 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Frank Titterton, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 10 January 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Eric Fogg* En Saga SIBELIUS Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto BRAHMS June Twilight ERIC FOGG* Minuet and Rondo from Haffner Serenade MOZART Carnival in Paris, Overture SVENDSEN Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 17 January 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Ernö von Dohnányi* Sinfonia in B flat major BOYCE In the Faery Hills BAX Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN The Corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ Ruralia Hungarica DOHNÁNYI Fugue in C minor (arr. Elgar) BACH Ernö von Dohnányi, piano Thursday 24 January 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Siegfried’s Funeral March WAGNER Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 31 January 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Fête Dieu à Seville and Triana (orch. Arbos) ALBENIZ Cello Solos (Glazunov and Arensky) Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Raya Garbousova, cello Hallé Orchestra 1929 – 1930 season 72nd Season Thursday 16 October 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Die Meistersinger WAGNER Divertimento No. 17 in D major MOZART Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 23 October 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Concerto Grosso No. 11 in B flat major (arr. Esposito) HANDEL Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Suite from Façade WALTON Burleske for Piano and Orchestra RICHARD STRAUSS Carnival Overture DVORAK Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 30 October 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Suite No. 1 in C major BACH Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Scythian Suite PROKOFIEV Rondo in C major for Violin and Orchestra MOZART Mazeppa LISZT Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 7 November 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Capriol Suite WARLOCK A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Cello Concerto in C major D’ALBERT Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Cello Solos (Guerini, D’Andrieu, Senaillie) La Procession du Rocio TURINA Phyllis Cobley, soprano Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 14 November 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Benvenuto Cellini BERLIOZ Symphony in D minor FRANCK Petrushka STRAVINSKY Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Thursday 21 November 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty The Bells RACHMANINOV The Mystic Trumpeter HARTY Psalmus Hungaricus KODALY Te Deum DVORAK Megan Thomas, soprano Frank Titterton, tenor Frank Phillips, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 28 November 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Le Corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ The Garden of Fand BAX Piano Solos (Chopin and Rachmaninov) Dance Rhapsody DELIUS Nicolas Orloff, piano Thursday 5 December 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Hansel and Gretel HUMPERDINCK Symphony No. 4 SIBELIUS Poem for Small Orchestra ESPOSITO Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Sinfonia Sevilliana TURINA Overture from Rosamunde SCHUBERT Thursday 12 December 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN The Rio Grande LAMBERT Scenes from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Violin Solos (Brahms) Overture to Beatrice and Benedict BERLIOZ Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 19 December 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Norman Allin, bass Hallé Choir Friday 20 December 1929 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Norman Allin, bass Hallé Choir Thursday 9 January 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Paris DELIUS Piano Solos (Prokofiev, Medtner, Balakirev) Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 16 January 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty A Faust Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 33 MOZART Violin Concerto BRAHMS St. Paul’s Suite HOLST Violin Solos (Bloch, Kreisler) Overture to Die Fledermaus JOHANN STRAUSS II Joszef Szigeti, violin Thursday 23 January 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Tod und Verklärung RICHARD STRAUSS Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 30 January 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Sonatina from the Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Two Botticelli Pictures RESPIGHI Konzertstück for Piano and Orchestra WEBER Potpourri KRENEK Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 6 February 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty The Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Final Scene from Die Walküre WAGNER Forest Murmurs WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey WAGNER Intermezzo and Scene 3 from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Siegfried’s Funeral March WAGNER Closing Scene from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Robert Parker, baritone Thursday 13 February 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty La Valse RAVEL Symphony No. 6 GLAZUNOV Cello Concerto ELGAR Mai Dun, Rhapsody IRELAND Cello Solos (Nardini, Debussy, Harty) A Comedy Overture HARTY Gaspar Cassado, cello Thursday 20 February 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Isobel Baillie, soprano Francis Russell, tenor Harold Williams, tenor Challenor Heaton, bass Boys of the Cathedral Choir The Hallé Chorus Thursday 27 February 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 9 MAHLER The Flight of the Bumble Bee RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Musical Box LIADOV Two Aubades LALO Overture to The Bartered Bride SMETANA Thursday 6 March 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Intermezzi Goldoniani BOSSI In a Summer Garden DELIUS Symphony on a French Mountaineer’s Song D’INDY Othello, Overture DVORAK Scherzo Fantastique SUK Piano Concerto GRIEG Alfred Cortot, piano Thursday 13 March 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Hallé Orchestra 1930 – 1931 season 73rd Season Thursday 16 October 1930 Hamilton Harty Prelude to Die Meistersinger WAGNER Clarinet Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Harry Mortimer, clarinet Thursday 23 October 1930 Hamilton Harty Passacaglia in C minor BACH Brigg Fair DELIUS Violin Concerto ELGAR Concerto dell’estate PIZZETTI Violin Solos (Scott and Mozart) Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Albert Sammons, violin Thursday 30 October 1930 Hamilton Harty Overture to The Maid of Pskov RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola MOZART Symphony in B flat major CHAUSSON Piano Concerto No. 1 LISZT Bolero RAVEL Carnival, Overture DVORAK Alfred Barker, violin Frank Park, viola Lilian Grindrod, piano Thursday 6 November 1930 Hamilton Harty The Garden of Fand BAX Symphony No. 99 HAYDN Piano Concerto No. 3 PROKOFIEV Bolero RAVEL La Peri DUKAS Piano solos (Debussy, Chopin, Scriabin) Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5 ELGAR Nicolas Orloff, piano Thursday 13 November 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Requiem BERLIOZ Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Absence and The Unknown Land, Songs with Orchestra BERLIOZ The Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ Trojan March BERLIOZ Parry Jones, tenor The Hallé Choir Thursday 20 November 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Night Ride and Sunrise SIBELIUS Cello Solos (Ravel and Boccherini) Air and variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 27 November 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Thursday 4 December 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Belfagor RESPIGHI Symphony No. 1 BAX Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Piano Solo (Brahms) Le Couvent sur l’eau CASELLA Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 11 December 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER Enigma Variations ELGAR Olga Haley, contralto Frank Titterton, tenor Thursday 18 December 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Friday 19 December 1930 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 8 January 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Act 1 of Die Walküre WAGNER Prelude to Lohengrin WAGNER New Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey and Funeral March WAGNER Finale from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Oda Slobodskaya, soprano Francis Russell, tenor Norman Allin, bass Thursday 15 January 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Suite from The Water Music (arr. Harty) HANDEL Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 22 January 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Rosamunde SCHUBERT Bassoon Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Archie Camden, bassoon Thursday 29 January 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Organ Concerto No. 7 in B flat major HANDEL Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Joszef Szigeti, violin Thursday 5 February 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 12 February 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty A German Requiem BRAHMS Appalachia DELIUS Coronation Scene from Boris Godunov MUSSORGSKY Elise Suddaby, soprano Roy Henderson, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 19 February 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Two Preludes for String Orchestra (arr. Pick-Mangiagalli) BACH Double Piano Concerto MOZART Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS A Faust Symphony LISZT Sir Hamilton Harty, piano R.J. Forbes, piano Thursday 26 February 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Divertimento No. 17 MOZART Cello Concerto DVORAK Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Gaspar Cassado, cello Thursday 5 March 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Violin Concerto in E major BACH Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Andante and Rondo from Symphonie Espagnole LALO Russian Easter Festival Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Clyde Twelvetrees, cello Frank Park, viola Isolde Menges, violin Thursday 12 March 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’ BEETHOVEN Gladys Cole, soprano Doris Cowen, contralto Wilfred Firth, tenor Leslie Holmes, bass The Hallé Chorus Hallé Orchestra 1931 – 1932 season 74th Season Thursday 15 October 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Festliches Präludium RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS An American in Paris GERSHWIN Thursday 22 October 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty A Faust Overture WAGNER Good Friday Music from Parsifal WAGNER Overture to The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Isolde’s Narration from Act 1 of Tristan und Isolde WAGNER Introduction to Act 3 of Tristan und Isolde WAGNER Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey WAGNER Ride of The Valkyries WAGNER Funeral March and Finale from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Thursday 29 October 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Polonaise, Arietta and Passacaglia (trans. Harty) HANDEL Divertimento No. 17 MOZART Saxophone Rhapsody DEBUSSY Music for Orchestra CONSTANT LAMBERT Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Arthur Stutely, saxophone Thursday 5 November 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Neues von der Tage, Overture HINDEMITH In a Summer Garden DELIUS Violin Concerto SIBELIUS The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan GRIFFES Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT Tziganes FILIP LAZAR Henry Holst, violin R.J. Forbes, piano Thursday 12 November 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Mass in B minor BACH Dorothy Silk, Soprano Catherine Stewart, contralto Walter Glynne, tenor Arthur Cranmer, bass Harold Dawber, organ Albert Hardie, continuo The Hallé Chorus Thursday 19 November 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Concerto Grosso in G minor for strings (arr. Mistowski) VIVALDI Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART Overture to a Picaresque Comedy BAX Burleske for Piano and Orchestra RICHARD STRAUSS Walter Gieseking, piano Thursday 26 November 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Suite in G major (arr. Goossens) BACH Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 3 December 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Thursday 10 December 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to a Picaresque Comedy BAX Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Pictures from an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) MUSSORGSKY Myra Hess, piano Thursday 17 December 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Friday 18 December 1931 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Norman Allin, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 7 January 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Mephisto Waltz LISZT Les Eolides FRANCK Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Stuart Knussen, cello Maurice Ward, viola Thursday 14 January 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Organ Concerto No. 7 HANDEL Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Viola Concerto WALTON Overture to Le Maschere MASCAGNI Lionel Tertis, viola Thursday 21 January 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto DVORAK Nursery Suite ELGAR Arturo Bonucci, cello Thursday 28 January 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Egmont BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 4 February 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 3 BAX Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Thursday 11 February 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to Manfred SCHUMANN Double Concerto BRAHMS Violin Solo (Bach) Two Pieces for Oboe and Orchestra HAMILTON HARTY Rococo Variations TCHAIKOVSKY Impressions of a Music Hall PIERNÉ Joszef Szigeti, violin Gaspar Cassado, cello Fred Tilsley, oboe Thursday 18 February 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty A Mass of Life DELIUS Dorothy Stanton, soprano Astra Desmond, contralto Trefor Jones, tenor Roy Henderson, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 25 February 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Alfred Barker* Life’s Dance DELIUS Violin Concerto HARTY The Rio Grande LAMBERT* Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Alfred Barker, violin Hamilton Harty, piano The Hallé Chorus Thursday 3 March 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty The Ephesian Matron, Overture DIBDIN Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Good Friday Music from Parsifal WAGNER Queen Mab Scherzo from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Andante Spianato and Polonaise for Piano and Orchestra CHOPIN Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Alfred Cortot, piano Thursday 10 March 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Hallé Orchestra 1932 – 1933 season 75th Season Thursday 20 October 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Klingsor’s Magic Garden and the Flower Maidens from Parsifal WAGNER Good Friday Music from Parsifal WAGNER A Faust Overture WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Intermezzo from Act 1 Scene 3 of Götterdämmerung WAGNER The Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser WAGNER Thursday 27 October 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Trumpet Voluntary (arr. Wood) CLARKE In the South ELGAR Cello Concerto SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Guilhermina Suggia, cello Thursday 3 November 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Hungarian Fantasia LISZT Moriz Rosenthal, piano Thursday 10 November 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Passacaglia in C minor (orch. Respighi) BACH Symphony No. 29 MOZART Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Thursday 17 November 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Belshazzars Feast WALTON Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ’ SAINT-SAËNS Dennis Noble, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 24 November 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Overture to The Ruler of the Spirits WEBER Violin Concerto in E major BACH La Mer DEBUSSY Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Tapiola SIBELIUS Overture to Donna Diana REZNICEK Mischa Elman, violin Thursday 1 December 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Symphony No. 95 HAYDN Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Pictures at an Exhibition MUSSORGSKY Sortilegi for piano and orchestra PICK-MANGIAGALLI Carnival, Overture DVOŘÁK Wilhelm Backhaus, piano Thursday 8 December 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Orchestral Suite in G major (arr. Goossens) BACH Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVOŘÁK Myra Hess, piano Thursday 15 December 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Schlagobers, Ballet Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 22 December 1932 Sir Hamilton Harty The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Enid Cruickshank, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Keith Falkner, bass Lioenl Dawber, organ The Hallé Chorus Thursday 12 January 1933 John Barbirolli Suite for Strings (arr. Barbirolli) PURCELL In a Summer Garden DELIUS Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony in D minor FRANCK Thursday 19 January 1933 Pierre Monteux Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Les Préludes LISZT François Lang, piano Thursday 26 January 1933 Sir Edward Elgar The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Muriel Brunskill, contralto John Coates, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 2 February 1933 Sir Thomas Beecham Le Chasseur Maudit FRANCK Brigg Fair DELIUS Symphony No. 34 MOZART Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS Alfred Barker, violin Thursday 9 February 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty Serenade in E flat major for Wind Instruments MOZART Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 (ed. Harty) SCHUMANN Concert Piece for Piano and Orchestra WEBER Arthur Schnabel, piano Thursday 16 February 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper WEINBERGER Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY The Firebird STRAVINSKY Piano Solos (Rachmaninov) Solomon, piano Thursday 23 February 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty Le Tombeau de Couperin RAVEL Cello Concerto ELGAR The Foundry MOSSOLOV Cello Solos (Couperin and Schubert) Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Gaspar Cassado, cello Thursday 2 March 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty A Mass of Life DELIUS Dorothy Stanton, soprano Astra Desmond, contralto Francis Russell, tenor Roy Henderson, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 9 March 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty Le Corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Enigma variations ELGAR Serenade for Violin and Orchestra F.S. KELLY Hary Janos, Suite KODALY Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 16 March 1933 Sir Hamilton Harty Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Henry Holst, violin Hallé Orchestra 1933 – 1934 season 76th Season Thursday 19 October 1933 Sir Thomas Beecham The Silken Ladder, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 93 HAYDN Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Thursday 26 October 1933 Pierre Monteux Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Violin Concerto No. 1 PROKOFIEV Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Joszef Szigeti, violin Thursday 2 November 1933 Robert Heger Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Toccata in C major (orch. Weiner) BACH Variations on a Theme of Mozart REGER Dances from Marosszek KODALY Thursday 9 November 1933 Leslie Heward Romanian Rhapsody No. 2 ENESCO Tapiola SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 16 November 1933 Adrian Boult Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH The Forgotten Rite, Prelude IRELAND Ballet Suite from The Perfect Fool HOLST Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Edwin Fischer, piano Thursday 23 November 1933 Sir Henry Wood The Song of Destiny BRAHMS Messa da Requiem VERDI Laelia Finneberg, soprano Astra Desmond, contralto Francis Russell, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 30 November 1933 Albert Coates The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Overture to Tannhäuser WAGNER ‘Dich, teure Halle’, aria from Tannhäuser WAGNER Good Friday Music from Parsifal WAGNER Finale from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Oda Slobodskaya, soprano Thursday 7 December 1933 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Summer Night on the River DELIUS On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Closing Scene from Feuersnot RICHARD STRAUSS Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Suite from Act 3 of The Mastersingers WAGNER Henry Holst, violin Thursday 14 December 1933 Robert Heger Overture to Der Freischütz WEBER Violin Concerto DVORAK Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 21 December 1933 Sir Edward Bairstow The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Margaret Balfour, contralto Walter Widdop, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 11 January 1934 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Symphony No. 34 MOZART Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Thursday 18 January 1934 Pierre Monteux L’Italiana in Algeri, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Lilli Krauss, piano Thursday 25 January 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 5 SCHUBERT Kindertotenlieder (Nos. 1, 3 and 5) MAHLER Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY ‘Madamina’, aria from Don Giovanni MOZART Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Alexander Kipnis, baritone Thursday 1 February 1934 Nikolai Malko Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Lionel Tertis, viola Antoni Sala, cello Thursday 8 February 1934 John Barbirolli Concerto Grosso No. 7 in B flat major HANDEL Piano Concerto No. 27 MOZART Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 15 February 1934 John Barbirolli Froissart, Overture ELGAR Violin Concerto ELGAR Enigma Variations ELGAR Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Albert Sammons, violin Thursday 22 February 1934 Igor Stravinsky Fireworks STRAVINSKY Violin Solo (Stravinsky) Violin Concerto STRAVINSKY Chamber Work and Violin Solo (Stravinsky) The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Samuel Dushkin, violin Thursday 1 March 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Elegy for Strings ELGAR Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS Songs of Sunset DELIUS Appalachia Variations DELIUS Olga Haley, soprano Dennis Noble, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 8 March 1934 Robert Forbes Overture to Oberon WEBER Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto BUSONI Egon Petri, piano The Hallé Chorus Thursday 15 March 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Ballet Suite from The Gods Go A-begging (arr. Beecham) HANDEL Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Hallé Orchestra 1934 – 1935 season 77th Season Thursday 18 October 1934 Georg Szell Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Slavonic Dances Nos. 1 and 4 DVORAK Tod und Verklärung RICHARD STRAUSS The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Thursday 25 October 1934 John Barbirolli The Corsaire, Overture BERLIOZ Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 1 November 1934 Georg Szell Symphony No. 88 HAYDN The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Violin Concerto DELIUS Variations on a Theme by Mozart REGER Albert Sammons, violin Thursday 8 November 1934 Robert Forbes Concert Overture No. 1 ARNOLD COOKE Symphony in D minor FRANCK Piano Concerto BUSONI Egon Petri, piano The Hallé Chorus Thursday 15 November 1934 Eugen Szenkar Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Edwin Fischer, piano Thursday 22 November 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 6 No. 10 HANDEL In a Summer Garden DELIUS From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields SMETANA Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Thursday 29 November 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony, ‘The Prison’ ETHEL SMYTH Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Elsie Suddaby, soprano Stuart Robertson, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 6 December 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto DELIUS Symphony No. 3, ‘Polish’ TCHAIKOVSKY Robert Forbes, piano Thursday 13 December 1934 Sir Thomas Beecham Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Symphony No. 40 MOZART Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Thursday 20 December 1934 Sir Edward Bairstow The Messiah Isobel Baillie, soprano Vera de Villiers, contralto Steuart Wilson, tenor Keith Falkner, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 10 January 1935 Carl Schuricht Overture and Entr’acte in B flat major from Rosamunde SCHUBERT Isolde’s Narration from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Enigma Variations ELGAR Three Songs with Orchestra (Morgen, Ständchen & Cäcilie) RICHARD STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Laelia Finneberg, soprano Thursday 17 January 1935 Nicolai Malko Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto GLAZUNOV Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Henry Holst, violin Thursday 24 January 1935 Malcolm Sargent Mass in B minor BACH Norah Sinclair, soprano Sara Buckley, contralto Francis Russell, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 31 January 1935 Malcolm Sargent Introduction and Wedding March from The Golden Cockerel RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra MOZART Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY Symphony No. 75 HAYDN Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra BAX Mars and Jupiter from The Planets HOLST Alfred Barker, violin Lionel Tertis, viola Thursday 7 February 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham Oberon, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 31, ‘Paris’ MOZART Paris DELIUS Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Three Legends, Nos. 2, 3 and 4 DVORAK Final Scene from Koanga DELIUS Thursday 14 February 1935 Georg Szell Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 39 MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Renée Chemet, violin Thursday 21 February 1935 Georg Szell The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA A Fairy Tale SUK Variations on a Nursery Song DOHNANYI The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Eileen Joyce, piano Thursday 28 February 1935 Nikolai Malko The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Emil Telmányi, violin Thursday 7 March 1935 Nikolai Malko Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor (orch. Respighi) BACH Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Sergei Rachmaninov, piano Thursday 14 March 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham Slavonic Rhapsody No. 3 DVORAK Symphony No. 99 HAYDN Rossiniana RESPIGHI Symphony No. 4 SIBELIUS Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Hallé Orchestra 1935 – 1936 season 78th Season Thursday 24 October 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 6 SCHUBERT Piano Concerto No. 1 LISZT Tamar BALAKIREV Suite de Ballet (orch. Beecham) HANDEL The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Edward Kilenyi, piano Thursday 31 October 1935 Vincenzo Bellezza Tarantella CASTALDI Notturno MARTUCCI Scherzo from A Midsummer’s Night Dream MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Totentanz LISZT Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Egon Petri, piano Thursday 7 November 1935 Vincenzo Bellezza Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Three Wesendonck Lieder (Stehe Still! Träume and Schmerzen) WAGNER Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Notturno and Rondo Fantastico PICK-MANGIAGALLI Five Lieder (Denk’ es o Seele, Auf ein Altes Bild, Anakreons Grab Gesang Weylas, Er Ist’s) WOLF Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2 RESPIGHI Elena Gerhardt, soprano Thursday 14 November 1935 Malcolm Sargent The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Astra Desmond, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Keith Falkner, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 21 November 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Emanuel Feuermann, cello Frank Park, cello Thursday 28 November 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham A Faust Overture WAGNER Prelude to Lohengrin WAGNER Introduction to Act 3 and Duet from Lohengrin WAGNER Siegfried Idyll WAGNER The Forging Songs from Siegfried WAGNER Forest Murmurs from Siegfried WAGNER The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Joan Cross, soprano Walter Widdop, tenor Thursday 5 December 1935 Malcolm Sargent Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Brigg Fair DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Friedrich Wührer, piano Thursday 12 December 1935 Sir Thomas Beecham Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto No. 3 MOZART Enigma Variations ELGAR Henry Holst, violin Thursday 19 December 1935 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Laelia Finneberg, soprano Mary Jarred, contralto Francis Russell, tenor William Parsons, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 9 January 1936 Ernest Ansermet Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Portsmouth Point, Overture WALTON Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Iberia DEBUSSY Cecilia Hansen, violin Thursday 16 January 1936 Sir Landon Ronald Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Bronislaw Huberman, violin Thursday 23 January 1936 Sir Landon Ronald Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Thursday 30 January 1936 Nikolai Malko Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky ARENSKY Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op. 3 No. 10 HANDEL Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN Suite (arr. Malko) BACH Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Thursday 6 February 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 39 MOZART Concerto for Harpsichord and Orchestra HAYDN Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Katherine Goodson, harpsichord Thursday 13 February 1936 Nikolai Malko The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Wanderer Fantasia (orch. Liszt) SCHUBERT Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Hungarian Fantasia LISZT Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Mark Hambourg, piano Thursday 20 February 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham The Thieving Magpie, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Oboe Concerto GORDON JACOBS Over the Hills and Far Away DELIUS Incidental Music to The Tempest SIBELIUS España CHABRIER Leon Goossens, oboe Thursday 27 February 1936 Malcolm Sargent Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Suite from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Vladimir Horowitz, piano Thursday 5 March 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham Messa da Requiem VERDI Ina Souez, soprano Edith Winston, contralto Francis Russell, tenor Stuart Robertson, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 12 March 1936 Robert Forbes Anacreon, Overture CHERUBINI Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV The Pierrot of the Minute BANTOCK Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Sergei Rachmaninov, piano Thursday 19 March 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham The Wasps, Overture VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Hallé Orchestra 1936 – 1937 season 79th Season Thursday 15 October 1936 Pierre Monteux The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS La Peri DUKAS Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Artur Rubinstein, piano Thursday 22 October 1936 Pierre Monteux Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Symphony in D minor FRANCK Manfred, Overture SCHUMANN March of the Pilgrims and Serenade from Harold in Italy BERLIOZ The Three Cornered Hat, Ballet Suite FALLA Thursday 29 October 1936 Sir Landon Ronald Lohengrin, Prelude WAGNER The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Enigma Variations ELGAR Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Thursday 5 November 1936 Sir Henry Wood Song of the Rhine Maidens from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BACH Symphony No. 6 GLAZUNOV Myra Hess, piano Vernon Harris, flute Albert Barker, violin Thursday 12 November 1936 Sir Henry Wood A Sea Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphonic Minutes DOHNANYI The King Shall Rejoice, coronation anthem HANDEL Noël Eadie, soprano Roy Henderson, baritone The Hallé Chorus Thursday 19 November 1936 Sir Landon Ronald Ruy Blas, Overture MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto ELGAR Symphony No. 2 RACHMANINOV Henry Holst, violin Thursday 26 November 1936 Constant Lambert Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Victor Schiöler, piano Thursday 3 December 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham Cockaigne, ‘In London Town’, Overture ELGAR Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Façade, Suite WALTON Thursday 10 December 1936 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 101, ‘Clock’ HAYDN Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Thursday 17 December 1936 Malcolm Sargent Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Webster Booth, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 7 January 1937 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Piano Concerto No. 19 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 14 January 1937 Malcolm Sargent Alceste, Overture GLUCK Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major BACH Introduction and Wedding March from The Golden Cockerel RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Jelly D’Aranyi, violin Thursday 21 January 1937 Malcolm Sargent Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Thursday 28 January 1937 Malcolm Sargent Oberon, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 4 BAX Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 4 February 1937 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Siegfried’s Journey to the Rhine WAGNER Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Walter Gieseking, piano Thursday 11 February 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Cello Concerto DVORAK Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Emanuel Feuermann, cello Thursday 18 February 1937 Malcolm Sargent Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Bronislaw Huberman, violin Thursday 25 February 1937 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART The Childhood of Christ BERLIOZ Isobel Baillie, soprano Steuart Wilson, tenor Roy Henderson, baritone Robert Easton, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 4 March 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Brigg Fair DELIUS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER The Triumph of Neptune BERNERS Thursday 11 March 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Concerto Grosso No. 14 in E minor HANDEL Le Rouet d’Omphale SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 34 MOZART Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Hallé Orchestra 1937 – 1938 season 80th Season Thursday 21 October 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 104, ‘London’ HAYDN Symphony No. 39 MOZART Antar, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Thursday 28 October 1937 Malcolm Sargent The Planets HOLST Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Egon Petri, piano Thursday 4 November 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Thursday 11 November 1937 Julius Harrison Oberon, Overture WEBER Cello Concerto ELGAR Cornish Holiday Sketches HARRISON Cello Solo (Bach) Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Pablo Casals, cello Thursday 18 November 1937 Malcolm Sargent The Creation HAYDN Isobel Baillie, soprano Heddle Nash, tenor Robert Easton, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 25 November 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS Scènes Bohemiènnes from La Jolie Fille de Perth BIZET Thursday 2 December 1937 Malcolm Sargent Music for the Royal Fireworks (arr. Harty) HANDEL Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 9 December 1937 Sir Thomas Beecham The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 29 MOZART Symphony No. 97 HAYDN Symphony No. 3 RACHMANINOV Thursday 16 December 1937 Malcolm Sargent Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto BUSONI Passacaglia dn Fugue in C minor (orch. Respighi) BACH Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Henry Holst, violin Thursday 23 December 1937 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Astra Desmond, contralto Frank Titterton, tenor Hamilton Harris, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 13 January 1938 Malcolm Sargent Pavane pour une Infante Défunte RAVEL Violin Concerto ELGAR Mai Dun IRELAND Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Thomas Matthews, violin Thursday 20 January 1938 Malcolm Sargent The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture NICOLAI Prelude to Irmelin DELIUS La Calinda from Koanga DELIUS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Violin Concerto SIBELIUS La Boutique Fantasque (arr. Respighi) ROSSINI Arthur Catterall, violin Thursday 27 January 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Ein Heldenleben RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 3 February 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 102 HAYDN Suite from Act 3 of The Mastersingers WAGNER Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Thursday 10 February 1938 Malcolm Sargent Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Pavane FAURE ‘Dank sei dir, Herr’, aria HANDEL Song of the High Hills DELIUS Serenade for Strings ELGAR The Music Makers ELGAR Mary Jarred, soprano The Hallé Chorus Thursday 17 February 1938 Malcolm Sargent A Faust Overture WAGNER Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin WAGNER Fritz Kreisler, violin Thursday 24 February 1938 Malcolm Sargent The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1 WALTON Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Thursday 3 March 1938 Felix Weingartner Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Edwin Fischer, piano Thursday 10 March 1938 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 103, ‘Drum Roll’ HAYDN Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Three Nocturnes DEBUSSY Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV Sergei Rachmaninov, piano Thursday 17 March 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham Tragic Overture BRAHMS Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Sea Drift DELIUS Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Dennis Noble, baritone The Hallé Chorus Hallé Orchestra 1938 – 1939 season 81st Season Thursday 20 October 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 93 HAYDN Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Thursday 27 October 1938 Eugene Goossens Symphony No. 40 MOZART Pastoral from Nature Poems GOOSSENS La Mer DEBUSSY Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Thursday 3 November 1938 Basil Cameron Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 16 BOCCHERINI Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Edwin Fischer, piano Thursday 10 November 1938 Sir Henry Wood Mass in B minor BACH Cecily Stiles-Allen, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Keith Falkner, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 17 November 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5 SCHUBERT Iberia DEBUSSY Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Thursday 24 November 1938 Sir Thomas Beecham Les Deux Aveugles de Tolède, Overture MÉHUL Concerto Grosso No. 12 in G minor HANDEL Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Symphony in D minor FRANCK Thursday 1 December 1938 Constant Lambert Arthur Bliss* The Kingdom, Prelude ELGAR Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART Checkmate, Ballet Suite BLISS* Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT Symphony No. 1 BALAKIREV Egon Petri, piano Thursday 8 December 1938 Malcolm Sargent Cockaigne (In London Town), Overture ELGAR Prélude à après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY The Golden Cockerel, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Thursday 15 December 1938 Malcolm Sargent Orchestral Suite No. 3 BACH Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Artur Schnabel, piano Thursday 22 December 1938 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Muriel Brunskill, contralto Webster Booth, tenor Keith Falkner, tenor The Hallé Chorus Thursday 12 January 1939 Malcolm Sargent The Wasps, Overture VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN The Perfect Fool, Ballet HOLST Havanaise SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Ida Haendel, violin Thursday 19 January 1939 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 1 in C major CLEMENTI Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Dance Rhapsody in A major DELIUS Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Clifford Curzon, piano Thursday 26 January 1939 Malcolm Sargent The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER A Song before Sunrise DELIUS Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Emil Telmányi, violin Thursday 2 February 1939 Felix Weingartner Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Thursday 9 February 1939 Malcolm Sargent The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Gladys Ripley, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Thursday 16 February 1939 Malcolm Sargent Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony in G minor MOERAN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Bronislaw Huberman, violin Thursday 23 February 1939 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT Cello Concerto DVORAK Falstaff ELGAR Emmanuel Feuermann, cello Thursday 2 March 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Symphonic Variations DVORAK Scènes Historiques SIBELIUS Appalachia DELIUS The Hallé Chorus Thursday 9 March 1939 Malcolm Sargent Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Allegretto from Symphony No. 2, ‘Hymn of Praise’ MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Sergei Rachmaninov, piano Thursday 16 March 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Tapiola SIBELIUS Piano Concerto DELIUS Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Robert Forbes, piano Hallé Orchestra 1939 – 1940 season (Paramount Theatre) 82nd Season Sunday 22 October 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART Symphony in D minor FRANCK Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Prelude to Act 3 of Tristan and Isolde WAGNER The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Sunday 29 October 1939 Sir Henry Wood The Tempest, Prelude HONEGGER Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Sunday 5 November 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 31, ‘Paris’ MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 MOZART Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS John Davies, piano Sunday 12 November 1939 Sir Henry Wood William Walton* Polonia, Symphonic Prelude ELGAR Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Façade, Suite No. 2 WALTON Invitation to the Dance (orch. Weingartner) WEBER Song of the Rhine Maidens from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Sunday 19 November 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham En Saga SIBELIUS Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Henry Holst, violin Sunday 26 November 1939 Basil Cameron Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Cyril Smith, piano Sunday 3 December 1939 Sir Thomas Beecham Symphony No. 104, ‘London’ HAYDN Over the Hills and Far Away DELIUS Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna, Overture SUPPÉ Sunday 10 December 1939 Malcolm Sargent Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Symphony No. 40 MOZART Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 17 December 1939 Malcolm Sargent A London Overture IRELAND Symphony No. 1, ‘Classical’ PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto BLOCH Enigma Variations ELGAR Antonio Broso, violin Sunday 24 December 1939 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Keith Falkner, bass The Hallé Chorus Sunday 14 January 1940 Malcolm Sargent The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Senta’s Ballad from The Flying Dutchman WAGNER Preludes from Acts 1 and 3 of Lohengrin WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Siegfried’s Journey to the Rhine WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Sunday 21 January 1940 Malcolm Sargent Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Overture, Scherzo, Nocturne and Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Louis Kentner, piano Sunday 28 January 1940 Malcolm Sargent The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Brigg Fair DELIUS Variations on an Original Theme GORDON JACOB Finlandia SIBELIUS Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Sunday 4 February 1940 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 97 HAYDN A Song Before Sunrise DELIUS Symphonie Espagnole LALO Music for Strings BLISS The Nutcracker, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Eda Kersey, violin Sunday 11 February 1940 Malcolm Sargent Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Piano Concerto GRIEG Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Myra Hess, piano Sunday 18 February 1940 Sir Henry Wood Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Serenade to Music VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Sunday 25 February 1940 Malcolm Sargent Overture in D minor (orch. Elgar) HANDEL Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Edward Isaacs, piano Sunday 3 March 1940 Malcolm Sargent Ballet Suite (arr. Mottl) GLUCK St. Paul’s Suite HOLST Viola Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Lionel Tertis, viola Sunday 10 March 1940 Sir Henry Wood Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Albert Sammons, violin Sunday 17 March 1940 Malcolm Sargent Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 7 April 1940 Malcolm Sargent Water Music, Suite (arr. Harty) HANDEL Brigg Fair DELIUS Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’ MENDELSSOHN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Träume WAGNER Cockaigne (In London Town), Overture ELGAR Sunday 14 April 1940 Malcolm Sargent The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 GRIEG Piano Solos (Chopin) Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Irene Scharrer, piano Sunday 21 April 1940 Malcolm Sargent Oberon, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 1 LISZT Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Piano Solos (Chopin) Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Lev Pouishnoff, piano Sunday 28 April 1940 Malcolm Sargent The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Arthur Catterall, violin Sunday 5 May 1940 Malcolm Sargent Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Symphony No. 39 MOZART William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Solomon, piano Hallé Orchestra 1940 – 1941 season (Odeon Theatre) 83rd Season Sunday 20 October 1940 Sir Henry Wood Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 94, ‘Surprise’ HAYDN Closing Scene from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Ah! Perfido, Scene and Aria BEETHOVEN The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2 ELGAR Sunday 27 October 1940 Sir Henry Wood Fantasia and Fugue in C minor (orch. Elgar) BACH Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Three Slavonic Dances DVORAK Cyril Smith, piano Sunday 3 November 1940 Sir Henry Wood Carnival, Overture DVORAK A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Eda Kersey, violin Sunday 10 November 1940 Sir Henry Wood Oberon, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY En Saga SIBELIUS Suite No. 1 from Façade WALTON Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN Sunday 17 November 1940 Sir Henry Wood The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Elsa’s Dream from Lohengrin WAGNER Prelude to Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Duet from Act 2 of Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla WAGNER Forging Songs from Act 1 of Siegfried WAGNER Forest Murmurs WAGNER Siegfried’s Journey to the Rhine WAGNER Florence Austral, soprano Mollie Wilkinson, contralto Walter Widdop, tenor Sunday 24 November 1940 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 31, ‘Paris’ MOZART Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Sunday 1 December 1940 Malcolm Sargent Triple Concerto BEETHOVEN Prelude to Khovanshchina MUSSORGSKY Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Lucy Pierce, piano Laurance Turner, violin Haydn Rogerson, cello Sunday 8 December 1940 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV Three Excerpts from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Sunday 15 December 1940 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 3 RUBBRA Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Sunday 22 December 1940 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Webster Booth, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Chorus Sunday 12 January 1941 Leslie Heward Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Piano Solo (Chopin) Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Lev Pouishnoff, piano Sunday 19 January 1941 Leslie Heward Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Josef Hassid, violin Sunday 26 January 1941 Malcolm Sargent The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Serenade for Strings ELGAR Water Music Suite (arr. Harty) HANDEL William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Sunday 2 February 1941 Basil Cameron Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Robert Forbes, piano Sunday 9 February 1941 Malcolm Sargent Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Isolde Menges, violin Sunday 16 February 1941 Malcolm Sargent The Sleeping Beauty, Waltz TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 23 February 1941 Malcolm Sargent Music for the Royal Fireworks (arr. Harty) HANDEL Serenade to Music VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Sea Drift DELIUS Morning Heroes BLISS Roy Henderson, baritone John Gielgud, orator The Hallé Chorus Sunday 2 March 1941 Robert Forbes Fidelio, Overture BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Ida Haendel, violin Sunday 9 March 1941 Basil Cameron The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Bassoon Concerto ERIC FOGG Enigma Variations ELGAR Archie Camden, bassoon Sunday 16 March 1941 Malcolm Sargent Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Solomon, piano Hallé Orchestra 1941 – 1942 season (Opera House) 84th Season Sunday 19 October 1941 Malcolm Sargent Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Passacaglia in C minor (arr. Respighi) BACH La Mer DEBUSSY Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Sunday 26 October 1941 Malcolm Sargent From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields SMETANA Meditations on an Old Bohemian Chorale SUK Violin Concerto DVORAK Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Eda Kersey, violin Sunday 2 November 1941 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Ode to a Nightingale HARTY Scena: The Sun Goeth Down from The Kingdom ELGAR Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Isobel Baillie, soprano Sunday 9 November 1941 Malcolm Sargent The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER In a Summer Garden DELIUS Symphony No. 39 MOZART Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Frank Merrick, piano Sunday 16 November 1941 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Hungarian Fantasia LISZT Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Stephen Wearing, piano Sunday 23 November 1941 Sir Adrian Boult Toccata in C major (orch Weiner) BACH A Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Ida Haendel, violin Sunday 30 November 1941 Sir Adrian Boult Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Margaret Maddison, piano Sunday 7 December 1941 Sir Adrian Boult Tintagel BAX Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Die Meistersinger, Suite WAGNER Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Sunday 14 December 1941 Malcolm Sargent Constant Lambert* Di Ballo, Overture SULLIVAN Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART Horoscope, Ballet Suite LAMBERT* Symphony No. 86 HAYDN Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Jelly d’Aranyi, violin Sunday 21 December 1941 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Joan Taylor, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Jan van der Gucht, tenor Henry Cummings, bass The Hallé Chorus Sunday 11 January 1942 Malcolm Sargent Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Piano Solos (Chopin) Symphony No. 6 GLAZUNOV Cyril Smith, piano Sunday 18 January 1942 Malcolm Sargent Marche Slave TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Stenka Razin GLAZUNOV A Night on the Bare Mountain MUSSORGSKY Polovtsian Dances BORODIN Sunday 25 January 1942 Leslie Heward Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat major DVORAK Violin Concerto ELGAR Winter and Spring, tone poems BLOCH Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Albert Sammons, violin Sunday 1 February 1942 Leslie Heward Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Variations on a Theme of Haydn BRAHMS Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Queen Mab Scherzo from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Enigma Variations ELGAR Antonia Butler, cello Sunday 8 February 1942 Malcolm Sargent Susanna’s Secret, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Symphonic Variations FRANCK Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Return of Lemminkaïnen and The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Lucy Pierce, piano Sunday 15 February 1942 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 5 SCHUBERT Piano Concerto BLISS Piano Solos (Chopin) Symphonic Variations DVORAK Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Solomon, piano Sunday 22 February 1942 Malcolm Sargent A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN Clarinet Concerto MOZART Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony in D minor FRANCK Pat Ryan, clarinet Sunday 1 March 1942 Leslie Heward Passacaglia on a Well Known Theme GORDON JACOB Mother Goose, Suite RAVEL Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BACH Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Myra Hess, piano Sunday 8 March 1942 Malcolm Sargent Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ Tapiola SIBELIUS Violin Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Henry Holst, violin Sunday 15 March 1942 Malcolm Sargent The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART A John Field Suite HARTY Suite Fantastique for Piano and Orchestra SCHELLING Piano Solos (Schubert and Liszt) Symphony No, 1 BRAHMS Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Hallé Orchestra 1942 – 1943 season (Longford Picture Theatre, Stretford/Capitol Theatre Didsbury/Manchester Hippodrome) 85th Season Sunday 4 October 1942 Malcolm Sargent Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 11 October 1942 Malcolm Sargent Overture in D minor (arr. Elgar) HANDEL Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Polovtsian Dances BORODIN Lev Pouishnoff, piano Sunday 18 October 1942 Richard Austin Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt GRIEG Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Eda Kersey, violin Sunday 25 October 1942 Malcolm Sargent Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Three Dances from The Bartered Bride SMETANA Stephen Wearing, piano Sunday 1 November 1942 Basil Cameron Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans BERLIOZ Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 8 November 1942 Basil Cameron Suite from The Water Music (arr. Harty) HANDEL Symphony in D minor FRANCK Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Sunday 15 November 1942 Basil Cameron The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART Tintagel BAX Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Ida Haendel, violin Sunday 22 November 1942 Basil Cameron Symphony No. 101, ‘Clock’ HAYDN Piano Concerto SCRIABIN Air on the G string BACH Enigma variations ELGAR Lucy Pierce, piano Sunday 29 November 1942 Malcolm Sargent Oberon, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Swan Lake, Ballet Suite TCHAIKOVSKY The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS Suite from The Mastersingers WAGNER Solomon, piano Sunday 6 December 1942 Malcolm Sargent Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture GLINKA Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sunday 13 December 1942 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 23 MOZART Concert Piece for Piano and Orchestra WEBER Ilala GIDEON FAGAN The Blue Danube, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Louis Kentner, piano Sunday 20 December 1942 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Mary Jarred, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Chorus Huddersfield Choral Society Sale and District Choir Sunday 10 January 1943 Robert Forbes Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Forest Murmurs WAGNER España CHABRIER Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Sunday 17 January 1943 Robert Forbes Polovtsian March BORODIN Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Cello Concerto ELGAR The Perfect Fool, Ballet Suite HOLST Haydn Rogerson, cello Sunday 24 January 1943 Basil Cameron Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Sinfonia da Requiem BRITTEN Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Irene Kohler, piano Sunday 31 January 1943 Leslie Heward Manfred, Overture SCHUMANN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 104, ‘London’ HAYDN Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Max Rostal, violin Sunday 7 February 1943 Malcolm Sargent Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Dance Rhapsody No. 1 DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Cyril Smith, piano Sunday 14 February 1943 Malcolm Sargent Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Praise the Lord in Every Land, Cantata BACH Brigg Fair DELIUS The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation PURCELL Chaconne for Strings PURCELL Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Isobel Baillie, soprano Sunday 21 February 1943 Leslie Heward The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART Music for Strings BLISS Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Franz Osborn, piano Sunday 28 February 1943 Leslie Heward Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Russia BALAKIREV Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Sunday 7 March 1943 Malcolm Sargent Marche Militaire SCHUBERT Entr’acte in B flat major from Rosamunde SCHUBERT Piano Concerto in D minor BACH Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Symphonic Variations FRANCK The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Myra Hess, piano Sunday 14 March 1943 Malcolm Sargent Mephisto Waltz LISZT On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Frank Park, viola Sunday 21 March 1943 Sir Adrian Boult Lohengrin, Prelude WAGNER Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Arthur Catterall, violin Sunday 28 March 1943 Malcolm Sargent Ruy Blas, Overture MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Hallé Orchestra 1943 – 1944 season 86th Season Sunday 3 October 1943 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture MENDELSSOHN Variants on Dives and Lazarus VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Sunday 10 October 1943 Pedro Freitas Branco Suite (orch. Jacob) BYRD Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Danzas Fantastica TURINA Paraisos Artificials BRANCO Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Colin Horsley, piano Sunday 17 October 1943 John Barbirolli Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Burlesque Quadrilles ALEC ROWLEY The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Sunday 24 October 1943 John Barbirolli Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Scherzo from Octet MENDELSSOHN Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra DELIUS The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Laurance Turner, violin Haydn Rogerson, cello Sunday 31 October 1943 John Barbirolli Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Pavane FAURÉ Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Sunday 7 November 1943 John Barbirolli Suite for Two Flutes, Cor Anglais, Four Horns and Strings (arr. Barbirolli) PURCELL Piano Concerto No. 19 MOZART Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Symphony on a French Mountain Song D’INDY Kathleen Long, piano Sunday 14 November 1943 John Barbirolli Epic March IRELAND Mother Goose, Suite RAVEL Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Adagio and Fugue for Strings MOZART Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Sunday 21 November 1943 John Barbirolli Laurance Turner* The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI Violin Concerto ELGAR Symphony No. 34 MOZART* The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS* Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper WEINBERGER* Albert Sammons, violin Sunday 28 November 1943 John Barbirolli Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky ARENSKY The Golden Cockerel, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 5 December 1943 John Barbirolli Elegy from Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY Act 2 Balcony Scene from Romeo and Juliet GOUNOD Prelude to Act 1 of La Traviata VERDI Finale from Act 1 of Madama Butterfly PUCCINI Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin WAGNER Act 1 Scene 3 of Die Walküre WAGNER Ruth Packer, soprano Parry Jones, tenor Sunday 12 December 1943 John Barbirolli The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Symphony No. 13 HAYDN Façade, Suite WALTON Sympony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 19 December 1943 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Chorus Sheffield Philharmonic Society Sale and District Choir Sunday 9 January 1944 John Barbirolli Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 3 BAX Irmelin, Prelude DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Sunday 16 January 1944 John Barbirolli Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BACH Threnody for a Soldier Killed in Action ANTHONY COLLINS Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN Incidental Music from Pelleas and Melisande FAURÉ Variations and Fugue on Under a Spreading Chestnut Tree WEINBERGER Sunday 23 January 1944 Basil Cameron Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Piano Concerto GRIEG Symphonic Variations DVORAK Irene Kohler, piano Sunday 30 January 1944 John Barbirolli The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Two Interludes from Falstaff ELGAR Symphony No. 97 HAYDN Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Sunday 6 February 1944 John Barbirolli Introduction and Passacaglia in G minor TERTIUS NOBLE Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony in C major BIZET Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Solomon, piano Sunday 13 February 1944 John Barbirolli Serenata and Notturna for Two String Orchestras MOZART Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT The Beautiful Galatea, Overture SUPPÉ Pizzicato Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Artists Life, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II The Gypsy Baron, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Sunday 20 February 1944 John Barbirolli Theodora, Overture (arr. Jacob) HANDEL Violin Concerto BRAHMS Fountains of Rome RESPIGHI Suite from Act 3 of The Mastersingers WAGNER Maurice Raskin, violin Sunday 27 February 1944 John Barbirolli Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Sheep May Safely Graze (arr. Barbirolli) BACH La Mer DEBUSSY Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Sunday 5 March 1944 John Barbirolli Festival Overture BUDASHKIN Symphony in G major DYSON Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Myra Hess, piano Sunday 12 March 1944 John Barbirolli Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS In the Mountain Country MOERAN Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Sunday 19 March 1944 Julius Harrison Froissart, Overture ELGAR Concerto Grosso No. 18 in B flat major HANDEL Bredon Hill, Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra HARRISON Slavonic Rhapsody No. 2 in G major DVORAK Symphony No. 6 DVORAK Laurance Turner, violin Sunday 26 March 1944 Malcolm Sargent Carnival Overture DVORAK Brigg Fair DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 2 April 1944 John Barbirolli Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN L’Arlèsienne, Suite BIZET Symphony in D minor FRANCK Sunday 9 April 1944 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Iso Elinson, piano Sunday 16 April 1944 John Barbirolli Crown Imperial, March WALTON Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART The Beautiful Galatea, Overture SUPPÉ Roses from the South, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Sunday 23 April 1944 John Barbirolli 1812, Overture TCHAIKOVSKY Elegy and Waltz from Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY Swan Lake, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 30 April 1944 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ A Song of Summer DELIUS Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Sunday 7 May 1944 John Barbirolli Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Prelude to Acts 1 and 3 of Lohengrin WAGNER The Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Wotan’s Farewell WAGNER Tom Williams, bass Hallé Orchestra 1944 – 1945 season 87th Season Sunday 1 October 1944 John Barbirolli Rienzi, Overture WAGNER Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt GRIEG Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Wednesday 4 October 1944 John Barbirolli Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Marco Takes a Walk, Variations for Orchestra DEEMS TAYLOR Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Sunday 15 October 1944 John Barbirolli Fra Diavolo, Overture AUBER Valse Triste SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Cyril Smith, piano Wednesday 18 October 1944 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Iso Elinson, piano Sunday 29 October 1944 John Barbirolli The Hebrides, ‘Fingal’s Cave’ MENDELSSOHN Slow Movement from Quartet DEBUSSY Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Wednesday 1 November 1944 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Preludes and Entr’actes from Pelleas and Melisande DEBUSSY Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Sunday 12 November 1944 Albert Coates Water Music, Suite (arr. Harty) HANDEL Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Prelude to Khovanshchina MUSSORGSKY Gopak from Sorotchinsky Fair MUSSORGSKY Tapiola SIBELIUS Sunday 26 November 1944 John Barbirolli Di Ballo, Overture SULLIVAN Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Pictures from an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) MUSSORGSKY Wednesday 29 November 1944 John Barbirolli The Impresario, Overture MOZART Sea Pictures ELGAR Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Double Concerto BRAHMS Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Marjorie Thomas, contralto Laurance Turner, violin Haydn Rogerson, cello Sunday 10 December 1944 John Barbirolli Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Franz Osborn, piano Sunday 17 December 1944 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Mary Jarred, contralto Peter Pears, tenor John Dethic, bass The Hallé Choir Sheffield Philharmonic Choir Huddersfield Choral Society Wednesday 31 January 1945 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 104, ‘London’ HAYDN Piano Concerto DELIUS Le bourgeois gentilhomme, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Robert Forbes, piano Sunday 11 February 1945 John Barbirolli Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Cello Concerto No. 1 SAINT-SAËNS Slow Movement from Symphony No. 2 RANDALL THOMPSON Two Symphonic Dances GRIEG Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathetic’ TCHAIKOVSKY Haydn Rogerson, cello Wednesday 14 February 1945 John Barbirolli Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Scherzo from Octet MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Solomon, piano Sunday 25 February 1945 John Barbirolli The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 2 ELGAR The Enchanted Lake LIADOV Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Clifford Curzon, piano Wednesday 28 February 1945 Albert Coates Ruslan and Ludmilla, Overture GLINKA Symphony No. 5 SHOSTAKOVICH Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN The Enchanted Lake LIADOV The Legend of Tsar Saltan, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sunday 11 March 1945 Albert Coates Ivan the Terrible, Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Margaret Maddison, piano Wednesday 14 March 1945 John Barbirolli Oberon, Overture WEBER Violin Concerto DELIUS Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Poème for Violin and Orchestra CHAUSSON Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Albert Sammons, violin Sunday 25 March 1945 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra MOZART The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier RICHARD STRAUSS The Gypsy Baron, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Laurance Turner, violin George Alexander, viola Wednesday 28 March 1945 John Barbirolli Ruy Blas, Overture MENDELSSOHN Oboe Concerto GORDON JACOB Three Nocturnes DEBUSSY Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Evelyn Rothwell, oboe Haydn Rogerson, cello George Alexander, viola Sunday 8 April 1945 John Barbirolli Marche Slave TCHAIKOVSKY Elegy and Finale from Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Laurance Turner, violin Wednesday 11 April 1945 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS Piano Concerto No. 26 MOZART Piano Concerto for the Left Hand RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 22 April 1945 John Barbirolli Messa da Requiem VERDI Victoria Sladen, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Tom Williams, bass Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 25 April 1945 John Barbirolli An Elizabethan Suite for Strings and Four Horns BARBIROLLI Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Hallé Orchestra 1945 – 1946 season 88th Season Sunday 23 September 1945 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Two Romances for Violin and Orchestra BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Franz Osborn, piano Laurance Turner, violin Tuesday 2 October 1945 John Barbirolli The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Falstaff ELGAR Intermezzo from Don Juan de Manara EUGENE GOOSSENS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Wednesday 3 October 1945 John Barbirolli The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Falstaff ELGAR Intermezzo from Don Juan de Manara EUGENE GOOSSENS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Sunday 7 October 1945 John Barbirolli The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN España CHABRIER Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Tuesday 16 October 1945 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART Symphony No. 1 MARTINŮ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS Jacques Thibaud, violin Wednesday 17 October 1945 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 38, ‘Prague’ MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART Symphony No. 1 MARTINŮ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso SAINT-SAËNS Jacques Thibaud, violin Sunday 21 October 1945 John Barbirolli William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Symphonie Espagnole LALO Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Jacques Thibaud, violin Sunday 28 October 1945 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Elegy for Strings ELGAR Cello Concerto DVORAK Pablo Casals, cello Tuesday 30 October 1945 George Weldon Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Legend, No. 3 DVORAK Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART Symphony No. 1 WALTON Nina Milkina, piano Wednesday 31 October 1945 George Weldon Benvenuto Cellini, Overture BERLIOZ Legend, No. 3 DVORAK Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART Symphony No. 1 WALTON Nina Milkina, piano Sunday 4 November 1945 Anthony Collins Edward Stanelli* Students March SCHUBERT A Midsummer Nights Dream, Overture MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN Atlantis, A Sea Poem EDWARD STANELLI* Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 11 November 1945 Reginald Goodall The Water Music, Suite HANDEL Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major BACH Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat FALLA Violin Concerto No. 1 BRUCH Les Préludes LISZT Ida Haendel, violin Tuesday 13 November 1945 John Barbirolli Donna Diana, Overture REZNICEK Symphony No. 92, ‘Oxford’ HAYDN Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Symphonic Variations FRANCK La Mer DEBUSSY Clifford Curzon, piano Wednesday 14 November 1945 John Barbirolli Donna Diana, Overture REZNICEK Symphony No. 92, ‘Oxford’ HAYDN Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Symphonic Variations FRANCK La Mer DEBUSSY Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 18 November 1945 John Barbirolli Leonore, No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Bruno Glade, piano Sunday 25 November 1945 John Barbirolli Ruy Blas, Overture MENDELSSOHN Brigg Fair DELIUS Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Tuesday 27 November 1945 John Barbirolli Sir Andrew and Sir Toby, Overture ANTHONY COLLINS Concertino for Clarinet and Strings on themes of Tartini GORDON JACOB Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Pat Ryan, clarinet Wednesday 28 November 1945 John Barbirolli Sir Andrew and Sir Toby, Overture ANTHONY COLLINS Concertino for Clarinet and Strings on themes of Tartini GORDON JACOB Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Don Quixote RICHARD STRAUSS Pat Ryan, clarinet Sunday 2 December 1945 John Barbirolli Marche Slave TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 9 December 1945 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Peter Pears, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Chorus Huddersfield Choral Society Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Tuesday 11 December 1945 John Barbirolli Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ The Garden of Fand BAX Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor BACH Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Laurance Turner, violin Philip Hecht, violin Wednesday 12 December 1945 John Barbirolli Beatrice and Benedict, Overture BERLIOZ The Garden of Fand BAX Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor BACH Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Laurance Turner, violin Philip Hecht, violin Tuesday 1 January 1946 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 39 MOZART Adagio for Strings BARBER Parade ABRAM CHASINS La Valse RAVEL Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Wednesday 2 January 1946 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 39 MOZART Adagio for Strings BARBER Parade ABRAM CHASINS La Valse RAVEL Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Tuesday 29 January 1946 John Barbirolli Tristan und Isolde, Prelude, Isolde’s Narration, Finale Act 1 and Act 2 complete (concert performance) WAGNER Edna Hobson, soprano Walter Widdop, tenor Janet Howe, contralto Norman Walker, bass Roy Devereux, tenor Wednesday 30 January 1946 John Barbirolli Tristan und Isolde, Prelude, Isolde’s Narration, Finale Act 1 and Act 2 complete (concert performance) WAGNER Edna Hobson, soprano Walter Widdop, tenor Janet Howe, contralto Norman Walker, bass Roy Devereux, tenor Sunday 3 February 1946 John Barbirolli Aida, Acts 1 and 2 (concert performance) VERDI Edna Hobson, soprano Janet Howe, mezzo soprano Walter Widdop, tenor Dennis Noble, baritone Norman Walker, bass Booth Unwin, bass The Hallé Chorus Sunday 10 February 1946 Heinz Unger Carnival Overture DVORAK Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’ BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’ MENDELSSOHN Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Tuesday 13 February 1946 Constant Lambert Ivan the Terrible, Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Aubade Heroique CONSTANT LAMBERT Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Louis Kentner, piano Wednesday 14 February 1946 Constant Lambert Ivan the Terrible, Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Aubade Heroique CONSTANT LAMBERT Piano Concerto No. 2 LISZT Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Louis Kentner, piano Sunday 17 February 1946 Constant Lambert Sylvia, Ballet Suite DELIBES Irmelin, Prelude DELIUS La Calinda from Koanga DELIUS Horoscope, Ballet Suite CONSTANT LAMBERT The Sleeping Beauty, Ballet Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Polovtsian March and Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN Sunday 24 February 1946 John Barbirolli Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Robert Forbes, piano Tuesday 26 February 1946 John Barbirolli Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Petrushka STRAVINSKY Piano Concerto IRELAND Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Kendall Taylor, piano Wednesday 27 February 1946 John Barbirolli Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Petrushka STRAVINSKY Piano Concerto IRELAND Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Kendall Taylor, piano Sunday 3 March 1946 John Barbirolli Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Spring, Rhapsody for Orchestra FREDERIC AUSTIN Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music WAGNER Cyril Smith, piano Norman Walker, bass Sunday 10 March 1946 John Barbirolli Messa da Requiem VERDI Joan Hammond, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Tom Williams, bass The Hallé Chorus Sheffield Philharmonic Choir Tuesday 12 March 1946 John Barbirolli Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto MOERAN Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Laurance Turner, violin Wednesday 13 March 1946 John Barbirolli Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto MOERAN Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Laurance Turner, violin Sunday 17 March 1946 John Barbirolli Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Solomon, piano Sunday 24 March 1946 Enrique Jorda Le Roi D’ys, Overture LALO Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Arthur Grumiaux, violin Tuesday 26 March 1946 Reginald Goodall The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI Piano Concerto No. 24 MOZART Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes BRITTEN Tapiola SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 SCHUMANN Shulamith Shafir, piano Wednesday 27 March 1946 Reginald Goodall The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI Piano Concerto No. 24 MOZART Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes BRITTEN Tapiola SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 SCHUMANN Shulamith Shafir, piano Sunday 31 March 1946 Reginald Goodall The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto BRAHMS A Night on the Bare Mountain MUSSORGSKY Enigma Variations ELGAR Ginette Neveu, violin Sunday 7 April 1946 John Barbirolli Oberon, Overture WEBER Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Invitation to the Dance (orch. Berlioz) WEBER Volero RAVEL Maurice Raskin, violin Tuesday 9 April 1946 John Barbirolli The Two Blind Men of Toledo, Overture MÉHUL Symphony No. 101, ‘The Clock’ HAYDN Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER Catherine Lawson, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor Wednesday 10 April 1946 John Barbirolli The Two Blind Men of Toledo, Overture MÉHUL Symphony No. 101, ‘The Clock’ HAYDN Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER Catherine Lawson, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor Sunday 14 April 1946 John Barbirolli Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Aria and Duet from The Marriage of Figaro MOZART Aria and Duet from Don Giovanni MOZART Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Czardas from Die Fledermaus JOHANN STRAUSS II Tales from the Vienna Woods, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Norah Gruhn, soprano Percy Heming, baritone Tuesday 23 April 1946 John Barbirolli Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Concerto in B minor for Four Solo Violins, Cello and Strings in B minor VIVALDI North Country Sketches DELIUS Duet for Clarinet, Cello and Orchestra, ‘Die Zauberharfe’ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Arthur Percival, violin Haydn Rogerson, cello Pat Ryan, clarinet Wednesday 24 April 1946 John Barbirolli Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Concerto in B minor for Four Solo Violins, Cello and Strings in B minor VIVALDI North Country Sketches DELIUS Duet for Clarinet, Cello and Orchestra, ‘Die Zauberharfe’ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Arthur Percival, violin Haydn Rogerson, cello Pat Ryan, clarinet Sunday 5 May 1946 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’ BEETHOVEN Joan Taylor, soprano Marjorie Thomas, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor Henry Cummings, bass Hallé Chorus Sheffield Philharmonic Choir Hallé Orchestra 1946 – 1947 season 89th Season Tuesday 2 October 1946 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 MAHLER Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Wednesday 3 October 1946 John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 MAHLER Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Tuesday 16 October 1946 John Barbirolli Suite from the Dramatick Music of Purcell BARBIROLLI Concerto for Oboe and Strings in B flat major HANDEL Symphony No. 1, ‘Classical’ PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Elisabeth Hawkins, oboe Wednesday 17 October 1946 John Barbirolli Suite from the Dramatick Music of Purcell BARBIROLLI Concerto for Oboe and Strings in B flat major HANDEL Symphony No. 1, ‘Classical’ PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Elisabeth Hawkins, oboe Sunday 20 October 1946 John Barbirolli Leonore No. 2, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 27 October 1946 John Barbirolli Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Yvonne Arnaud, piano Wednesday 30 October 1946 John Barbirolli The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART Pavane for a Dead Infanta RAVEL Cello Concerto MOERAN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Peers Coetmore, cello Thursday 31 October 1946 John Barbirolli The Magic Flute, Overture MOZART Pavane for a Dead Infanta RAVEL Cello Concerto MOERAN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Peers Coetmore, cello Sunday 3 November 1946 John Barbirolli The Thieving Magpie, Overture ROSSINI Valse Triste SIBELIUS Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony in D minor FRANCK Maurice Raskin, violin Sunday 10 November 1946 Enrique Jorda The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Edna Hobson, mezzo soprano Henry Wendon, tenor David Franklin, baritone John Dethick, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 13 November 1946 Bernard Herrmann School for Scandal, Overture BARBER Symphony No. 95 HAYDN The Devil and Daniel Webster, Suite HERRMANN A London Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Thursday 14 November 1946 Bernard Herrmann School for Scandal, Overture BARBER Symphony No. 95 HAYDN The Devil and Daniel Webster, Suite HERRMANN A London Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Sunday 17 November 1946 Bernard Herrmann Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Billy the Kid, Suite COPLAND Piano Concerto No. 1 CHOPIN Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Iso Elinson, piano Sunday 24 November 1946 John Barbirolli The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Sonata Tragica (orch Foote) MacDOWELL Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Laurance Turner, violin Wednesday 27 November 1946 John Barbirolli Le Baruffe Chiozotte, Overture SINIGAGLIA Shylock, Interlude FAURE Wind Concertante in E flat major MOZART Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Elisabeth Hawkins, oboe Pat Ryan, clarinet Charles Cracknell, bassoon John Ayre, horn George Alexander, viola Thursday 28 November 1946 John Barbirolli Le Baruffe Chiozotte, Overture SINIGAGLIA Shylock, Interlude FAURE Wind Concertante in E flat major MOZART Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Elisabeth Hawkins, oboe Pat Ryan, clarinet Charles Cracknell, bassoon John Ayre, horn George Alexander, viola Sunday 1 December 1946 John Barbirolli Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Andante Cantabile TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Alan Loveday, violin Sunday 8 December 1946 Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor David Franklin, bass The Hallé Choir Huddersfield Choral Society Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 11 December 1946 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 29 MOZART Dance of the Blessed Spirits GLUCK Violin Concerto BAX Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Frederick Grinke, violin Thursday 12 December 1946 John Barbirolli Symphony No. 29 MOZART Dance of the Blessed Spirits GLUCK Violin Concerto BAX Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Frederick Grinke, violin Wednesday 1 January 1947 John Barbirolli Alan Rawsthorne* Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Cortèges, Overture RAWSTHORNE* Iberia DEBUSSY Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Thursday 2 January 1947 John Barbirolli Alan Rawsthorne* Introduction and Allegro ELGAR Cortèges, Overture RAWSTHORNE* Iberia DEBUSSY Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Wednesday 15 January 1947 John Barbirolli Suite No. 2 for Flute and Strings BACH Violin Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN España CHABRIER Oliver Bannister, flute Thomas Matthews, violin Thursday 16 January 1947 John Barbirolli Suite No. 2 for Flute and Strings BACH Violin Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN España CHABRIER Oliver Bannister, flute Thomas Matthews, violin Sunday 9 February 1947 Nikolai Malko Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Fugue from Quartet No. 3 (arr. for strings) BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Vltava SMETANA The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Wednesday 12 February 1947 Nikolai Malko Concerto Grosso in D minor (arr. Siloti) VIVALDI Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Passacaglia and Fugue (orch. Respighi) BACH Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Kendall Taylor, piano Thursday 13 February 1947 Nikolai Malko Concerto Grosso in D minor (arr. Siloti) VIVALDI Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Passacaglia and Fugue (orch. Respighi) BACH Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Kendall Taylor, piano Sunday 16 February 1947 Nikolai Malko Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Gayaneh, Three Dances KHATCHATURIAN Divertissement IBERT Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 23 February 1947 Nikolai Malko Finlandia SIBELIUS Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Raymond Cohen, violin Wednesday 26 February 1947 John Barbirolli Euryanthe, Overture WEBER On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Summer Night on the River DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 27 MOZART Piano Concerto for the Left Hand RAVEL La Mer DELIUS Clifford Curzon, piano Thursday 27 February 1947 John Barbirolli Euryanthe, Overture WEBER On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Summer Night on the River DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 27 MOZART Piano Concerto for the Left Hand RAVEL La Mer DELIUS Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 2 March 1947 John Barbirolli Oberon, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo MENDELSSOHN Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 9 March 1947 John Barbirolli The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture NICOLAI Irmelin, Prelude DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Solomon, piano Wednesday 12 March 1947 John Barbirolli Overture in D minor (orch. Elgar) HANDEL La Vie Anterieure and Chanson Triste DUPARC L’Absence and Spectre de la Rose BERLIOZ Suites Nos. 1 and 2 from Daphnis and Chloe RAVEL Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Olive Groves, soprano Thursday 13 March 1947 John Barbirolli Overture in D minor (orch. Elgar) HANDEL La Vie Anterieure and Chanson Triste DUPARC L’Absence and Spectre de la Rose BERLIOZ Suites Nos. 1 and 2 from Daphnis and Chloe RAVEL Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Olive Groves, soprano Sunday 16 March 1947 John Barbirolli Il Seraglio, Overture MOZART ‘Within these Hallowed Dwellings and Isis und Osiris from Magic Flute MOZART ‘When a Maiden takes your Fancy’ from Il Seraglio MOZART Symphony No. 2 SCHUBERT The Gypsy Baron, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Pizzicato Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II The Blue Danube, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Norman Allin, bass Sunday 23 March 1947 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Water Music Suite (arr. Harty) HANDEL Andante Cantabile TCHAIKOVSKY Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Wednesday 26 March 1947 John Barbirolli Der Fresichütz, Overture WEBER Jesu. Joy of Man’s Desiring BACH Bassoon Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER Archie Camden, bassoon Thursday 27 March 1947 John Barbirolli Der Fresichütz, Overture WEBER Jesu. Joy of Man’s Desiring BACH Bassoon Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER Archie Camden, bassoon Sunday 30 March 1947 John Barbirolli The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Gladys Ripley, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor David Franklin, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 9 April 1947 Enrique Jorda Suite for String Orchestra CORELLI Hary Janos, Suite KODALY Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Jan Smeterlin, piano Thursday 10 April 1947 Enrique Jorda Suite for String Orchestra CORELLI Hary Janos, Suite KODALY Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Jan Smeterlin, piano Wednesday 23 April 1947 John Barbirolli Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI Clarinet Concertino in B flat major BUSONI Sinfonietta THOMAS PITFIELD Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Pat Ryan, clarinet Thursday 24 April 1947 John Barbirolli Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI Clarinet Concertino in B flat major BUSONI Sinfonietta THOMAS PITFIELD Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Pat Ryan, clarinet Hallé Orchestra 1947 – 1948 season 90th Season Wednesday 1 October 1947 John Barbirolli Concerto Grosso for Strings (arr. Barbirolli) CORELLI Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Dance Rhapsody No. 1 DELIUS Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Rudolf Serkin, piano Thursday 2 October 1947 John Barbirolli Concerto Grosso for Strings (arr. Barbirolli) CORELLI Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Dance Rhapsody No. 1 DELIUS Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Rudolf Serkin, piano Wednesday 15 October 1947 John Barbirolli Street Corner, Overture RAWSTHORNE Horn Concerto No. 3 MOZART Dies Natalis, Cantata FINZI Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Isobel Baillie, soprano John Ayre, horn The Hallé Choir Thursday 16 October 1947 John Barbirolli Street Corner, Overture RAWSTHORNE Horn Concerto No. 3 MOZART Dies Natalis, Cantata FINZI Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Isobel Baillie, soprano John Ayre, horn Sunday 26 October 1947 John Barbirolli Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin Wednesday 29 October 1947 Josef Krips Oberon, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’ BRUCKNER Thursday 30 October 1947 Josef Krips Oberon, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 4, ‘Romantic’ BRUCKNER Sunday 2 November 1947 Josef Krips Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Italian Serenade WOLF Piano Concerto No. 24 MOZART Emperor Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Edwin Fischer, piano Sunday 9 November 1947 Herbert Bardgett Elijah MENDELSSOHN Elsie Suddaby, soprano Mary Jarred, contralto David Lloyd, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 12 November 1947 Karl Rankl Lohengrin, Prelude Act 1 WAGNER Variations on a Theme of Haydn BRAHMS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Symphony No. 4 MAHLER Desi Halban, soprano Thursday 13 November 1947 Karl Rankl Lohengrin, Prelude Act 1 WAGNER Variations on a Theme of Haydn BRAHMS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Symphony No. 4 MAHLER Desi Halban, soprano Sunday 16 November 1947 Karl Rankl Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Good Friday Music from Parsifal WAGNER Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Gina Bachauer, piano Sunday 23 November 1947 John Barbirolli The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK The Three Cornered Hat, Three Dances FALLA Dance of the Hours PONCHIELLI Faust, Ballet Music GOUNOD Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Wednesday 26 November 1947 John Barbirolli Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Violin Concerto ELGAR Fennimore and Gerda, Intermezzo DELIUS Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Thomas Matthews, violin Thursday 27 November 1947 John Barbirolli Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Violin Concerto ELGAR Fennimore and Gerda, Intermezzo DELIUS Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN Thomas Matthews, violin Sunday 30 November 1947 John Barbirolli Manchester Suite from a Civic Film ALWYN Two Elegiac Melodies GRIEG Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 7 December 1947 Sir Malcolm Sargent Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Heddle Nash, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Choir The Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 10 December 1947 John Barbirolli Scherzo from Octet for Strings MENDELSSOHN Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH La Mer DEBUSSY Thursday 11 December 1947 John Barbirolli Scherzo from Octet for Strings MENDELSSOHN Siegfried Idyll WAGNER Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH La Mer DEBUSSY Wednesday 21 January 1948 John Barbirolli Donna Diana, Overture REZNICEK Les Eolides FRANCK Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2 ROUSSEL Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Thursday 22 January 1948 John Barbirolli Donna Diana, Overture REZNICEK Les Eolides FRANCK Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2 ROUSSEL Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Wednesday 4 February 1948 John Barbirolli La Clemenza di Tito, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Oboe Concerto RICHARD STRAUSS Rossiniana RESPIGHI Leon Goossens, oboe Thursday 5 February 1948 John Barbirolli La Clemenza di Tito, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Oboe Concerto RICHARD STRAUSS Rossiniana RESPIGHI Leon Goossens, oboe Wednesday 18 February 1948 John Barbirolli Les francs juges, Overture BERLIOZ The Childhood of Christ: Flight into Egypt, Repose of the Holy Family and Serenade BERLIOZ Romeo’s Reverie and Fete of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Harold in Italy BERLIOZ George Alexander, viola Richard Lewis, tenor Thursday 19 February 1948 John Barbirolli Les francs juges, Overture BERLIOZ The Childhood of Christ: Flight into Egypt, Repose of the Holy Family and Serenade BERLIOZ Romeo’s Reverie and Fete of the Capulets from Romeo and Juliet BERLIOZ Harold in Italy BERLIOZ George Alexander, viola Richard Lewis, tenor Sunday 22 February 1948 John Barbirolli London Overture IRELAND Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Preludes to Acts 1 and 3 of La traviata VERDI España CHABRIER Solomon, piano Sunday 29 February 1948 John Barbirolli Mignon, Overture THOMAS Ah! Perfido, Scena BEETHOVEN The Golden Cockerel, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Edna Hobson, soprano Wednesday 3 March 1948 John Barbirolli Signor Bruschino, Overture ROSSINI Improvisations on Virginal Pieces of Giles Farnaby RUBBRA Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Clifford Curzon, piano Thursday 4 March 1948 John Barbirolli Signor Bruschino, Overture ROSSINI Improvisations on Virginal Pieces of Giles Farnaby RUBBRA Rapsodie espagnole RAVEL Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Clifford Curzon, piano Sunday 7 March 1948 John Barbirolli The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Entr’acte, Under the Lindens MASSENET Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 2 ELGAR Cyril Smith, piano Sunday 14 March 1948 John Barbirolli The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto BRAHMS The Island, symphonic poem PHILIP SAINTON Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Ginette Neveu, violin Wednesday 17 March 1948 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Le Rouet d’Omphale SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No. 3 MARTINU Overture, Scherzo, Nocturne and Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Slavonic Dances DVORAK Pierre Fournier, cello Thursday 18 March 1948 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Le Rouet d’Omphale SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No. 3 MARTINU Overture, Scherzo, Nocturne and Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN Slavonic Dances DVORAK Pierre Fournier, cello Sunday 21 March 1948 John Barbirolli The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Parry Jones, tenor David Franklin, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 31 March 1948 John Barbirolli Sinfonia No. 3 for Double Orchestra JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 83, ‘The Hen’ HAYDN The Garden of Fand BAX L’Arlesienne, Suite BIZET Henry Holst, violin Thursday 1 April 1948 John Barbirolli Sinfonia No. 3 for Double Orchestra JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 83, ‘The Hen’ HAYDN The Garden of Fand BAX L’Arlesienne, Suite BIZET Henry Holst, violin Sunday 4 April 1948 John Barbirolli Souvenir de Florence TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme TCHAIKOVSKY The Sleeping Beauty, Ballet Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Mischel Cheriavsky, cello Sunday 11 April 1948 John Barbirolli Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Piano Concerto No. 10 for two pianos MOZART Divertissement IBERT Carnival of the Animals SAINT-SAENS Enigma Variations ELGAR Ethel Bartlett, piano Rae Robertson, piano Wednesday 14 April 1948 John Barbirolli The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Symphony No. 32 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 3 BARTOK Folk Song Fantasy for Strings, ‘The Sheep under the Snow’ RICHARD HALL Symphony in D minor FRANCK Kendall Taylor, piano Thursday 15 April 1948 John Barbirolli The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Symphony No. 32 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 3 BARTOK Folk Song Fantasy for Strings, ‘The Sheep under the Snow’ RICHARD HALL Symphony in D minor FRANCK Kendall Taylor, piano Sunday 18 April 1948 John Barbirolli Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT German Dances MOZART Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Emperor Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Sunday 25 April 1948 John Barbirolli Excerpts from Act 3 of The Mastersingers WAGNER These Things Shall Be IRELAND Doris Doree, soprano Gladys Parr, contralto William Herbert, tenor David Lloyd, tenor Tom Williams, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 28 April 1948 John Barbirolli Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 6 No. 7 HANDEL Violin Concerto BRITTEN Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Theo Olof, violin Thursday 29 April 1948 John Barbirolli Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 6 No. 7 HANDEL Violin Concerto BRITTEN Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Theo Olof, violin Hallé Orchestra 1948 – 1949 season 91st Season Wednesday 13 October 1948 John Barbirolli Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Kindertotenlieder MAHLER Suite No. 1, Descrobimento do Brasil VILLA-LOBOS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Thursday 14 October 1948 John Barbirolli Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Kindertotenlieder MAHLER Suite No. 1, Descrobimento do Brasil VILLA-LOBOS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Sunday 24 October 1948 John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Franz Osborn, piano Wednesday 27 October 1948 John Barbirolli La Cenerentola, Overture ROSSINI Guitar Concerto CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Printemps DEBUSSY Guitar Solos The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Andrés Segovia, guitar Thursday 28 October 1948 John Barbirolli La Cenerentola, Overture ROSSINI Guitar Concerto CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Printemps DEBUSSY Guitar Solos The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Andrés Segovia, guitar Sunday 31 October 1948 John Barbirolli Sylvia, Suite DELIBES Petrushka, Suite STRAVINSKY William Tell, Ballet Music ROSSINI Façade, Suite WALTON Three Nell Gwynn Dances EDWARD GERMAN Swan Lake, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Sunday 7 November 1948 John Barbirolli Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT Variations on a Nursery Theme DOHNANYI Tristan und Isolde, Prelude Act 3 WAGNER Mother Goose, Suite RAVEL Bolero RAVEL Wilfrid Parry, piano Wednesday 10 November 1948 Josef Krips Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART Symphony No. 6 BRUCKNER Albert Ferber, piano Thursday 11 November 1948 Josef Krips Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 21 MOZART Symphony No. 6 BRUCKNER Albert Ferber, piano Sunday 14 November 1948 Josef Krips Il Seraglio, Overture MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Lili Kraus, piano Sunday 21 November 1948 Rafael Kubelik The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Vltava SMETANA Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Theo Olof, violin Wednesday 24 November 1948 John Barbirolli The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Oboe Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) DELIUS Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Evelyn Rothwell, oboe Thursday 25 November 1948 John Barbirolli The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Oboe Concerto MOZART Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) DELIUS Francesca da Rimini TCHAIKOVSKY Evelyn Rothwell, oboe Sunday 28 November 1948 John Barbirolli La Gazza Ladra, Overture ROSSINI The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS Symphony in D minor FRANCK Porgy and Bess, Suite (arr. Bennett) GERSHWIN Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Sunday 5 December 1948 John Barbirolli Homage March GRIEG Symphony for Wind Instruments GOUNOD Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5½, ‘A Symphony for Fun’ DON GILLIS Enigma Variations ELGAR Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 12 December 1948 Sir Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto David Lloyd, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Choir Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 29 December 1948 John Barbirolli The Ruler of the Spirits, Overture WEBER Saxophone Concerto PHYLLIS TATE Pelleas et Mélisande, Suite of Entr’actes DEBUSSY Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Michael Krein, saxophone Thursday 30 December 1948 John Barbirolli The Ruler of the Spirits, Overture WEBER Saxophone Concerto PHYLLIS TATE Pelleas et Mélisande, Suite of Entr’actes DEBUSSY Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Michael Krein, saxophone Sunday 9 January 1949 Constant Lambert Polovtsian March and Dances from Prince Igor BORODIN Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Rio Grande LAMBERT Belshazzar’s Feast WALTON Kyla Greenbaum, piano Gladys Ripley, contralto Dennis Noble, baritone The Hallé Choir Wednesday 12 January 1949 John Barbirolli Verklärte Nacht SCHOENBERG Mathis der Maler, Symphony HINDEMITH Danses Sacrée et Profanes DEBUSSY Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Rosemary St. John, harp Thursday 13 January 1949 John Barbirolli Verklärte Nacht SCHOENBERG Mathis der Maler, Symphony HINDEMITH Danses Sacrée et Profanes DEBUSSY Symphony No. 4 SCHUMANN Rosemary St. John, harp Wednesday 26 January 1949 John Barbirolli The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony ARTHUR BENJAMIN Serenade for Strings ELGAR Double Concerto BRAHMS Antonio Brosa, violin André Navarra, cello Thursday 27 January 1949 John Barbirolli The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony ARTHUR BENJAMIN Serenade for Strings ELGAR Double Concerto BRAHMS Antonio Brosa, violin André Navarra, cello Wednesday 23 February 1949 John Barbirolli The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Piano Concerto No. 4 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Legend No. 1 for Strings RICHARD TILDESLEY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Iso Elinson, piano Thursday 24 February 1949 John Barbirolli The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Piano Concerto No. 4 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Legend No. 1 for Strings RICHARD TILDESLEY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Iso Elinson, piano Sunday 27 February 1949 John Barbirolli William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Two Aquarelles DELIUS Piano Concerto GRIEG Symphony No. 2 RACHMANINOV Michael Hambourg, piano Sunday 6 March 1949 John Barbirolli Marche Slave TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Ballet Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathétique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Wednesday 9 March 1949 John Barbirolli The Impresario, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 6 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS La valse RAVEL Thursday 10 March 1949 John Barbirolli The Impresario, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 6 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS La valse RAVEL Sunday 13 March 1949 John Barbirolli The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture NICOLAI Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Violin Concerto No. 3 SAINT-SAENS Emperor Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Laurance Turner, violin Sunday 20 March 1949 Nicolai Malko The Silken Ladder, Overture ROSSINI Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Lohengrin, Prelude Act 3 WAGNER Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Variations from Suite No. 3 TCHAIKOVSKY Gina Bachauer, piano Wednesday 23 March 1949 Nicolai Malko Russian Easter Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Lieutenant Kije, Suite PROKOFIEV Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Thursday 24 March 1949 Nicolai Malko Russian Easter Overture RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 2 BORODIN Lieutenant Kije, Suite PROKOFIEV Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries WAGNER Sunday 30 March 1949 Nicolai Malko The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 97 HAYDN Tales from the Vienna Woods JOHANN STRAUSS II Sleeping Beauty, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Gayaneh, Three Dances KHACHATURIAN The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER Sunday 3 April 1949 Fernando Previtali The Sicilian Vespers, Overture VERDI Rosamunde, Ballet Music SCHUBERT Hungarian Fantasia LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Suite MENDELSSSOHN Amparo Iturbi, piano Wednesday 6 April 1949 Fernando Previtali Pezzo Concertante GHEDINI Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Thursday 7 April 1949 Fernando Previtali Pezzo Concertante GHEDINI Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Sunday 10 April 1949 Fernando Previtali Oberon, Overture WEBER La Traviata, Prelude Act 3 VERDI Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Raymond Cohen, violin Sunday 17 April 1949 Herbert Bardgett Mass in B minor BACH Isobel Baillie, soprano Mary Jarred, contralto Eric Greene, tenor William Parsons, bass The Hallé Choir Sunday 1 May 1949 John Barbirolli España CHABRIER The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Piano Concerto No. 2 BRAHMS Clifford Curzon, piano Wednesday 4 May 1949 John Barbirolli Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Duet Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 98 HAYDN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Pat Ryan, clarinet Charles Cracknell, bassoon Thursday 5 May 1949 John Barbirolli Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Duet Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 98 HAYDN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Pat Ryan, clarinet Charles Cracknell, bassoon Sunday 8 May 1949 John Barbirolli Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Fame is the Spur, Film Suite JOHN WOOLDRIDGE Peer Gynt, Suite GRIEG Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Hallé Orchestra 1949 – 1950 season 92nd Season Wednesday 12 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER The Tale the Pine Trees Knew BAX Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Ginette Neveu, violin Thursday 13 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Mastersingers, Overture WAGNER The Tale the Pine Trees Knew BAX Violin Concerto SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 SIBELIUS Ginette Neveu, violin Sunday 23 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Ida Haendel, violin Wednesday 26 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Two Blind Men of Toledo, Overture MEHUL Metamorphosen RICHARD STRAUSS Guitar Concerto PONCE Rhapsody for Small Orchestra RICHARD TILDESLEY Guitar Solos Symphony No. 29 MOZART Andrès Segovia, guitar Thursday 27 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Two Blind Men of Toledo, Overture MEHUL Metamorphosen RICHARD STRAUSS Guitar Concerto PONCE Rhapsody for Small Orchestra RICHARD TILDESLEY Guitar Solos Symphony No. 29 MOZART Andrès Segovia, guitar Sunday 30 October 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture NICOLAI Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra POULENC La Mer DEBUSSY Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART The Carnival of the Animals SAINT-SAENS Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Lucy Pierce, piano John Wills, piano Sunday 6 November 1949 Sir John Barbirolli Messa da Requiem VERDI Sylvia Fisher, soprano Constance Shacklock, contralto Franz Lechleitner, tenor Boris Christoff, bass The Hallé Choir Sunday 13 November 1949 Bernard Herrmann For the Fallen BERNARD HERRMANN Violin Concerto No. 3 MOZART The Incredible Flutist, Ballet Suite PISTON Romance in G major for violin and orchestra BEETHOVEN A Faust Symphony LISZT Gioconda de Vito, violin Sunday 20 November 1949 Sir Malcolm Sargent Suite from the Royal Fireworks Music HANDEL Variations on a Nursery Tune DOHNANYI The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra BRITTEN Symphony No. 7 DVORAK James Gibb, piano Wednesday 23 November 1949 Sir John Barbirolli Cosi fan tutte, Overture MOZART Four Poems of St. Teresa of Avila LENNOX BERKELEY Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart REGER In our Hour of Deepest Need, Chorale Prelude (orch. Barbirolli) BACH Alto Rhapsody BRAHMS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Members of the Hallé Choir Thursday 24 November 1949 Sir John Barbirolli Cosi fan tutte, Overture MOZART Four Poems of St. Teresa of Avila LENNOX BERKELEY Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart REGER In our Hour of Deepest Need, Chorale Prelude (orch. Barbirolli) BACH Alto Rhapsody BRAHMS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Members of the Hallé Choir Sunday 27 November 1949 Sir John Barbirolli Prelude and Mazurka from Coppelia DELIBES Three Dances from Henry VIII EDWARD GERMAN La Boutique Fantasque, Ballet Suite (orch. Respighi) ROSSINI Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sunday 4 December 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 ELGAR Claudio Arrau, piano Wednesday 7 December 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Silken Ladder, Overture ROSSINI Tarn House, A Cumbrian Rhapsody MAURICE JOHNSTONE Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Edwin Fischer, piano Thursday 8 December 1949 Sir John Barbirolli The Silken Ladder, Overture ROSSINI Tarn House, A Cumbrian Rhapsody MAURICE JOHNSTONE Piano Concerto No. 22 MOZART Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Edwin Fischer, piano Sunday 11 December 1949 Sir Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Richard Lewis, tenor Harold Williams, bass The Hallé Choir Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 28 December 1949 Igor Markevitch Pastorale from The Christmas Oratorio BACH Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Three Dances from The Cornered Hat FALLA Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Thursday 29 December 1949 Igor Markevitch Pastorale from The Christmas Oratorio BACH Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Three Dances from The Cornered Hat FALLA Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Wednesday 11 January 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 4 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Thursday 12 January 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Symphony No. 3 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 4 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Wednesday 25 January 1950 Sir John Barbirolli La forza del destino, Overture VERDI Concerto for Orchestra BARTOK Rondo from Serenade No. 7, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Thursday 26 January 1950 Sir John Barbirolli La forza del destino, Overture VERDI Concerto for Orchestra BARTOK Rondo from Serenade No. 7, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Wednesday 22 February 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Satyricon, Overture IRELAND Violin Concerto WALTON Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Frederick Grinke, violin Sunday 26 February 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna, Overture SUPPE Serenata Notturna MOZART Improvisations on a Martial Melody (Lillibullero) HANS GAL Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II A Night in Venice, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Pizzicato Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Emperor Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Sunday 5 March 1950 Sir John Barbirolli La Gazza Ladra. Overture ROSSINI A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 6 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Moto Perpetuo ROSSINI Piano Concerto GRIEG Cyril Smith, piano Wednesday 9 March 1950 Fernando Previtali The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Symphony in D major CHERUBINI Piano Concerto in D minor BACH Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Monique Haas, piano Thursday 10 March 1950 Fernando Previtali The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Symphony in D major CHERUBINI Piano Concerto in D minor BACH Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ BEETHOVEN Monique Haas, piano Sunday 12 March 1950 Fernando Previtali Turandot, Suite BUSONI Peter and the Wolf PROKOFIEV Romeo’s Ride from Romeo and Juliet ZANDONAI Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Margaretta Scott, narrator Sunday 19 March 1950 Fernando Previtali Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER Psyche, Symphonic Poem FRANCK Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Night on the Bare Mountain MUSSORGSKY Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT The Siege of Corinth, Overture ROSSINI Lyvia Rev, piano Wednesday 22 March 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Don Juan, Ballet Suite (trans. Roy Douglas) GLUCK Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS Oboe Concerto ALWYN Serenade to Music VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Alec Whittaker, oboe Thursday 23 March 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Don Juan, Ballet Suite (trans. Roy Douglas) GLUCK Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS Oboe Concerto ALWYN Serenade to Music VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Alec Whittaker, oboe Sunday 26 March 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Five German Dances SCHUBERT Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Antonio Brosa, violin Sunday 2 April 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Di Ballo, Overture SULLIVAN Piano Concerto No. 27 MOZART Variations on a Theme Of Haydn BRAHMS Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Eileen Joyce, piano Sunday 9 April 1950 Sir Malcolm Sargent Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Nocturne for Strings (arr. Sargent) BORODIN Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Moura Lympany, piano Wednesday 12 April 1950 Josef Krips Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Piano Concerto in D major HAYDN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Josef Weingarten, piano Thursday 13 April 1950 Josef Krips Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Piano Concerto in D major HAYDN Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Josef Weingarten, piano Sunday 16 April 1950 Herbert Bardgett Homage March GRIEG Morning Heroes BLISS Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Fantasia on Greensleeves VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Prince Igor, March, Dance of the Young Girls and Ballet Music BORODIN Sir Ralph Richardson, orator Sunday 23 April 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI The Nutcracker, Ballet Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser WAGNER Symphonie Fantastique BERLIOZ Wednesday 26 April 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Elizabethan Suite from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book BARBIROLLI A Song before Sunrise DELIUS Symphony No. 5 RUBBRA Cello Concerto DVORAK Pierre Fournier, cello Thursday 27 April 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Elizabethan Suite from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book BARBIROLLI A Song before Sunrise DELIUS Symphony No. 5 RUBBRA Cello Concerto DVORAK Pierre Fournier, cello Sunday 30 April 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Ruy Blas, Overture MENDELSSOHN Nuages et Fêtes from Nocturnes DEBUSSY Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 7 May 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Idomeneo, Suite MOZART Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 9, ‘Choral’ BEETHOVEN Joan Taylor, soprano Marjorie Thomas, contralto Parry Jones, tenor Tom Williams, bass The Hallé Choir Wednesday 10 May 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Consecration of the House, Overture BEETHOVEN Flute Concerto IBERT Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Oliver Bannister, flute Thursday 11 May 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Consecration of the House, Overture BEETHOVEN Flute Concerto IBERT Symphony No. 7 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Oliver Bannister, flute Hallé Orchestra 1950 – 1951 season 93rd Season Wednesday 11 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Corsair, Overture BERLIOZ Escales IBERT Piano Concerto for the Left Hand BAX Adagio and Fugue for Strings MOZART Enigma Variations ELGAR Harriet Cohen, piano Thursday 12 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Corsair, Overture BERLIOZ Escales IBERT Piano Concerto for the Left Hand BAX Adagio and Fugue for Strings MOZART Enigma Variations ELGAR Harriet Cohen, piano Sunday 22 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Viennese Dances BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’ BEETHOVEN Wednesday 25 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Tancredi, Overture ROSSINI Cello Concerto SCHUMANN King Christian II, Suite SIBELIUS Symphny No. 3 ROUSSEL Joseph Schuster, cello Thursday 26 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Tancredi, Overture ROSSINI Cello Concerto SCHUMANN King Christian II, Suite SIBELIUS Symphony No. 3 ROUSSEL Joseph Schuster, cello Sunday 29 October 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Serenade to Music VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantastic Dances TURINA Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Scherzo from Octet for Strings MENDELSSOHN L’Arlèsienne, Suite BIZET Denis Matthews, piano Sunday 5 November 1950 Herbert Bardgett The Hebrides (Fingals Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN The Flight of the Bumble Bee RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Piano Concerto No. 2 BEETHOVEN A Spring Symphony BRITTEN Iso Elinson, piano Joan Cross, soprano Anne Wood, contralto Peter Pears, tenor Hallé Choir Chorus of Manchester Schoolboys Wednesday 22 November 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Wasps, Overture VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Greensleeves VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 4 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Philip Newman, violin Thursday 23 November 1950 Sir John Barbirolli The Wasps, Overture VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Greensleeves VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 4 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Philip Newman, violin Sunday 26 November 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Ballet Music from William Tell ROSSINI The Haunted Ballroom, Waltz TOYE Neil Gwynn Dances GERMAN Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2 ROUSSEL The Sleeping Beauty, Waltz TCHAIKOVSKY Valse Triste SIBELIUS The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Sunday 3 December 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Cockaigne, Overture ELGAR Minuet and Prayer from Suite No. 4, ‘Mozartiana’ TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS Abbey Simon, piano Wednesday 6 December 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Abu Hassan, Overture WEBER Serenade for Eight Wind Instruments, K388 MOZART La Peri, symphonic poem DUKAS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Thursday 7 December 1950 Sir John Barbirolli Abu Hassan, Overture WEBER Serenade for Eight Wind Instruments, K388 MOZART La Peri, symphonic poem DUKAS Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Sunday 10 December 1950 Sir Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Gladys Ripley, contralto Richard Lewis, tenor Norman Walker, bass The Hallé Choir Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Wednesday 20 December 1950 Charles Groves Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Concerto for Double String Orchestra TIPPETT Variations on a theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV Lohengrin, Prelude, Act 1 WAGNER Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Cyril Smith, piano Thursday 21 December 1950 Charles Groves Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Concerto for Double String Orchestra TIPPETT Variations on a theme of Paganini RACHMANINOV Lohengrin, Prelude, Act 1 WAGNER Symphony No. 1, ‘Spring’ SCHUMANN Cyril Smith, piano Wednesday 17 January 1951 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 3 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 97 HAYDN Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 18 January 1951 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 3 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 97 HAYDN Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Wednesday 31 January 1951 Paul Kletzki Oberon, Overture WEBER Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings BRITTEN Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Peter Pears, tenor Dennis Brain, horn Thursday 1 February 1951 Paul Kletzki Oberon, Overture WEBER Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings BRITTEN Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2 RAVEL Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Peter Pears, tenor Dennis Brain, horn Wednesday 14 February 1951 Paul Kletzki Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 MAHLER Margaret Ritchie, soprano Thursday 15 February 1951 Paul Kletzki Variations on a Theme by Haydn BRAHMS Leonore No. 3, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 MAHLER Margaret Ritchie, soprano Sunday 25 February 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Pique Dame, Overture SUPPE Fantasia for the Mechanical Clock MOZART WARR Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN The Gypsy Baron, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Radetzky March JOHANN STRAUSS I Artist’s Life, Waltz JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Wednesday 28 February 1951 Sir John Barbirolli The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI A Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH Tambourin DURUFLE Poème de l’amour et de la mer CHAUSSON Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Thursday 1 March 1951 Sir John Barbirolli The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture ROSSINI A Shropshire Lad BUTTERWORTH Tambourin DURUFLE Poème de l’amour et de la mer CHAUSSON Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Sunday 4 March 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Orpheus and Eurydice (concert performance) GLUCK Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Ena Mitchell, soprano Fulvia Trevisani, soprano Hallé Choir Sunday 11 March 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Violin Concerto BRAHMS The Enchanted Lake LIADOV Symphony in D minor FRANCK Endre Wolf, violin Wednesday 14 March 1951 George Weldon Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 83, ‘Hen’ HAYDN Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL Symphony in Three Movements STRAVINSKY Monique Haas, piano Thursday 15 March 1951 George Weldon Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 83, ‘Hen’ HAYDN Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL Symphony in Three Movements STRAVINSKY Monique Haas, piano Sunday 18 March 1951 Charles Groves Euryanthe, Overture WEBER On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Monique Haas, piano Sunday 25 March 1951 Stanford Robinson INCLUDED: Intermezzo from The Secrets of Susannah WOLF-FERRARI Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut PUCCINI Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene Onegin TCHAIKOVSKY William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Masaniello, Overture AUBER ‘Una voce poco fa’ from The Barber of Seville ROSSINI ‘Caro nome’ from Rigoletto VERDI Toreador’s Song from Carmen BIZET Aria from Faust GOUNOD Duet from Rigoletto VERDI Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper WEINBERGER Gwen Catley, soprano Dennis Noble, baritone Sunday 1 April 1951 Walter Susskind The Swan Lake, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathetique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Ida Haendel, violin Wednesday 4 April 1951 Hugo Rignold The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Violin Concerto ELGAR Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Raymond Cohen, violin Thursday 5 April 1951 Hugo Rignold The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Violin Concerto ELGAR Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY Symphony No. 7 DVORAK Raymond Cohen, violin Sunday 8 April 1951 Rudolf Schwarz Prince Igor, Overture BORODIN Symphony in C major BIZET Hamlet, Overture TCHAIKOVSKY Trombone Concerto CRESTON Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART The Mastersingers, Suite WAGNER Maisie Ringham, trombone Sunday 15 April 1951 Sir Malcolm Sargent The Bartered Bride, Overture SMETANA The Walk to the Paradise Garden DELIUS Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Invitation to the Waltz (orch. Johnstone) WEBER Symphony No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH Colin Horsley, piano Wednesday 18 April 1951 Ernst Ansermet Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Thursday 19 April 1951 Ernst Ansermet Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Sunday 22 April 1951 Ernst Ansermet The Thieving Magpie, Overture ROSSINI Arrival of the Queen of Sheba HANDEL Concerto for Orchestra BARTOK St. George’s Day THOMAS WOOD Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Gina Bachauer, piano Sunday 29 April 1951 Albert Wolff The Force of Destiny, Overture VERDI Piano Concerto No. 3 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Myra Hess, piano Wednesday 2 May 1951 Sir John Barbirolli The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture BEETHOVEN Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola MOZART Closing Scene from Feuersnot RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Laurance Turner,violin George Alexander, viola Thursday 3 May 1951 Sir John Barbirolli The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture BEETHOVEN Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola MOZART Closing Scene from Feuersnot RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Laurance Turner, violin George Alexander, viola Sunday 6 May 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Hansel and Gretel, Overture HUMPERDINCK Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in C major BACH Symphony No. 88 HAYDN Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra MARTINU Two Melodies for Strings (Norway and First Meeting) GRIEG Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Ethel Bartlett, piano Rae Robertson, piano Sunday 13 May 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Festival March ALWYN Violin Concerto No. 4 MOZART The Golden Cockerel, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Herman Krebbers, violin Hallé Orchestra 1951 – 1952 season 94th Season Sunday 21 October 1951 (BV) Sir John Barbirolli Coriolan, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 BEETHOVEN Fidelio, Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 BEETHOVEN Sunday 28 October 1951 (BV) Sir John Barbirolli The Wise Virgins, Ballet Suite (orch Walton) BACH Faust, Ballet Music GOUNOD Fantastic Dances TURINA Dance of the Hours PONCHIELLI Horoscope, Suite LAMBERT The Nutcracker, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY La Valse RAVEL Sunday 4 November 1951 (BV) Walter Susskind Waltz and Finale from Serenade for Strings TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2, ‘Little Russian’ TCHAIKOVSKY Marche Slave TCHAIKOVSKY Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Thursday 29 November 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Der Freischütz, Overture WEBER A London Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 1 BRAHMS Thursday 6 December 1951 Sir John Barbirolli The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture BEETHOVEN Harold in Italy BERLIOZ Divertimento No. 2 in D major, K131 MOZART Symphony No. 5 SIBELIUS Sunday 9 December 1951 Sir Malcolm Sargent The Messiah HANDEL Isobel Baillie, soprano Marjorie Thomas, contralto Richard Lewis, tenor Owen Brannigan, bass Hallé Choir Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Thursday 13 December 1951 Sir John Barbirolli Don Pasquale, Overture DONIZETTI Pavane for a Dead Infanta RAVEL A Pastoral Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Piano Concerto No. 1 BRAHMS Clifford Curzon, piano Thursday 3 January 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Secret Marriage, Overture CIMAROSA Horn Concerto No. 1 RICHARD STRAUSS Love the Magician, ballet FALLA Symphony No. 4 BEETHOVEN España CHABRIER Marina de Gabarain, mezzo soprano Maurice Handford, horn Saturday 5 January 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Poet and Peasant, Overture SUPPE Fantasia for the Mechanical Clock (arr. Warr) MOZART Symphony No. 2 SCHUBERT Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Gold and Silver, Waltz LEHAR Perpetuum Mobile JOHANN STRAUSS II Annen Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Tritsch-Tratsch Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Sunday 6 January 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Poet and Peasant, Overture SUPPE Fantasia for the Mechanical Clock (arr. Warr) MOZART Symphony No. 2 SCHUBERT Die Fledermaus, Overture JOHANN STRAUSS II Gold and Silver, Waltz LEHAR Perpetuum Mobile JOHANN STRAUSS II Annen Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Tritsch-Tratsch Polka JOHANN STRAUSS II Der Rosenkavalier, Suite RICHARD STRAUSS Thursday 10 January 1952 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt Abu Hassan, Overture WEBER Violin Concerto No. 5 MOZART Symphony No. 1 BEETHOVEN Petrushka STRAVINSKY Jacques Thibaud, violin Sunday 13 January 1952 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt Night on a Bare Mountain (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov) MUSSORGSKY Piano Concerto No. 2 RACHMANINOV Symphony No. 4 TCHAIKOVSKY Julius Katchen, piano Sunday 20 January 1952 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt Euryanthe, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN Nocturne and Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream MENDELSSOHN French Suite EGK Bolero RAVEL Livia Rev, piano Thursday 24 January 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Symphony No. 34 MOZART Symphony No. 35, ‘Haffner’ MOZART Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz’ MOZART Sunday 27 January 1952 Fernando Previtali Toccata and Fugue in C major (orch. Weiner) BACH Violin Concerto BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4, ‘Tragic’ SCHUBERT The Siege of Corinth, Overture ROSSINI Endre Wolf, violin Thursday 31 January 1952 Fernando Previtali La Vestale, Overture SPONTINI Tanzwalzer BUSONI Piano Concerto No. 20 MOZART Symphony No. 4 BRAHMS Josef Weingarten, piano Saturday 2 February 1952 Fernando Previtali Oberon, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Cor de Groot, piano Sunday 3 February 1952 Fernando Previtali Oberon, Overture WEBER Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8, ‘Unfinished’ SCHUBERT The Sorcerer’s Apprentice DUKAS Cor de Groot, piano Sunday 10 February 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Symphony No. 39 MOZART Symphony No. 40 MOZART Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’ MOZART Thursday 14 February 1952 Sir John Barbirolli In Memoriam, Overture SULLIVAN Symphony No. 4 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Cello Concerto in D major HAYDN Death and Transfiguration RICHARD STRAUSS Andre Navarra, cello Sunday 17 February 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave), Overture MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 15 MOZART La Mer DEBUSSY Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA Swan Lake, Suite TCHAIKOVSKY Valda Aveling, piano Thursday 21 February 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Prelude to Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Act 1, Scene 3 from Die Walküre WAGNER Siegfried’s Rhine Journey, Funeral Music and Closing Scene from Götterdämmerung WAGNER Sylvia Fisher, soprano Ludwig Suthaus, tenor Sunday 24 February 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Merry Wives of Windsor, Overture NICOLAI Mother Goose, Suite RAVEL Symphony No. 4, ‘Italian’ MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 4 BEETHOVEN Marche Caprice DELIUS Capriccio Espagnol RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Monique Haas, piano Thursday 28 February 1952 Albert Wolff Symphony No. 1, ‘Classical’ PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4 ROUSSEL Iberia DEBUSSY Symphony No. 3, ‘Rhenish’ SCHUMANN Saturday 1 March 1952 Albert Wolff William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Rosamunde, Entr’acte SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Alfredo Campoli, violin Sunday 2 March 1952 Albert Wolff William Tell, Overture ROSSINI Violin Concerto MENDELSSOHN Three Pieces from The Damnation of Faust BERLIOZ Rosamunde, Entr’acte SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 BEETHOVEN Alfredo Campoli, violin Thursday 6 March 1952 Paul Kletzki Symphony No. 95 HAYDN Concerto for Orchestra PETRASSI Symphony No. 2 BRAHMS Sunday 9 March 1952 Paul Kletzki The Flying Dutchman, Overture WAGNER Adagio for Strings BARBER Don Juan RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 6, ‘Pathetique’ TCHAIKOVSKY Thursday 13 March 1952 Paul Kletzki The Marriage of Figaro, Overture MOZART Cello Concerto DVORAK Symphony No. 7 BRUCKNER Antonio Janigro, cello Sunday 16 March 1952 Paul Kletzki Tragic Overture BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 3 RACHMANINOV Vltava SMETANA Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune DEBUSSY The Firebird, Suite STRAVINSKY Cyril Smith, piano Thursday 20 March 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Egmont, Overture BEETHOVEN Oboe Concerto VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Divertissement IBERT A Sea Symphony VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Janet Craxton, oboe Isobel Baillie, soprano Denis Dowling, baritone Hallé Choir Sunday 23 March 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Semiramide, Overture ROSSINI Symphony No. 9, ‘From the New World’ DVORAK Piano Concerto in C sharp major EDWARD ISAACS L’Arlesienne, Suite BIZET Iris Loveridge, piano Thursday 27 March 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Symphony No. 22, ‘The Philosopher’ HAYDN ‘With Verdure Clad’, aria from The Creation HAYDN Symphony No. 96, ‘Miracle’ HAYDN Sheherazade RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe, Suites 1 and 2 RAVEL Janine Micheau, soprano Saturday 29 March 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI Final Scene from Act 1 of La Boheme PUCCINI Three Entr’actes from Carmen BIZET Final Scene from Act 1 of Madama Butterfly PUCCINI Act 2 of Aida VERDI Joan Hammond, soprano Constance Shacklock, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor Jess Walters, baritone Marian Nowakowski, bass Stanley Clarkson, bass Hallé Choir Sunday 30 March 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Barber of Seville, Overture ROSSINI Three Entr’actes from Carmen BIZET Final Scene from Act 1 of Madama Butterfly PUCCINI Act 2 of Aida VERDI Hilde Zadek, soprano Constance Shacklock, mezzo soprano Parry Jones, tenor Jess Walters, baritone Marian Nowakowski, bass Stanley Clarkson, bass Hallé Choir Thursday 3 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Sinfonia da Requiem BRITTEN Piano Concerto SCHUMANN Symphony No. 9, ‘Great’ SCHUBERT Moura Lympany, piano Sunday 6 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Tannhäuser, Overture WAGNER Symphony No. 104, ‘London’ HAYDN Till Eulenspiegel RICHARD STRAUSS Symphony No. 5 TCHAIKOVSKY Thursday 10 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Dream of Gerontius ELGAR Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Richard Lewis, tenor Marian Nowakowski, bass The Hallé Choir Sunday 13 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Messiah HANDEL Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano Kathleen Ferrier, contralto William Herbert, tenor Hervey Alan, bass Hallé Choir Thursday 17 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Maurice Johnstone* Banners, Celebration Overture MAURICE JOHNSTONE* Scherzo from Octet for Strings MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No. 5 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Carmel Hakendorf, violin Sunday 20 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Academic Festival Overture BRAHMS Period Suite ABRAM CHASINS Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 8 DVORAK Raymond Cohen, violin Thursday 24 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Don Giovanni, Overture MOZART Symphony No. 94, ‘Surprise’ HAYDN Das Lied von der Erde MAHLER Kathleen Ferrier, contralto Keith Lewis, tenor Sunday 27 April 1952 Sir John Barbirolli The Secret of Susanna, Overture WOLF-FERRARI Eine kleine Nachtmusik MOZART Piano Concerto GRIEG Scheherazade RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Gina Bachauer, piano Thursday 1 May 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Rosamunde, Overture SCHUBERT Violin Concerto MOERAN The Legend of Tsar Saltan, Suite RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Symphony No. 5 DVORAK Laurance Turner, violin Sunday 4 May 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Le Carnaval Romain, Overture BERLIOZ Symphony No. 3 BRAHMS Marco Takes a Walk DEEMS TAYLOR Enigma Variations ELGAR Thursday 8 May 1952 Sir John Barbirolli Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 BACH Symphony No. 6 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 2 SIBELIUS

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Jean Collen said...

This is a remarkable collection of works and performers with the Hallé Orchestra. Thank you for posting it.