Concerts 1960-1969

23 concerts to display

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Posters of concerts performed in the 1960s

Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”

Saturday 8 November 1969 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”

Soloists: Norma Goldie, Barbara Maguire, John King & Ivor Morris

Musical Director: Barrie Grayson
Silver Jubilee Concert - May 1969
Silver Jubilee Concert - May 1969

Saturday 10 May 1969 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Dickinson “Outcry”, Haydn “Te Deum” & Mozart “Ave Verum Corpus”

Premier of specially commissioned work by Peter Dickinson and conducted by the composer

Soloist: Meriel Dickinson (composer's sister)

Orchestra da Camera conducted by Barrie Grayson
Handel “Messiah” (shortened version) - February 1969
Handel “Messiah” (shortened version) - February 1969

Wednesday 26 February 1969 at St Mark's Church, Bird Street, Coventry

Centenary celebration performance of shortened version of Handel “Messiah”

Soloists: Norma Goldie & John King

Musical Director: Barrie Grayson
Gala Concert Evening - November 1968
Gala Concert Evening - November 1968

Saturday 9 November 1968 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Music by Brahms, Wagner, Elgar, Berlioz, Parry, Liszt & Grainger

Gala Concert Evening conducted by Barrie Grayson with City of Coventry Band & Coombe & Binley Male Voice Choir
Brahms “Requiem” - May 1968
Brahms “Requiem” - May 1968

Saturday 11 May 1968 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Brahms “Requiem”

Soloists: Marie Hayward & Norman Welsby

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Strickson
Bach, Messiaen & Kodaly - November 1967
Bach, Messiaen & Kodaly - November 1967

Thursday 23 November 1967 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Kodaly “Messa Brevis”, Messiaen “L'ascension” & Bach “Praise The Lord, All Ye Heathen”

Joint concert with Stratford-on-Avon Choral Society conducted by John Strickson
Handel “Belshazzar” - April 1967
Handel “Belshazzar” - April 1967

Saturday 29 April 1967 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Belshazzar”

Soloists: Marie Hayward, Meriel Dickinson, Owen Wynne, Nigel Rogers & Benjamin Luxon

Orchestra da Camera conducted by John Strickson
Carol Concerts - December 1966
Carol Concerts - December 1966

Tuesday 13 December 1966 at St George's Church, Coundon, Coventry & Wednesday 14 December 1966 at Earlsdon Methodist Church, Coventry

A programme of Christmas music

Soloist: Rosalind Roberts

Musical Director: John Strickson
Haydn “The Creation” - April 1966
Haydn “The Creation” - April 1966

Saturday 30 April 1966 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Haydn “The Creation”

Soloists: Rae Woodland, Robert Tear & Christopher Keyte

Laurence Hudson Orchestra conducted by John Strickson
Christmas Music - December 1965
Christmas Music - December 1965

Thursday 2 December 1965 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Christmas Music from Bush, Vivaldi, Handel, Corelli

Soloist: Angela Beale

Orchestra da Camera conducted by John Strickson
JANET BAKER SINGS WALTON - MAY 1965
JANET BAKER SINGS WALTON - MAY 1965

Saturday 29 May 1965 at Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick

Walton “Te Deum” & Britten “Spring Symphony”

Soloists: Jennifer Vyvyan, Janet Baker & Gerald English

Joint concert with Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra & Stratford on Avon Choral Society conducted by John Strickson
Handel “Messiah” - March 1965
Handel “Messiah” - March 1965

Saturday 13 March 1965 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Soloists: Eileen Poulter, Sybil Michelow, Edgar Fleet & Roger Stalman

Orchestra da Camera conducted by John Strickson
Fauré & Vaughan Williams - November 1964
Fauré & Vaughan Williams - November 1964

Saturday 14 November 1964 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Fauré “Requiem” & Vaughan Williams “Benedicite”

Soloists: Elizabeth Simon & James Walkley

Orchestra da Camera conducted by John Strickson
Music from the Operas - March 1964
Music from the Operas - March 1964

Saturday 14 March 1964 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Music from the Operas

Soloist: Marion Studholme

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming.
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - November 1963
Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle” - November 1963

Saturday 16 November 1963 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Rossini “Petite Messe Solonelle”

Soloists: Gwen Browne, Aileen Brockway, David Minton & Gavin Walton

Musical Director: Victor Fleming
Bach “St Matthew Passion” - April 1963
Bach “St Matthew Passion” - April 1963

Saturday 6 April 1963 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bach “St Matthew Passion”

Soloists: Elizabeth Simon, Lucy Kettlewell, Stephen Manton & Rankin Bushby

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Recital of Christmas Music - December 1962
Recital of Christmas Music - December 1962

Thursday 6 December 1962 at Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

A Recital of Christmas Music

Soloist: Margaret Pascoe

Coventry Junior Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Verdi “Requiem” - November 1962
Verdi “Requiem” - November 1962

Saturday 17 November 1962 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Verdi “Requiem”

Soloists: Marion Lowe, Janet Howe, Alfred Hallett & Nowakowski

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Handel “Messiah” - March 1962
Handel “Messiah” - March 1962

Saturday 10 March 1962 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Handel “Messiah”

Soloists: Iris Kells, Sylvia Rowlands, Gordon Pullin & Owen Brannigan

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Vaughan Williams & Parry - November 1961
Vaughan Williams & Parry - November 1961

Saturday 18 November 1961 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Vaughan Williams “Five Tudor Portraits” & Parry “Blest Pair of Sirens”

Soloists: Nancy Evans & Gordon Clinton

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Bruckner “Great Mass in F Minor” - March 1961
Bruckner “Great Mass in F Minor” - March 1961

Saturday 18 March 1961 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bruckner “Great Mass in F Minor”

Soloists: Patricia Hartlett, Kathleen Joyce, Robert Thomas & Trevor Anthony

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Nielsen & Mendelssohn - November 1960
Nielsen & Mendelssohn - November 1960

Saturday 12 November 1960 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

First Performance in the Provinces of Nielsen “Springtime in Fyn” & Mendelssohn “Hymn of Praise”

Soloists: Audrey Deaken, Joy Vaughan, Gerald Davies & John Hargreaves

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming
Bach “St John Passion” - March 1960
Bach “St John Passion” - March 1960

Saturday 26 March 1960 at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry

Bach “St John Passion”

Soloists: Eileen McLoughlin, Kathleen Joyce, Philip Todd & Gordon Clinton

Capriol Orchestra conducted by Victor Fleming