Andover Concert Series

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Season 77
September 2023 to April 2024

Seasons 21 to 30

Season 21 - October 1967 to March 1968

All Concerts from this point Performed at Andover Grammar School

Thu 5 Oct 1967 7:00pm

The Opera Players

La bohème

Four-Act Opera by Giacomo Puccini (Sung in English)
Act I A shabby attic at the top of a poor lodging-house in Paris, about 100 years ago. (Early evening)
Act II Outside the Café Momus in the streets of Paris. (Later the same evening)
Act III Outside an Inn on the outskirts of Paris. (Early morning. Some weeks later.) It is snowing.
Act IV In the attic (Some time later)

Thu 25 Jan 1968 7:00pm

Mezzo-Soprano, Violin & Piano

Programme:

Violin and Piano:
JS Bach Sonata in A major
Songs:
Purcell Sweeter than Roses
Purcell There's not a Swain
Gurney Even such is Time
Gurney A piper
Gurney Sleep
Howells Come Sing and Dance
Violin and Piano:
Mendelssohn Sonata in F major
Songs:
Fauré Chandon du Pecheur
Fauré En Sourdine
Fauré Le Secret
Strauss All' mein Gedanken
Strauss Die Nacht
Strauss Standchen
Violin and Piano:
Prokofiev Cinque Melodies Op. 35 bis
Gwilt Six Diversions

Thu 21 Mar 1968 7:00pm

The Venturi Ensemble

(Wind Quintet)

Programme:

Tomasi Variations on a Corsican Theme
Vivaldi Concerto No. 25 in G minor for Flute, Oboe and Bassoon
Milhaud La Cheminee du Roi Rene
Mathias Quintet Op. 22
Arnold Three Shanties for Wind Quintet
Ibert Trois Pieces Breves

Thu 25 Mar 1968 7:30pm

Season 21 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
Further Education Centre
Charlton Road
Andover

21st Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. G. Graham
Deputy Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mr. Lloyd Ponting
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. C. McQueen
Treasurer: Mr. R. O. L. Burton   Wing Commander P. Slogrove

Season 22 - October 1968 to February 1969


Thu 3 Oct 1968 7:30pm

The Baccholian Singers

Programme:

Motets:
Handl Resonet In Laudibus
Handl Ante luciferum genitus
Poulenc Tout puissant
Poulenc Salut, Dame Sainte
Part-Song:
Britten The ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Folk Songs: (arranged by)
Sells The wayfaring stranger
Grainger Brigg Fair
Humphris Bony was a warrior
German Part-Songs:
Schubert Die Nacht
Schumann Die Lotosblume
Schumann Der Zecher als Doktrinar
English Part-Songs:
Elgar Whether I find thee
Elgar After many a dusty mile
Wishart Mistress Ann
Wishart Roister Doister
Spirituals: (arranged by)
Humphris Keep inchin' along
Humphris Crucifixion
Naylor Peter go ring dem bells
Bartholomew Roll Joran, roll
Bartholomew Little innocent lamb

Thu 9 Jan 1969 7:30pm

Voice, Cello & Piano

Programme:

Italian Songs:
Caldara Alma del core
Caldara Come raggio di dol
Caldara Sebben, crudele
Giulio‑Caccini Amarilli
Giordani Caro mio ben
Cello and Piano:
Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor
Piano:
Chopin Berceuse
Chopin Scherzo in C sharp minor
English Songs: (arr. Harry Meredith)
Carey Sally in our alley
Morley It was a lover
Trad. The Miller of Dee
Trad. O waly, waly
Trad. King Arthur's servants
Cello and Piano:
Lobos Song of the Black Swan
Prokofiev March for the Children
de Falla Ritual Fire Dance

Thu 27 Feb 1969 7:30pm

Newbury String Players

Programme:

Moskowski Prelude & Fugue
Albinoni Concerto for Oboe & Strings Op. 9
Finzi Eclogue for Piano & String Orchestra
Mozart Divertimento in B major K. 136
Milford Fishing by Moonlight
Grainger Clog Dance "Handel in the Strand"

Thu 27 Mar 1969 8:00pm

Season 22 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
White Cottage
Winchester Gardens
Andover

22nd Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. G. Graham
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. R. H. Walker
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. C. McQueen
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. D. Hocking


Season 23 - October 1969 to April 1970


Thu 9 Oct 1969 7:30pm

Singers in Consort

Programme:

Music of the Court of Henry VIII:
Anon. England, be Glad
Cornish You and I and Amyas
Cornish Rutterkin
Music of the English Renaissance:
Dowland/Wilbye Now, o now, I needs must part
Byrd/popular Malt's come down
Duets:
Bartlet Whither runneth my sweetheart?
Peerson Come, prety wag - Cuckoo
Jones Sweet Kate
Lawes The Angler's Song
Purcell Plung'd in the Confines of Despair
Purcell Awake ye Dead
Purcell Pieces for Keyboard
Purcell Turn Thine Eyes
Purcell Man is for the woman made
Part-Songs:
Schubert The Nightingale
Schubert Widerspruch
Haydn To Women
Bartok Selection from Mikrokosmos
Folk Songs:
Early French Trinque, Seigneur
French Vive les Matelots
American Coffee grows on white oak trees
Welsh Watching the Wheat
English The Mallard

Thu 22 Jan 1970 7:30pm

Antony Hopkins

(Lecture-Recital)

Programme:

No programme information available

Thu 16 Apr 1970 7:30pm

Voice, Guitar & Piano

Programme:

Piano:
Beethoven Sonata in F minor Op. 57
Folk Songs with Guitars:
Haiti Choucounne
Scotland Step we Gaily
Poland Shwa Djevetchka
Scotland I once loved a lad
Cuba Guantanamera
Piano:
Chopin Study in E Op. 10 No. 3
Bartok Study Op. 18 No. 1
Scriabin Nocturne in D flat for left hand
Songs:
England Yarmouth Herring Song
America Bye-m-Bye
Portugal Vira
New Zealand Pokare Kare Ana
Switzerland Weggis Jodler
Piano:
Berkeley Concert Study
Liszt Legend: St. Francis walking on the Waves
Songs:
England Turtle Dove
Germany Muss i Denn
America 500 Miles
Greece Misirlou
America Riddle Song
Russia Daragoi D'linnoyu

Thu 30 Apr 1970 7:30pm

Season 23 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
3 Winchester Gardens
Andover

23rd Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. R. H. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. D. Hocking
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. I. Duncan
  Mrs. G. Graham    


Season 24 - October 1970 to March 1971


Mon 19 Oct 1970 7:30pm

Opera for All

The Tales of Hoffmann

Opera in Three Acts
Music by Jacques Offenbach
(English version by Edward Agate)
Act I Paris
Act II Venice
Act III Munich

Thu 28 Jan 1971 7:30pm

Van Walsum Ensemble

(Wind & Piano)

Programme:

Handwritten notes indicate that this programme was changed at the performance
Danzi Quintet in G minor
Stravinsky Three Pieces
Poulenc Trio
Rossini Theme and Variations
Debussy Two Preludes: "Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest" & "Ondine"
Jacob Sextet

Wed 10 Mar 1971 7:30pm

Voice & Piano

Programme:

Piano:
Chopin Fantasie in F minor Op. 49
Lieder:
Brahms Das Mädchen spricht
Brahms Botschaft
Brahms Wiengenlied
Piano:
Ravel Ondine
Liszt Two Studies
Aria:
Rossini Cruda Sorte, from "The Italian Girl in Algiers"
Piano:
Liszt Spanish Rhapsody
Songs:
Finzi Three Songs from "Let Us Garlands Bring":
Come away, Death
Who is Sylvia?
It was a Lover and his Lass

Mon 22 Mar 1971 7:30pm

Season 24 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
3 Winchester Gardens
Andover

24th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. R. H. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. D. Hocking
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. I. Duncan
  Mrs. E. Graham    


Season 25 - October 1971 to March 1972

All Concerts from this point Performed at Andover County Secondary Boy's School

Thu 7 Oct 1971 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A (Italian)
Saint‑Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 (Classical) Op. 25

Mon 10 Jan 1972 7:30pm

Opera for All

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Music by Nicolai
Libretto by Monenthal
     
No further information available

Thu 9 Mar 1972 7:30pm

Leonard Pearcey

(Evening of Songs & Guitar)

Programme:

No programme information available

25th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. R. H. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. I. Duncan
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. B. C. Mudge
  Mrs. G. Graham   Mr. A. Chown

Season 26 - October 1972 to March 1973

Thu 5 Oct 1972 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Dvořák Serenade in D minor Op. 44
Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E flat Op. 55 (Eroica)

Thu 23 Nov 1972 7:30pm

Duo Barbirolli

(Oboe & Piano)

Programme:

Bach Sonata in G minor
Debussy Suite: 'Pour le Piano'
Laurischkus Sonata for Oboe and Piano in C minor Op. 31
Dohnanyi Rhapsodies in F sharp minor and C major
Handel Rondo
Mozart Two Songs
Planel Comme une Serenade
Damase Rigaudon
Donizetti Sonata

Thu 11 Jan 1973 7:30pm

Enloc Wu

(Piano)

Programme:

Scarlatti Sonata in F sharp Longo 31
Scarlatti Sonata in B minor Longo 33
Scarlatti Sonata in D Longo 14
Mozart Rondo in A minor K. 511
Beethoven Sonata in E flat Op. 31 No. 3
Ravel 'Le Tombeau de Couperin'
Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 1
Chopin Nocturne in B Op. 9 No. 3
Chopin Scherzo in B flat minor Op. 31
Chopin Etude in A flat

Thu 8 Mar 1973 7:30pm

The Baccholian Singers

Programme:

Madrigals:
Bennet Round about in a fair ring-a
Dering Cease thy affections moving
Cornyshe Ah Robin, gentle Robin
Beale This pleasant month of May
Solo with Piano - Motets:
Viadana Ave verum corpus
Vittoria O sacrum convivium
John of Portugal Crux fidelis
Solo with Piano - Part song:
Britten The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Part Songs:
Schubert Der Gondelfahrer
Schubert Liebe
Schubert Im gegenwartigen Vergangenes
Folk Songs with Guitar:
Canadian Blanche comme la neige
Scottish The wee cooper of Fife
Spiritual Swing low, sweet chariot
Appalachian carol I wash my face in a golden vase

Thu 22 Mar 1973 7:30pm

Season 26 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
3 Winchester Gardens
Andover

26th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. M. Tait
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. R. H. Walker
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. I. Duncan
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. B. Mudge
  Mrs. E. Graham   Mr. M. Watts

Season 27 - October 1973 to March 1974

Thu 4 Oct 1973 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F

Thu 22 Nov 1973 7:30pm

Rohan and Druvi de Sarum

(Cello & Piano)

Programme:

Brahms Sonata No. 2 in F Op. 99
Bach Suite No. 3 in C
Ravel (hand written notes show a Ravel piece replaced the programmed item)
Shostakovitch Sonata Op. 40

Thu 17 Jan 1974 7:30pm

Antony Peebles & Neil Jenkins

(Vocal & Piano)

Programme:

Tenor:
Handel Where e'er you walk
Handel Waft her Angels
Piano:
Bach‑Busoni Chaccone in D minor
Tenor:
Schubert Der Musensohn
Schubert Im Frühling
Schubert Ständchen
Schubert Mein
Piano:
Wagner (Illegible hand written change to programme)
Ravel Scarbo
Tenor:
Bizet Chanson d'Arvril
Bizet Pastel
Bizet Chanson du Fou
Bizet Le Coccinelle
Bizet (Illegible hand written addition to programme)
Piano:
Chopin Study Op. 10 No. 4
Chopin Ballade in G minor
(Illegible hand written addition to programme)

Thu 7 Mar 1974 7:30pm

The Robles Trio

(Flute, Viola & Harp)

Programme:

LeClair Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp
Mozart Variations and Rondo Pastorale
Hasselmans La Source
Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Rawsthorne Suite for Flute, Viola and Harp (written for the Robles Trio)
Guridi Zortziko Zarra
Salzedo Song in the Night
Vivaldi Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp in A minor

Thu 28 Mar 1974 7:30pm

Season 27 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
White Cottage
Winchester Gardens
Andover

27th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. E. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Messrs. I. Duncan
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. B. Mudge
  Mrs. E. Graham   Mr. M. Watts

Season 28 - October 1974 to March 1975

All Concerts from this point Performed at Winton School

Thu 3 Oct 1974 7:30pm

The Athena Wind Ensemble

(Wind & Piano)

Programme:

Rosetti Quintet in E flat
Barber Quintet 'Summer Music'
Mozart Piano and Wind Quintet in E flat major
Arnold Sea Shanties
Poulene Sextet

Thu 21 Nov 1974 7:30pm

The Music Group of London

(Clarinet, Cello & Piano)

Programme:

Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B flat major Op. 11
Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor
Schumann Fantasiestucke for Clarinet and Piano
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor Op. 114

Thu 16 Jan 1975 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Boyce Overture No. 11 in D
Vivaldi La Quattro Stagiono (The Four Seasons) Op. 8
Stravinski Concerto in E flat 'Dumbarton Oaks'
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C (The Jupiter)

Thu 6 Mar 1975 7:30pm

Voice, Violin & Piano

Programme:

German Songs:
Schubert Fruhlingsglaube (Faith in Spring)
Schubert An den Mond (To the Moon)
Brahms Auf dem Kirchhofe (At the Cemetery)
Brahms Au kuhler Wald (Oh, cool wood)
Strauss Allerseelen (All Souls' Day)
Violin and Piano:
Mozart Sonata in C K. 296
French Songs:
Fauré Lydia
Fauré Le Secret
Fauré Clair de Lune
Fauré Mandoline
Violin and Piano:
Debussy Sonata
English Songs, Five Shakespeare Settings:
Quilter O, Mistress Mine
Quilter Blow, Blow, thou Winter Wind
Finzi Who is Sylvia?
Finzi Fear no more the heat of the sun
Aiken Sigh no more, Ladies
Violin and Piano:
Bartok Rhapsody No. 2

Thu 20 Mar 1975 7:30pm

Season 28 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
3 Winchester Gardens
Andover

28th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. E. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. I. Duncan
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. B. Mudge
  Mrs. E. Graham   Mr. M. Watts

Season 29 - October 1975 to March 1976

Thu 2 Oct 1975 7:30pm

The Scholars

Programme:

English Sacred Music (1560-1620):
Tallis Te lucis ante terminum (hymn)
Byrd Prevent us, O Lord (prayer)
Weekes Alleluia, I heard a voice (anthem)
Whyte The Lamentations of Jeremiah (part 1)
Music from the Court of Henry VIII:
Anon I am a jolly foster
Cornyshe Ah Robin
Anon Madame d'amours
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
Folk Songs:
A collection of British Folk Songs for solo voices
Madrigals and Balletts:
Morley Now is the month of Maying
Morley O grief, even on the bud
Morley Damon and Phillis
Morley Though Philomela lost her love
Morley Ay me, the fatal arrow
Morley Fire! Fire!
Spirituals: (arranged by:)
Martholomew The animals
Martholomew Little innocent lamb
Martholomew Steal away to Jesus
In lighter mood:
A selection of songs from the lighter side of the Scholars' repertoire

Thu 20 Nov 1975 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Telemann Suite, Don Quixote
Mozart Incidental Music, King Thamos K. 345
Britten Les Illuminations Op. 18
Haydn Symphony No. 102 in B flat

Thu 15 Jan 1976 7:30pm

Cello & Piano

Programme:

Boccherini Cello Sonata in A major
Beethoven Seven varieties on a theme of Mozart (from "The Magic Flute")
Schubert Piano Sonata in A major Op. 120 D. 664
Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano
Rachmaninov Three Etudes Tableaux: C major Op. 33 No. 2; A minor Op. 39 No. 2; C minor Op. 39 No. 1
Fauré Apres un Reve
Ravel Piece en forme d' Habanera
Dunkler La Fileuse
Chopin Three Grandes Valses Brillantes: A flat major; A minor; F major

Thu 19 Feb 1976 7:30pm

Sidney Harrison

(Lecture-Recital on: "200 Years of Piano Music")

Programme:

A specimen programme was provided entitled: "Soirees Musicales"
Bach Fugue from 'The Musical Offering'
Beethoven 'Moonlight' Sonata
Schubert Impromptu in B flat
Rossini Soirées Musicales
Mendelssohn Songs without Words
Chopin Etudes and the Ballade in F minor
200 years of piano playing surveys what the piano has meant to civilization

Thu 25 Mar 1976 7:30pm

The Modern Brass Quintet

Programme:

Petzel Three Pieces for Brass Quintet
Bozza Chorale
Lanchbery Brunette
Anon Banker sanger lieder
Joplin The Entertainer
Arnold Quintet
de Jong Canzona Bergamasca
Gregson Quintet for Brass
Horowitz Music Hall Suite

Fri 2 Apr 1976 8:00pm

Season 29 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
White Cottage
Winchester Gardens
Andover

29th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. E. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. M. Tait
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. I. Duncan
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. M. Watts
  Mrs. G. Graham   Mr. M. Martin

Season 30 - October 1976 to March 1977

All Concerts from this point Performed at Cricklade Theatre

Thu 7 Oct 1976 7:30pm

The English Wind Quintet

Programme:

Ibert Trois pièces bréves
Rossini Quartet No. 4 in B flat
Foerster Quintet Op. 95
Reicha Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E flat
Francaix Quatuor
Arnold Three Shanties

Thu 25 Nov 1976 7:30pm

Soprano & Piano

Programme:

Beethoven Thirty Two Variations in C minor
Early Italian Arias:
Matteis Caro volto pallidetto
Bruni Dolce amor, bendato dio
Paisiello Chi vuol la zingarella
Concert Aria:
Mozart Basta, vincest . . . . ah non lasciarmi, no
Prokofiev Twelve Visions Fugitives Op. 22
Songs:
Strauss Ständchen
Strauss Die Nacht
Strauss All mein Gedanken
Strauss Zueignung
     
Debussy Etude pour les Arpèges Composées
Chopin Berceuse Op. 57
Chopin Etude in C sharp minor Op. 10 No. 4
Five English Songs:
Gurney Sleep
Gurney Desire in Spring
Quilter Now sleeps the crimson petal
Quilter The Fuschia Tree
Quilter Love's Philosophy

Thu 13 Jan 1977 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Programme:

Avison Concerto Grosso in A major Op. 9 No. 11
Telemann Suite in F for Two Horns and Strings
Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D
Mozart Five Contretänze K. 609
Arriaga Symphony in D

Thu 24 Feb 1977 7:30pm

Baccolian Singers of London

Programme:

Church Music:
Victoria Magnificat septimi toni
Victoria O sacrum convivium
Madrigals:
Weelkes Since Robin Hood
Cornyshe Ah Robin, gentle Robin
Byrd Come woeful Orpheus
Ravenscroft A round of three country dances in one
Part Songs:
Elgar The Wanderer
Holst The Homecoming
Warlock The Lady's Birthday
Schubert   Trinklied aus dem 14 Jahrhundert
Schubert Die Nacht
Schubert Der Gondelfahrer
Schubert Im gegenwartigen Verganenes
Folk Music:
English Bushes and Briars
English Song of the Blacksmith
American Slow Motion Time
American My Evaline

Thu 24 Mar 1977 7:30pm

The Schiller Trio

(Violin, Horn & Piano)

Programme:

Duvernoy Trio No. 1
Schubert Impromptus in E flat and A flat Op. 90 for Piano solo
Josephs Trio Op. 76
Brahms Trio in E flat Op. 40

Tue 26 Apr 1977 8:00pm

Season 30 Annual General Meeting

Venue:
3 Winchester Gardens
Andover

30th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. E. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mr. M. Martin
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. S. Jennings
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. M. Watts
  Mrs. G. Graham    



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