13th Season - Concert Schedule

October 1959 to March 1960

All 3 concerts performed at Andover Grammar School

Thursday, 22nd October 1959

Grieg Holberg Suite
Tippett Adagio Cantabile
J. S. Bach Concerto in F minor
Mozart Divertimento K. 136
Liszt Malediction for Piano and Strings

Concert 1

Newbury String Players

John Kirby - Leader
Christopher Finzi - Conductor
Norma Fisher - Solo Pianoforte

Thursday, 28th January 1960

Early English Songs:
Dowland Shall I Sue
Dowland Come again, sweet love doth now invite
Ford Since first I saw your face
Anon. Have you seen but a whyte lillie grow?
Purcell What shall I do to show how much I love her?
Anon. Bring us in good ale
Brahms Capriccio in D minor Op. 116 No. 1
Chopin Two Etudes
Chopin Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor Op. 39
Songs from Foreign Lands:
Italy Tre Giorni son che Nina
Spain Angelitos negros
Germany Da unten im Thale
Argentine Pargué no engraso los ejes?
Russia Vot mchitsa troika
France Phyllis, plus avare que tendre
France L'jour du lavage
Dohnanyi Rhapsody
Ravel Ondine
Liszt Mephisto Waltz
Folk Songs from England and America:
    Sweet Primroses
    Soldier, soldier
    Barbry Ellen
    The tune the old cow died on
    Joe the Carrier Lad

Concert 2

Daphne Spottiswoode - Solo Pianoforte
John Runge - Singer-Guitarist

Thursday, 31st March 1960

"A Husband on the Mat"
Light Opera with dialogue by Jacques Offenbach
English version by Geoffrey Dunn
Scene A room in a house in Paris. A ball is in progress
downstairs. Period is about 1890. (Evening)

"The Blue Peter"
Comic Opera in one act
Music by Armstrong Gibbs. Book by A. P. Herbert
Scene The Garden of Simon's house on the outskirts
of Bristol. (Evening - a long time ago)

Concert 3

The Opera Players

Stanley Pine - Martel
Marian Hughes - Suzanne
Elisabeth Parry - Rosita
John Ford - Florestan Ducroquet
Phyllis Thorold - Piano

Elisabeth Parry - Joan
Marian Hughes - Susan
Stanley Pine - Simon
John Ford - Robin
Phyllis Thorold - Piano

Season 13 A.G.M.

Wednesday, 13th April 1960

Annual General Meeting, 7:30pm


Western Cafe,
Bridge Street,

13th Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. D. Rodgers
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Miss M. Kebby
Treasurer: Mr. R. Hardy   Dr. A. Blyth
  Mrs. G. R. Davies    

Putting these history pages together we can see how many gaps exist in our records. If you have access to any of the information that is clearly marked as missing then do please let us know:- by email to the or the - alternatively; refer to the contact information available on the About AMC page or talk to a committee member at one of our concerts.

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