15th Season - Concert Schedule

October 1961 to March 1962

All 3 concerts performed at Andover Grammar School

Thursday, 12th October 1961

Mozart Divertimento in B flat K. 137
Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for Flute & Strings
Bloch Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra with
Piano Obligato
Rossini Sonata No. 1 in G
d'Indy Concerto for Piano, Flute and Violoncello with
String Orchestra Op. 89

Concert 1 - 7:00pm

Newbury String Players

John Kirby - Leader
Christopher Finzi - Conductor
Hilary du Pré - Solo Flute
Jacqueline du Pré - Solo Cello
Norma Fisher - Solo Piano

Thursday, 25th January 1962

Folk Songs of Many Lands
Bach Fantasia in C minor
Schubert Impromptu in G flat
Leonardo Leo Arietta
Handel Air and Variations
Folk Songs from England (arranged by):
Spoken verses from an
old Sussex Folk-Song
A Sweet Country Life
Cecil Sharp Bridgwater Fair
A. Moffat Lord Bateman
Cecil Sharp The Frog and the Mouse
Trad. The Souling Song
Kidson and Shaw I once went a-courting
A. Moffat The Country Garden
A. Moffat Michaelmas Day
Chopin Etude in A flat Op. 25 No. 1
Chopin Fantasie in F minor
Folk Songs from France (arranged by):
Gustave Ferrari Le Beau Galant
Alice Knight Chant de Brioleux
Gustave Ferrari Le Roi a fait battre Tambour
Zurflum Le bon fromage au lait
C. Carrodus Quand trois poules vont au champ
Borodin Scherzo
Fauré Impromptu in F minor
Rachmaninoff Prelude in G
Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso
Folk songs from other Countries (arranged by):
C. Carrodus Muss i denn
C. Carrodus Schlaf, Kindlein schlaf
Coralie Gregory The Ballet of de Boll Weevil
Maurice Matterson Go to Sleep
John Jacob Niles Edward
Alice Knight Whistle, daughter whistle
Richard Johnson Old Grandma
C. Carrodus Street Song
E. L. Swerkoff Golden springtime

Concert 2 - 7:00pm

Constance Carrodus

Norman Greenwood - Pianoforte
Reginald Hardy - Accompanist

Thursday, 29th March 1962

"The Marriage of Figaro"
Comic Opera in Four Acts by Lorenzo da Ponte
(English version by Edward J. Dent)
Set to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Act I A half-furnished room in the Count's Castle
near Seville. Morning
Act II The Countess's boudoir. The same afternoon
Act III A hall in the Castle. A few hours later
Act IV A garden in the Castle grounds. The same night

Concert 3 - 7:00pm

Opera for All

Peter Leeming - Figaro
Catriona Gordon - Susanna
Maureen Morelle - Cherubino
Delme Bryn Jones - Count Almaviva
John Winfield - Don Basilio
Patricia McCarry - Countess Almaviva
Richard Fisher - Piano

Season 15 A.G.M.

Tuesday, 10th April 1962

Annual General Meeting, 7:45pm


Western Cafe,
Bridge Street,

15th Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. D. Rodgers
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Dr. A. Blyth
Treasurer: Mr. R. Hardy   Mr. D. Sage
  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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