20th Season - Concert Schedule

September 1966 to January 1967

All 3 concerts performed at Andover Grammar School

Monday, 26th September 1966

Haydn Theme and four Variations
Bach Concerto in F minor
Bernard Stevens Sinfonietta
Mozart Concerto in A K. 414
Britten Simple Symphony

Concert 1

Kathleen Merritt Orchestra

Roland Stanbridge - Leader
Kathleen Merritt - Conductor
Norma Fisher - Solo Pianist

Thursday, 3rd November 1966

"The Barber of Seville"
Comic Opera in Three Acts by Gioachino Rossini
(English version by Professor E. J. Dent)
Act I Outside D. Bartolo's house in Seville
Act II Inside the House
Act III Scene I Inside the House (the music room)
Act III Scene II Inside the House

Concert 2 - 7:00pm

The Opera Players

Donald Francke - Fiorello
John Ford - Count Almaviva
Frederick Westcott - Figaro
Joy Evans - Rosina
Donald Francke - Dr. Bartolo
Richard Golding - Don Basilio
Phyllis Therold - Piano

Thursday, 19th January 1967

Bennet Lure falconers lure
Farmer Compare me to the child
Morley He who comes here
Purcell Under this stone
Harrington Have you heard the news?
Tenor Solos - Motets:
Palestrina Hodie Christus natus est.
Handl Ave Maria
Handl Resonet in laudibus
Baritone Solos - Spirituals Medley:
arr. Etheridge Little David play on your harp
arr. Etheridge Nine hundred miles
arr. Sells We are crossing the river Jordon
arr. Sells Dry Bones
Part Songs:
Schumann Die Minnesanger
Schumann Die Rose stand in Tau.
Berkeley Fair Daffodils
Berkeley Spring cometh all in white
Berkeley Kissing Usuarie
Folk Songs with Guitar:
arr. Vaughan Williams Wassail song
arr. Etheridge My Lagan love
arr. Etheridge Lowlands away
arr. Etheridge Sally Brown
Songs with Guitar:
arr. Etheridge The gospel train
Etheridge When your lamp burns down
Genée Italian salad

Concert 3

The Baccholian Singers

Peter Bingham - Tenor
Ian Partridge - Tenor & Piano
Ian Humphris - Tenor & Guitar
John Huw Davies - Baritone
Brian Etheridge - Baritone

Season 20 A.G.M.

Thursday, 9th March 1967

Annual General Meeting, 7:30pm


Further Education Centre,
Charlton Road,

20th Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mr. Lloyd Ponting
Deputy Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. G. Graham
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. C. McQueen
Treasurer: Mr. F. Bennett   Wing Commander P. Slogrove

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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