21st Season - Concert Schedule

October 1967 to March 1968

All 3 concerts performed at Andover Grammar School

Thursday, 5th October 1967

"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)

Concert 1 - 7:00pm

The Opera Players

Frederick Westcott - Marcel
Ramon Remedios - Rudolph
Donald Francke - Schaunard
Lawrence Richard - Benoit
Angel Rubini - Mimi
Lawrence Richard - Alcindoro
Joy Evans - Musetta
Phyllis Thorold - Piano

Thursday, 25th January 1968

Violin and Piano:
J. S. Bach Sonata in A major
Purcell Sweeter than Roses
Purcell There's not a Swain
Ivor Gurney Even such is Time
Ivor Gurney A piper
Ivor Gurney Sleep
Herbert Howells Come Sing and Dance
Violin and Piano:
Mendelssohn Sonata in F major
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
David Gwilt Six Diversions

Concert 2 - 7:00pm

Rosanne Creffield - Mezzo-Soprano
Alan Wilkinson - Violin
David Gwilt - Piano

Thursday, 21st March 1968

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

Concert 3 - 7:00pm

The Venturi Ensemble

Sebastian Bell - Flute
Philip Jones - Oboe
Roy Jowitt - Clarinet
James Diack - Horn
George Tofield - Bassoon

All members of the BBC Welsh Orchestra

Season 21 A.G.M.

Thursday, 25th April 1968

Annual General Meeting, 7:30pm


Further Education Centre,
Charlton Road,

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

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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