1972 Concerts

May 12th (Kings Hall Belle Vue Gardens)


Overture Zampa                                 Herold

Petite suite de Concert                       Coleridge-Taylor


Non piu andrai (Marriage of Figaro) Mozart

Eri tu (Masked ball)                            Verdi


Marche Slave                                      Tchaikovsky


Three Bavarian Dances                       Elgar


Di Provenza il mar (La Traviata)         Verdi

Selection South Pacific                       Rodgers


Selection Mikado                                Sullivan


Conductor: John Crossdale


June 9th (Kings Hall Belle Vue Gardens)


Overture Pique Dam                           Suppe

Spanish Dances (No 2 and 5)             Moszkowski

Slavonic Rhapsody No 1                     Friedeman

Violin Concerto op 64                         Mendelssohn

Philip Sutton violin


Overture Mastersingers of Nurnberg             Wagner

Invitation to the Dance                                   Weber

Elizabethan Serenade                                     Binge

Selection Kismet                                             Wright/Forrest/Borodin


Conductor: John Crossdale


July 7th (Belle Vue Gardens)


Overture Bronze Horse                                   Auber

Serenade for strings in E Minor                     Elgar

Slavonic Dances                                              Dvorak


Songs: Barbara Heywood (soprano)

Dove Sono (Marriage of Figaro)                     Mozart

Caro nome (Rigoleto)                                     Verdi


Matinee Musicales                                         Rossini/Britten


Suite ‘Water Music’                                        Handel

Skaters Waltz                                     Waldteufel



Barcarolle ‘Night of Stars’                  Offenbach

Rose softly blooming                          Spohr

Il Bacio                                                            Arditi

Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 Elgar


Conductor: John Crossdale


August 4th (Kings Hall Belle Vue gardens)


Overture Tencredi                                           Rossini

Selection ‘Tales of Hoffman’                          Offenbach

Songs, Alan Baldwin (tenor)

Your tiny hand is frozen (La Boheme)                        Puccini

Eleanore                                                          Coleridge-Taylor


Ballet Suite Gayaneh                                      Khatchaturian


Overture Russlan and Ludmilla                      Glinka

Suite in E flat                                                  Holst



O maiden my maiden (Frederica)                  Lehar

I hear you calling me                                      Marshall

Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Gondoliers)    Gilbert and Sullivan


Marche Lorraine                                             Ganne


Conductor: John Crossdale


September 8th (Kings Hall Belle Vue Gardens)


Overture Robespierre                         Litolff

Judex (morx et Vita)                           Gounod

Piano concerto No 2                           Shostakovich

Michael Hancock, Piano


Overture Italian girl in Algiers                                    Rossini

Waltz Acclamations                                       Waldteuffal


Two preludes                          Rachmaninov

Two fairy tales                                    Medtner


Selection White Horse Inn                              Benatzky/Stolz

John Crossdale conductor


October 6 (programme missing)


December 16 (Manchester Free Trade Hall)

Overture Benvenuto Cellini                            Berlioz

The Manchester Girls Choir:

I went out a marketing                                   Hungarian Folk Song arr Veresse

Fain would I change that note                       Thiman

Red poppies                                                    Fraser

Joshua fight de battle ob Jericho                   Negro Spiritual

De Virgin Mary had a baby boy                      Negro Spritual


Piano concerto No 2 in G minor                     Mendelssohn

Anthony Goldstone Piano


Rhapsody Espana                                Chabrier

The Manchester Girls Choir:

Rejoice and be merry                         arr Orch. Acc. C. Davie

Andante Spianata and Grand Polonaise Brilliante for op 22 piano/orchestra          Chopin

Entry of the Queen of Sheba                                                                                      Handel

Jerusalem                                                                                           Parry

John Crossdale: Conductor