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Newspaper reviews of performances and articles about individual works of Roberto Gerhard, written by music critics and others.

PART 2 - Duenna - Plague

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MS.Gerhard.43.12.1
Rutland, Harold
   Sixpenny book began an opera : two performances of Roberto Gerhard's
'The Duenna' this week / Harold Rutland
Published in: 'Radio Times' (18 February 1949), p. 4
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Announces two performances at 'Home Service' and 'Radio 3'
Work discussed: Duenna

MRS.31.1006
Stuckenschmidt, H. H.
The International Society of Contemporary Music 1951 Festival at Frankfurt; and a Schoenberg first performance at Darmstadt / H.H. Stucknschmidt
Published in: Foyer : a quarterly of music, opera and ballet. No. 1, Autumn 1951, p. 24-26
Material: printed copy
Notes: review of a concert performance of the Duenna in the Hessisches Staatstheater on 27 June 1951
Work discussed: Duenna

MRS.31.71
Gardner, John
Duenna (1945-47) / John Gardner
Published in: 'The Score and I.M.A magazine', no. 17 (September 1956), p. 20-26
Material: Printed copy
Notes: With musical examples
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.2
Ayre, Leslie
Proms end--And I want to see this new opera / by Leslie Ayre
Published in: ['??' (September 1961), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 16 September 1961: the last night of the Proms
Work discussed: Duenna. Two arias (Was ever - So speed)
Name mentioned: Collier, Marie
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Cameron, Basil

MS.Gerhard.43.12.3
Mason, Colin
[The Duenna]
Published in: 'The Guardian' (Monday 18 September 1961)
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 16 September 1961: the last night of the Proms
Work discussed: Duenna. Two arias (Was ever - So speed)
Name mentioned: Collier, Marie

MS.Gerhard.43.12.4
E.F.
[Illustration of characters in] Gerhard’s opera The Duenna, based on Sheridan
Published in: [Radio Times] (29 April 1972), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: line drawing on the page announcing the broadcast on ‘Radio 3’ at '7.20’
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.5
Gardner, John
Roberto Gerhard's 'The Duenna' / by John Gardner
Published in: 'The Listener' (27 April 1972), p. 565
Material: page from magazine
Notes: Introduction to the broadcast on 29 April 1972 on Radio 3
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.6
Crichton, Ronald
The Duenna
Published in: 'The Financial Times' (Monday 1 May 1972), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of broadcast on 'Radio 3', Saturday 29 April 1972
Work discussed: Duenna
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: Salter, Lionel
Name mentioned: Slater, Veronica
Name mentioned: Boustead, Alan
Name mentioned: Gomez, Jill
Name mentioned: Wallis, Delia
Name mentioned: Coster, Janet
Name mentioned: Bailey, Norman

MS.Gerhard.43.12.7
Warrack, John
[The Duenna]
Published in: 'The Sunday Telegraph' (7 May 1972), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the broadcast at 'Radio 3', Saturday 29 April 1972
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.8 (photocopy) & MRS.31.1010/5 (printed edition)
Boosey & Hawkes
Roberto Gerhard 
Published in: 'Nota bene', 22 (1991), p. 4-5
Material: published edition -- with a portrait  of Roberto Gerhard and a reproduction of the first page of the edition of the score of 'Don Quixote'
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.9
Drew, David
Gerhard's 'Duenna', and Sheridan's / David Drew
Published in: 'Opera' (December 1991)], p. 1393-1398 - (January 1992)], p. 40-47
Material: photocopy of printed issues
Notes: in 2 parts -- With 4 portraits of Roberto Gerhard, one of Sheridan and a sketch-design of the stage in Madrid, 1992
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.10
Lebrecht, Norman
The price of an opera / by Norman Lebrecht
Published in: 'The Independent magazine' (7 December 1991), p. 58-61
Material: printed copy + photocopy
Notes: with a portrait of Roberto Gerhard in 1933 and with Poldi Gerhard in 1946
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.11 (photocopy) & MRS.31.1010/6 (printed edition)
Boosey & Hawkes
'The Duenna' von Roberto Gerhard 
Published in: 'Nota bene', 23 ([Januar?] 1992), p. 7-8
Material: printed edition – includes a reproduction of a page of the e manuscript vocal score
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.12
Stewart, Andrew
Late score’s just in : the operatic sleuth / Andrew Stewart
Published in: [??, January 1992] pp. 15, 17
Material: photocopy
Notes: about David Drew’s work on the edition of “The Duenna”
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.13
Vela del Campo, José àngel
Olé con olé, olé ya : el Teatreo de la Zarzuela estrena la
única ópera de Robert Gerhard / J. á. Vela del Campo
Published in: 'Babelia', suppl. of 'El País' (18 de enero de 1992), p. 24
Material: newspaper page
Notes: With a photograph of José Carlos Plaza and Antoni Ros Marbá
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.14
Homs, Joaquim
Discípulo de Schoenberg : la obra del compositor catalán
gozó en los años cuarenta de una valoración similar a la de
Falla / Joaquim Homs
Published in: 'Babelia', suppl. of 'El País' (18 de enero de 1992), p. 25
Material: Photocopy with a summary of the argument in Catalan, written by the press service in the Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona)
Notes: with a portrait of Roberto Gerhard and a photograph of a scene from the production of the opera
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.15
Drew, David
'La Dueña' : nace, fuera de cuentas, una gran ópera española
/ David Drew. Enredos de comedia. Depuración y síntesis / José Luis Téllez
Material: Photocopy of printed issue
Published: ABC da la música, [(enero?? 1992)]
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: three articles previewing the premiere on 22 January 1992 --with a photograph of Roberto Gerhard in his studio in Cambridge
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.16
ABC de la musica. English
At last Gerhard’s “La Dueña” is being premiered. A moving recollection of Spain / Jose Carlos Plaza. A work of popular inspiration / Antoni Ros Marba ; [translated by] Gillian Ward, Madrid 20.1.92
Published: ABC da la musica, 17 January 1992.
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: three articles previewing the premiere on 22 January 1992
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.17
Cid, Antonio Fernández
Triumphal and tardy world premiere of the opera 'La Duena' by
Robert Gerhard / by Antonio Fernández Cid
Published: ABC da la musica, 23 January 1992.
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.18
Benedito, Rafael
First impressions of a premiere / Rafael Benedito ; translation by Gillian Ward
Published in: YA, 23 January 1992.
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.19
Franco, Enrique
An event / by Enrique Franco ; translated by Gillian Ward
Published in: ‘El Pais’, 23 January 1992
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.20
Gallego, Antonio
Excellent opening / by Antonio Gallego ; translated by Gillian Ward
Published in: ‘El Sol’, 23 January 1992
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.21
Griffiths, Paul
'La Dueña, Madrid / Paul Griffiths
Published in: 'The Times' (24 January, 1992), p. ??
Material: photocopy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.22
Marco, Tomas
Review of 'The Duenna' / by Tomas Marco ; [translated by Gillian Ward]
Published in: 'Diario 16', 25 January 1992
Material: photocopy of typescript
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.23
Loppert, Max
'La Dueña' resurrected / Max Loppert reviews Gerhard's tantalising, musically rich opera in Madrid
Published in: 'Financial Times Weekend' (25-26 January 1992), p. XVII
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.24
Kenyon, Nicholas
Spanish steps to English cadences / Nicholas Kenyon sees the premiere in Madrid of Gerhard's 'The Duenna'
Published in: 'The Observer' (26 January 1992), p. ??
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.25
Driver, Paul
The gain in Spain / Paul Driver welcomes a long-overdue operatic
premiere
Published in: 'The Sunday Times' (26 January 1992),  p. 6.17
Material: newspaper cutting + photcopy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.26
Lucre, Andrew
Late arrival / Andrew Lucre on Roberto Gerhard's 'The Duenna', finally premiered in Madrid
Published in: 'The Independent' (27 January 1992), p. ??
Material: Photocopy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.27
Pla i Arxé, Ramon
Una ópera sólida i alegre / Ramon Pla i Arxé
Published in: 'Avui' (dilluns, 27 de gener de 1992), p. 24
Material: Printed copy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid - with a portrait of Ros Marbá
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.28
Sutcliffe, Tom
Pathetic snub of a potential hit / Tom Sutcliffe on an English opera which has had to wait 45 years for its premiere - in Sapin
Published in: 'The Guardian' (30 January, 1992), p. ??
Material: Photocopy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.29
Kennedy, Michael
A goose that laid a golden egg / Michael Kennedy on 'Königskinder' and 'La Dueña’
Published in: 'The Sunday Telegraph' (2 February 1992), p. XII
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid - with a photograph of the staged 'Königskinder'
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.30
White, Michael
Humperdinck spins his desert island discs / Michael White
Published in: 'The Independent' (Sunday 2 February 1992), p. ??
Material: photocopy
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.31
Cararach, Joan Anton
'The Duenna' llega a Barcelona / Joan Anton Cararach. Su exigencies la lección más importante / entrevista a Joaquim Homs. Un discípulo de Schönberg que animó le vida musical barcelonesa
Published in: 'Cultura y arte', suppl. of 'La Vanguardia' (martes, 4 febrero 1992), p. 4-5
Material: newspaper pages
Notes: three articles about Gerhard - with 6 photographs
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.32
Pujol, Xavier
Persia, Jorge de
Guinovart, Carles
Robert Gerhard, el deute d’un reconeixement. Le soledat artística d’un compositor / Xavier Pujol. De Gerhard a Falla, passant per Pedrell / Jorge de Persia. L’introductor de Schönberg / Carles Guinovart.
Published in: 'Quadern', any XI, no. 488 suppl. of 'El Pa{A}is' (dijous 6 de febrer de 1992), p. 1-3
Material: Printed copy
Notes: Four articles on Gerhard - with photograph of Roberto Gerhard with the portrait of Pedrell, and other photographs -- with a reproduction of a letter written by Gerhard to Falla
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.33
Miller, Malcom
Great songs of intrigue set a Spanish score right / Malcom Miller
Published in: 'The European' (31 January-6 February, 1992), p. 29
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid - with a photograph of the performance and the group portrait of the Gerhards, the Schoenbergs with Sra. Maristany
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.34
Mallofré, Albert
'The Duenna' se estrena en el Liceu 22 años después de la muerte de Robert Gerhard / Albert Mallofré
Published in: 'La Vanguardia' (lunes, 10 febrero 1992), p. 31
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: preview of the first performance in Barcelona 10 February 1992
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.35
Holloway, Robin
Poised for take-off / Robin Holloway on the long-awaited première of
Roberto Gerhard's first opera
Published in: 'The Spectator' (22 February 1992), p. 36
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the first performance in Barcelona 10 February 1992
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.36
Miller, Malcom
Triumph in Madrid / Malcolm Miller
Published in: 'Musical Times' (March 1992), p. 139
Material: Photocopy of article
Notes: review of the premiere on 22 January 1992 in Madrid - with a photograph of the production
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.37
Bye, Antony
The Duenna in Madrid / Antony Bye
Published in: 'Tempo' (March 1992), p. 19
Material: photocopy
Notes: review of first performance on 22 January 1992 in Madrid
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.38
Lucre, Andrew
The Duenna, Gerhard / Andrew Lucre
Published in: 'Opera now' (April 1992), p. 47
Material: photocopy
Work discussed: Duenna

MS.Gerhard.43.12.39 & L409.b.1542
Boosey & Hawkes
Gerhard's Duenna commands the stage 
Published in: 'Quarternotes', 1992/2 (June 1992), p. [1]
Material: printed copy
Notes: review of the performances in Madrid and Barcelona - with a photograph of the opera staged at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
Work discussed: Duenna

MRS.31.1010/7
Boosey & Hawkes
'The Duenna' von Roberto Gerhard 
Published in: 'Nota bene', 24 (2. Ausgabe, 1992), p. 1-3
Notes: review of the performances in Madrid and Barcelona.
Material: printed edition
Work discussed: Duenna

 

MS.Gerhard.43.13.1
Mason, Colin
Vitality of Gerhard's 'Epithalamion' / by Colin Mason
Published in: ['The Daily Telegraph' (13 July 1968)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of a concert on 12 July 1968 in Cheltenham Town Hall
Work discussed: Epithalamion
Name mentioned: Cheltenham Festival (1968)
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Del Mar, Norman

MS.Gerhard.43.13.2
Walsh, Stephen
Stephen Walsh on the programmes for the forthcoming Prom season
Published in: 'The Listener' (11 June 1970), p. 803
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: preview of the concert on 23 July 1970
Work discussed: Epithalamion
Name mentioned: Proms
Name mentioned: Ives, Charles

MS.Gerhard.43.13.3
Greenfield, Edward
[Albert Hall]
Published in: ['The Guardian'??, 24? July 1970, p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete)
Notes: preview of the Proms concert on 23 July 1970 in the Royal Albert Hall
Work discussed: Epithalamion
Name mentioned: Downes, Edward
Name mentioned: Cheltenham Festival (1968)
Work discussed: Concertos, orchestra
Quote from article: Concerto for orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.13.4
Aprahamian, Felix
Tradition triumphant / Felix Aprahamian
Published in: ['The Sunday Times?' (26 July 1970)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the concert on 23 July 1970
Work discussed: Epithalamion
Name mentioned: Proms
Name mentioned: Downes, Edward
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.13.5
??, ??
[Epithalamion]
Published in: ['??', 1970, p. ??]
Material: incomplete newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the concert on 23 July 1970 – with note in Poldi Gerhard's handwriting: 'after Robertos death, Festival Hall 27.V.71' [but she is wrong!]
Work discussed: Epithalamion
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Downes, Edward

MS.Gerhard.43.14.1
Greenfield, Edward
Roberto Gerhard birthday concert / by Edward Greenfield
Published in: 'The Guardian' (Monday 26 September 1966), p. 7
Notes: review of concert on 24 September 1966 at the Commonwealth Institute jointly organized by Macnaughten Concert Society and BBC Third Programme
Work discussed: Gemini
Quote from article: Duo concertante for violin and piano
Work discussed: Quartets, strings, no. 2
Work discussed: Infantament meravellós de Schaharazade
Quote from article: Sheherazade
Name mentioned: Quatuor Parrenin
Name mentioned: Neaman, Ifrah
Name mentioned: Bradshaw, Susan
Name mentioned: Price, Margaret
Name mentioned: Lockhart, James

MS.Gerhard.43.14.2
George, Collins
Duo shines in premiere on WSU Music Stage / by Collins George
Published in: ['??' (November 1967)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 20 November 1967 at Wayne State University
Work discussed: Gemini
Quote from article: Duo concertante for violin and piano
Name mentioned: Wayne State University
Name mentioned: Hochberg, Morris
Name mentioned: Hochberg, Sylvia

MS.Gerhard.43.14.3
Crichton, Ronald
London Sinfonietta / by Ronald Crichton
Published in: ['The Financial Times' (?October 1970)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of a London Sinfonietta concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in October-November 1970 (mentions the forthcoming first performance of Tippett’s The knot garden [2 December 1970])
Work discussed: Gemini
Name mentioned: Elizabeth Hall
Name mentioned: Tippett, Michael
Name mentioned: Neaman, Ifrah
Name mentioned: Wilde, David

MS.Gerhard.43.15
Music keeps spirit of poetic form 
Published in: ['The Times' (2 March 1962), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 1 March 1962
Work discussed: Haiku             
Quote from article: Seven haiku
Name mentioned: Gerald English
Name mentioned: Wigmore Ensemble
Name mentioned: BBC Invitation Concert

MS.Gerhard.43.16.1
Gerhard, Roberto
Roberto Gerhard's Hymnody : the composer writes
Published in: ['Radio Times’ (17? May 1963)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Preview of concert on 23 May 1963 - with quotes from Psalms 22, v.12 and 88, v. 12
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: BBC

MS.Gerhard.43.16.2
Mason, Colin
BBC Invitation concert / by Colin Mason
Published in: ['??' (24 May 1963)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Review of concert on 23 May 1963 in the Maida Vale studios
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: BBC Invitation Concert
Name mentioned: Virtuoso ensemble
Name mentioned: Monod, Jacques-Louis
Name mentioned: Maida Vale

MS.Gerhard.43.16.3
Mitchell, Donald
Poetic note of sonorous 'Hymnody' / by Donald Mitchell
Published in: ['??' (24 May 1963)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Review of concert on 23 May 1963 in the Maida Vale studios
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: Virtuoso Ensemble
Name mentioned: Monod, Jacques-Louis
Name mentioned: BBC Third Programme
Name mentioned: Thursday Invitation Concert

MS.Gerhard.43.16.4
??, ??
A Question of style
Published in: ['??' (24 May 1963)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete)
Notes: review of concert on 23 May 1963
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Thursday Invitation Concerts (1963)

MS.Gerhard.43.16.5
Auerbach, Erich
[Portrait of Roberto Gerhard in BBC's canteen] / Erich Auerbach
Published in: 'The Sunday Times' (8 August 1965), p. ??
Material: Printed copy (incomplete)
Notes: preview of Proms concert on 13 August 1965 at the Royal Albert Hall
Quote: 'Expansive mood in the BBC canteen: Roberto Gerhard whose 'Hymnody' will be performed at Friday's Prom'
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Proms (1965)

MS.Gerhard.43.16.6
[Proms]
Published in: ['??' (14? August 1965)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete)
Notes: review of Proms concert on 13 August 1965 at the Royal Albert Hall
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: Virtuoso Ensemble
Name mentioned: Del Mar, Norman
Name mentioned: Tuesday Invitation Concert [sic]

MS.Gerhard.43.16.7
Homage to a composer / from a special correspondent
Published in: ['Times Educational Supplement?' (29 April 1966)], p. 1305?
Material: newspaper cutting (2 copies)
Notes: review of a concert on 24 April 1966 in the Guildhall, Cambridge
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: Atherton, David

MS.Gerhard.43.16.8
Simmons, David
London music / by David Simmons
Published in: 'Musical opinion', no. 1099, vol. 92 (April 1969), p. 342-344
Material: Printed edition (complete)
Notes: review of concert on 12 February 1969 in the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Work discussed: Hymnody
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta

MRS.31.443
Golden voice
Published in: Plays and players (v. 2 no. 11, August 1955), p. 8
Material: printed copy
Notes: preview of performances of King Lear at Stratford-upon-Avon, with John Gielgud, directed by George Devine
Work discussed: King Lear

MS.Gerhard.43.17 – (Another copy at MS.Gerhard.43.31.??)
Gerhard at Forum : describes new music technique
Published in: ['??’, 19? May 1960], p. ??
Material: newpaper cutting
Notes: Review of lecture-recital on 18 May 1960 in Wayne State University
Work discussed: Lament for the death of a bullfighter
Work discussed: Cancionero de Pedrell
Name mentioned: Wayne State University
Name mentioned: Forum for New Music (1960)
Name mentioned: Forum for New Music (1960)

MS.Gerhard.43.18 – VACANT (not used)

MS.Gerhard.43.19.1
??, ?? 
[Leo's European premiere]
Published in: ['?? ' (26-8? November 1969)], p.
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete)
Notes: review of 1st European performance on 11 November 1969 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall - with a note in Poldi Gerhard's handwriting: 'it is not a chamber symphony'
Work discussed: Leo
Incipit: “Earlier this week, the same hall saw the European premere of Roberto Gerhard’s chamber symphony “Leo”

MS.Gerhard.43.19.2
Walsh, Stephen 
Prize pianist / Stephen Walsh
Published in: ['The Observer ' supplement (30 November 1969)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting = 2nd copy (incomplete fragment)
Notes: review of 1st European performance on 11 November 1969 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Work discussed: Leo

MS.Gerhard.43.19.3
Bowen, Meirion
Albert Hall. Sinfonietta / Meirion Bowen
Published in: ['??' (1? September 1970), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete)
Notes: review of Proms concert on 31 August 1970
Name mentioned: Birtwistle, Harrison
Name mentioned: Proms (1970)
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Work discussed: Leo

MS.Gerhard.43.19.4
Sadie, Stanley
Moderns at the Proms / by Stanley Sadie
Published in: ['??' (1970), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of Proms concert on 31 August 1970
Name mentioned: Birtwistle, Harris
Name mentioned: Proms (1970)
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Work discussed: Leo

MS.Gerhard.43.19.5
Stadlen, Peter 
Catalan charm at the Prom / by Peter Stadlen
Published in: 'The Daily Telegraph' (Tuesday, 1 September 1970), p. 9
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of Proms concert on 31 August 1970
Work discussed: Leo
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: Albert Hall
Name mentioned: Proms (1970)

MS.Gerhard.43.19.6 (another copy at MS.Gerhard.43.34.2)
Custer, Arthur 
Roberto Gerhard : Leo, for instrumental ensemble / Arthur Custer, Rhode Island Council on the Arts
Published in: ['Notes’, (1970?)], p. 778
Material: Photocopy from journal
Notes: review of the published study score by OUP
Work discussed: Leo
Name mentioned: Oxford University Press

MS.Gerhard.43.19.7
Bowen, Meirion
Park Lane Players / Meirion Bowen
Published in: ['The Guardian' (15 February 1980), p. ??]
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 14 February 1980 in the Purcell Room
Work discussed: Leo
Work discussed: Libra

MS.Gerhard.43.19.7
Driver, Paul
Park Lane Music Players / Paul Driver
Published in: ['Financial Times' (15 February 1980), p. ??]
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 14 February 1980 in the Purcell Room
Work discussed: Leo
Work discussed: Libra
Names mentioned: Society for the Promotion of New Music

MS.Gerhard.43.19.7
Griffiths, Paul
Park Lane Players / Paul Griffiths
Published in: ['The Times' (15 February 1980), p. ??]
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 14 February 1980 in the Purcell Room
Work discussed: Leo
Work discussed: Libra
Names mentioned: Society for the Promotion of New Music

MS.Gerhard.43.19.7
Kay, Norman
Park Lane Group / by Norman Kay
Published in: ['Daily Telegraph' (16 February 1980), p. ??]
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 14 February 1980 in the Purcell Room
Work discussed: Leo
Work discussed: Libra

MS.Gerhard.43.20.1
Sadie, Stanley
Masterly new work by Gerhard / from Stanley Sadie 
Published in: ['The Times' (28 October 1968), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 26 October 1968 in the Lady Mitchell Hall,Cambridge
Work discussed: Libra
Work discussed: Chaconne
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: Neaman, Yfrah
Name mentioned: Colin Bradbury
Name mentioned: Douglas Whittaker
Name mentioned: Tristan Fry
Name mentioned: Karlheinz Bottner
Name mentioned: BBC music programme 'Music of Today'

MS.Gerhard.43.20.2
Mason, Eric
Fast work from Gerhard / by Eric Mason 
Published in: ['The Daily Telegraph' (?28 October 1968)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of concert on 26 October 1968 in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge
Work discussed: Libra
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: BBC music programme 'Music of Today'

MS.Gerhard.43.20.3
Harrison, Max
Three-part Prom, Royal Albert Hall / Max Harrison 
Published in: ['??' (14? August 1971), p. ??]
Notes: review of Proms concert on 12 August 1971
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Name mentioned: Smalley, Roger
Work discussed: Libra

MS.Gerhard.43.20.4
Bowen, Meirion
Libra / Meirion Bowen 
Published in: ['??' (15 February 1972), p. ??]
Notes: Review of concert on 14 February 1972 in the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Name mentioned: Park Lane Group concert
Name mentioned: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Name mentioned: Boulez, Pierre
Name mentioned: Berlioz, Hector
Work discussed: Libra

MS.Gerhard.43.21.1
Ballets Jooss, at the Winter Garden
Published in: 'The New Statesman and Nation' (21 July 1945), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (2 copies)
Notes: review of performance in the Winter Garden, Drury Lane, London
Work discussed: Pandora
Name mentioned: Jooss, Kurt

MS.Gerhard.43.21.2
Royal Ballet on tour
Published in: ['??' (January 1970)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Preview of the 1970 touring season to open at Stratford on 26 January 1970
Work discussed: Pandora
Name mentioned: Royal Ballet’s touring section
Name mentioned: Morse, David

MS.Gerhard.43.21.3
Bray, John
Poetic premier / John Bray
Published in: ['??' (February 1970)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford on 30 January 1970
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Name mentioned: Morse, David
Name mentioned: Tate, Marion
Name mentioned: Jefferies, Stephen
Name mentioned: Royal Ballet
Name mentioned: Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Work discussed: Pandora

MS.Gerhard.43.21.4
Greenfield, Edward
Sinfonietta / Edward Greenfield
Published in: ['The Guardian' (Wednesday, 17 October 1973)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting - partially spotted with black ink
Name mentioned: South Bank
Name mentioned: Decca
Name mentioned: London Sinfonietta
Name mentioned: Atherton, David
Work discussed: Pandora (suite)

MRS.31.444
Not in the folio / Caryl Brahms reviews Pericles at Stratford
Published in: Plays and players (v. 5 no. 11, August 1958), p. 11
Material: printed copy
Notes: preview of performances of Pericles at Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Tony Richardson.
Work discussed: Pericles

MS.Gerhard.43.21.1/1
Warrack?, John?
[Suite from the ballet Don Quixote] / J. W.
Published in: 'Daily Telegraph and morning post' (Tuesday, 17 December 1957), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (fragment) (pasted on sheet)
Notes: review of concert on 16 December 1957 in the Royal Festival Hall
Work discussed: Don Quixote (suite no. 2?)

MS.Gerhard.43.22.1
Cooper, Martin
Narrator and chorus in Gerhard's 'Plague' / by Martin Cooper
Published in: 'Daily Telegraph and Morning Post' (2? April 1964), p.16
Material: newspaper cutting (pasted on sheet) + 2nd copy torn
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.22.1
Mason, Colin
Gerhard's 'The Plague' at the Royal Festival Hall / by Colin Mason
Published in: ['?Guardian’ (?? 1964?)], p.??
Material: newspaper cutting (pasted on sheet)
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Royal Festival Hall
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.22.1
Porter, Andrew
The Plague / by Andrew Porter
Published in: ['Financial Times' (2? April 1964)], p.??
Material: newspaper cutting (pasted on sheet)
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.22.2
Novel's depths revealed by music
Published in: 'The Times' (Thursday April 2 1964), p.??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Work discussed: Plague

MS.Gerhard.43.22.3
Warrack, John
Exploring the frontier / John Warrack
Published in: ['The Sunday Telegraph??' (5 April 1964?)], p.??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Work discussed: Plague
Work discussed: Audiomobiles, no. 2. DNA in reflection
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.22.4
Homs, Joaquim
Un estreno en Londres. Música de Gerhard sobre 'La Peste'de Camus / Joaquín Homs
Published in: ['??' (April 1964?)], p.??
Material: newspaper cutting + photocopy (with next item)
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Royal Festival Hall
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra

MS.Gerhard.43.22.5
The meaning of the rats
Published in: 'Time' (April, 10 1964), p. 62
Material: page from magazine
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964 – with portrait by Erich Auerbach
Name mentioned: Murray, Stephen
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Work discussed: Plague

MS.Gerhard.43.22.6
Payne, Anthony
First performance : Roberto Gerhard's 'The Plague' / by Anthony Payne
Material: pages from magazine
Notes: review of performance on 1 April 1964 – With musical examples
Published in: 'Tempo' no. 69 (Summer 1964)], p. 26-28
Work discussed: Plague

MS.Gerhard.43.22.7
Gerhard's Camus setting
Published in: ['??' (“14/4/70”)]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: preview of the first French performance on 22 April 1970
Work discussed: Plague. French
Quote from article: Peste
Name mentioned: Théatre des Champs Elysées
Name mentioned: O.R.T.F.
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: Leroux, Jean-Pierre

MS.Gerhard.43.22.8
Obry, Olga
'La Peste' de Roberto Gerhard : Camus en musique / Olga Obry
Published in: ['??' (?? 1970?)], p.??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the first French performance on April 22 1970
Name mentioned: Orchestre National de la O.R.T.F.
Name mentioned: Théatre des Champs Elysées
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: Leroux, Jean-Pierre
Work discussed: Plague. French
Quote from article: Peste

MS.Gerhard.43.22.9
'Plague' coming to Orchestra Hall
Published in: 'Chicago Today' (14 June 1972), p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: preview of the first American performance on 17 June 1972
Work discussed: Plague (1967, rev.)
Name mentioned: Orchestra Hall
Name mentioned: Hillis, Margaret
Name mentioned: Chicago Symphony Chorus
Name mentioned: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Sudler, Louis C.

Gerhard.23.22.10
Dettmer, Roger
Chorus' birthday programs / Roger Dettmer
Published in: 'Chicago today' (19 June 1972)], p.??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the first American performance on 17 June 1972
Work discussed: Plague (1967, rev.)
Name mentioned: Orchestra Hall
Name mentioned: Hillis, Margaret
Name mentioned: Chicago Symphony Chorus
Name mentioned: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Sudler, Louis C.

MS.Gerhard.43.22.11
Hume, Paul
Tenderness and tragedy / by Paul Hume
Published in: 'The Washington Post' (Wednesday, 4 April 1973), p. A3
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 3 April 1973
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: National Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: Evans, Maurice

MS.Gerhard.43.22.11
Mixing tragedy and tenderness. [continuation of] Symphony, from [page] E1
Published in: ['The Washington Post'? (4 April 1973?)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (fragment) attached to and probably related to the previous item
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: Choral Arts Society of Washington
Name mentioned: Scribner, Norman

MS.Gerhard.43.22.12
Lowens, Irving
Terrifying power of 'The Plague' / by Irving Lowens
Published in: 'The Evening Star and Daily News' (Wednesday, 4 April 1973), p. F10
Material: newspaper cutting + photocopy
Notes: review of the performance on 3 April 1973
Work discussed: Plague
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: National Symphony Orchestra (Washington)
Name mentioned: Choral Arts Society of Washington
Name mentioned: Scribner, Norman
Name mentioned: Aquino, Paul
Name mentioned: Evans, Maurice
Name mentioned: Kennedy Center Concert Hall

 

MS.Gerhard.43.22.13
Roberto Gerhard's 'The Plague'
Published in: ['The Times' (Oct. 10 1974)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: Concerns the released recording (in English) and the performance in German in Graz on 11 October 1974
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: McCowen, Alec
Name mentioned: National Symphony Orchestra (Washington)
Name mentioned: National Symphony Chorus (Washington)
Work discussed: Plague
Work discussed: Plague. German

MS.Gerhard.43.22.14
Dorati, Antal
Gerhard, Roberto
Bit of history and some thoughts about Roberto Gerhard and 'The Plague' = Réfléxions et souvenirs sur Roberto Gerhard et
'La Peste' = Werdegang und einige Betrachtungen über
Roberto Gerhard und 'Die Pest' / by Antal Dorati. The plague (1964) = La pteste (1964) = Die Pest (1964) / Roberto Gerhard.
Published in: booklet with sound recording (Decca HEAD 6, p1974)
Material: photocopy of published edition
Work discussed: Plague

MS.Gerhard.43.22.15
Haidmayer, Karl
Protokoll der Superlative /Karl Haidmayer
Published in: ['Kleine Zeitung' (13.10. 1974)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 11 October 1974 in the Stephaniensaal, Graz
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Name mentioned: Wiener Rundfunk Chor
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter

MS.Gerhard.43.22.16
Pl., O.
Interessant programiert / O. Pl.
Published in: ['Volksstimme' (13 October 1974)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting supplied by ‘Observer’ agency
Notes: review of the performance on 11 October 1974 in the Stephaniensaal, Graz
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: Musikprotokoll
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.17
Brunner, Gerhard
Kleinere Glück versucht / Gerhard Brunner
Notes: Photocopy sent by 'Observer' press agency
Published in: ['Kurier' (16. Okt. 1974)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting + photocopy supplied by ‘Observer’ agency
Notes: review of the performance on 11 October 1974 in the Stephaniensaal, Graz
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Name mentioned: Musikprotokoll
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.18
Brunner, Gerhard
Immer nur beinahe : der Komponist Alexander von Zemlinsky beim
'Steirischen Herbst' hervogeholt / Gerhard Brunner
Published in: ['Musica' (November 1974)??], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting [supplied by ‘Observer’ agency]
Notes: reference to the performance on 11 October 1974 in the Stephaniensaal, Graz
Material: Photocopy of newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance in the Steirischen Herbst, on 11 October 1974
Stamped date: '8. Nov. 1974'
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest
Work discussed: Plague. German

MS.Gerhard.43.22.19
Eug…, F…
Aus dem Konsertsaal / Fr. Eug.
Published in: ['Volksstimme' (19. Jan. 1975)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting supplied by 'Observer' press agency
Notes: review of the performance on 17 January 1975 in the Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Vienna
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: ORF Chor
Name mentioned: Musikalische Jugend Österreichs
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.19
Tschulik, Norbert
Musica viva für die 'Jeunesse' / Norbert Tschulik
Published in: ['Wiener Zeitung' (19. Jan. 1975)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting supplied by 'Observer' press agency
Notes: review of the performance on 17 January 1975 in the Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Vienna
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Name mentioned: Musikalische Jugend
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.20
Engerth, Ruediger
Oratorium nach Camus / Ruediger Engerth
Published in: ['Salzburger Nachrichten' (20. Jan. 1975)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting supplied by 'Observer' press agency
Notes: review of the performance on 17 January 1975 in the Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Vienna
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: Musikalische Jugend Österreichs
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Name mentioned: Grossen Musikvereinsaal
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.21
Fiechtner, Helmut A.
Kantate nach Camus und 'Sacre' / Helmut A. Fiechtner
Published in: ['Die Furche' (25. Jan. 1975)], p. ??
Material: photocopy of newspaper cutting supplied by 'Observer' press agency
Notes: review of the performance on 17 January 1975 in the Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Vienna
Name mentioned: Reyer, Walter
Name mentioned: ORF Symphonieorchester
Name mentioned: ORF Chor
Name mentioned: Musikalische Jugend {UM}Osterreichs
Name mentioned: Caridis, Miltiades
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.22
Jungheinrich, Hans-Klaus
Bericht über eine Bedrohung / Hans-Klaus Jungheinrich
Published in: 'Frankfurter Rundschau' [(September 1975)], p. 12
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 25-26 September 1975
Name mentioned: Hessischen Rundfunks
Name mentioned: Norddeutschen Rundfunks
Name mentioned: Inbal, Eliahu
Work discussed: Plague. German
Quote from article: Pest

MS.Gerhard.43.22.23
Casanovas, Josep
Estrena de 'La Pesta' i el violí de Gerard Claret / Josep Casanovas
Published in: 'Avui' (Dimarts 29 de gener 1980), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 26-27 January 1980 in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Name mentioned: Coral Sant Jordi
Name mentioned: Mas, Salvador
Name mentioned: Orquestra Ciutat de Barcelona
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.24
Montsalvatge, Xavier
Webern, Berg y 'La pesta', de Gerhard / Xavier Montsalvatge
Published in: ['La Vanguardia' (31. I.  1980)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 26-27 January 1980 in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Name mentioned: Mas, Salvador
Name mentioned: Coral Sant Jordi
Name mentioned: Martorell, Oriol
Name mentioned: Garsaball, Pau
Name mentioned: Fuster, Joan
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.25
Nadal, Pau
Estreno de 'La Pesta' de Gerhard-Camus / P. N.
Published in: ['El Noticiero Universal' (31. I.  1980)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 26-27 January 1980 in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Name mentioned: Orquestra Ciutat de Barcelona
Name mentioned: Mas, Salvador
Name mentioned: Coral Sant Jordi
Name mentioned: Garsaball, Pau
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.26
Valls, Manuel
Triunfal estreno de 'La Pesta' / Manuel Valls
Published in: ['Diario de Barcelona' (31. I.  1980)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 26-27 January 1980 in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Name mentioned: Mas, Salvador
Name mentioned: Coral Sant Jordi
Name mentioned: Martorell, Oriol
Name mentioned: Garsaball, Pau
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.27
T.
Estreno de 'La Pesta', de Gerhard / T.
Published in: ['El Correo Catalán' (4. II. 1980)], p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 26-27 January 1980 in the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Name mentioned: Mas, Salvador
Name mentioned: Coral Sant Jordi
Name mentioned: Garsaball, Pau
Name mentioned: Fuster, Joan
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.28
Mann, William
BBC SO/Dorati, Festival Hall / William Mann
Published in: ['The Times' (12 February 1981)], p. 12
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of the performance on 11 February 1981 in the Royal Festival Hall
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: Festival Hall
Work discussed: Plague. Catalan
Quote from article: Pesta

MS.Gerhard.43.22.29
MacDonald, Calum
Bumpy ride to Heaven  / Calum MacDonald
Published in: 'The Listener' (19 February 1981), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting (incomplete – two fragments, probably from same article)
Notes: review of the performance on 11 February 1981 in the Royal Festival Hall
Name mentioned: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Name mentioned: BBC Chorus
Name mentioned: BBC Radio 3
Name mentioned: Dorati, Antal
Name mentioned: Festival Hall
Work discussed: Plague