Performance TitleGrand Concert, in aid of the Safer Motherhood Appeal (The National Birthday Trust Fund)
Performance Date8 December 1932
Performance DayThursday
Performance Time20:30
Main PerformersMaggie Teyte,
John McCormack,
Tetrazzini - vocals,
Ania Dorfmann - piano
Secondary PerformersEdwin Schneider - piano
Orchestra or BandLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
ConductorsSir Thomas Beecham,
Dr Malcolm Sargent
Set List'Overture' from Leonora No.3, Beethoven (London Philharmonic Orchestra),
Aria: 'Tatiana's Letter Song' from Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky (Maggie Teyte, London Philharmonic Orchestra),
Suite De Ballet: 'La Boutique Fantasque', Rossini-Respighi (London Philharmonic Orchestra),
'O Sleep Why Dost Thou Leave Me?' from Semele, Handel (John McCormack),
'Herr Was Traegt Der Boden Hier?', Hugo Wolf (John McCormack),
'Is She Not Passing Fair?', Elgar (John McCormack)
'Piano Concerto in G Minor', Mendelssohn (Ania Dorfmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra),
''Bohemia's Woods and Fields', Smetana (London Philharmonic Orchestra),
Arias: 'Michaela's Song - I Said Naught Should', Bizet (Tetrazzini),
'Frighten Me Here' from Carmen, Bizet, Tetrazzini),
'Ah Non Credea' (Sonnambula), Bellini (Tetrazzini)
Performance NotesGuests in the audience included numerous aristocrats and social figures including the American Ambassador, Lady Violet Astor, Sir James Baird, and Lady Butt.
Related Archival MaterialProgramme (RAHE/1/1932/62),
Handbill (RAHE/6/1932/17)
Ticket Prices3s (gallery)-£25 (grand tier box)
RAHE/1/1932/62Grand Concert in aid of the Safer Motherhood Appeal (The National Birthday Trust Fund)8 December 1932
Ref NoTitleNo of Performances
CsabierofipeafGrand Concert, in aid of the Safer Motherhood Appeal (The National Birthday Trust Fund)1
CodeName of Performer(s)
DS/UK/1130Teyte; Dame; Maggie (1888-1976); English soprano
DS/UK/349McCormack; John Francis (1884-1945); Papal Count; Irish tenor
DS/UK/212Tetrazzini; Luisa (1871-1940); Italian coloratura soprano singer
DS/UK/310Dorfmann; Ania (1899-1982); Russian pianist and teacher
DS/UK/1310Schneider; Edwin (1874-1958); American pianist
DS/UK/1129London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO); 1932-; British orchestra
DS/UK/346Beecham; Sir; Thomas (29 April 1879-8 March 1961); 2nd Barronet of Ewanville, CH; English conductor and impresario
DS/UK/67Sargent; Sir; Malcolm (29 April 1895-3 October 1967); English conductor and organist
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