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OPENING NIGHT

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of the Forty-Fifth Season of Promenade Concerts from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co. Ltd.)
Part 1
(For details, see box on previous page)
Tonight's Soloists
Benno Moiseiwitsch is one of the greatest pianists living. He was only nine years old when he won the Rubinstein prize for piano playing as a pupil of the Imperial Academy of Music in his native city of Odessa. He stayed there for five years, later going to Vienna under the maestro Leschetizky. He played at his first Queen's Hall concert in London in 1909, and scored the first success of many that have endeared him to his public over here.
Joan Hammond , who is Australian-born, studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and played in the Philharmonic and Conservatorium Orchestras in Sydney for four years. As well as her musical career Joan Hammond has found time to be one of the leading women golfers of Australia, and to work as a journalist.
Frank Titterton began his singing career as an amateur, taking tenor roles in Gilbert and Sullivan productions by the Birmingham Opera Company. He later studied singing seriously with Ernesto Baraldi and Charles Victor. He was one of the sixteen British soloists selected to sing at the Sir Henry Wood Jubilee Concert at the Albert Hall , and recently sang at the Handel Festival at Alexandra Palace.
Tickets can be obtained from [address removed], and the usual agents. Prices : 7/6, 6/-, 5/- (reserved), 3/- (unreserved). Promenade (payment at doors only) 2/-. Promenade Season 37/6 (whole series), 21/- (first or last four weeks).

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Soloists: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Unknown: Joan Hammond
Unknown: Joan Hammond
Unknown: Frank Titterton
Unknown: Ernesto Baraldi
Unknown: Charles Victor.
Unknown: Albert Hall

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