ARTHUR CATTERALL , who is now a Fellow of the Royal Manchester College of Music, studied there in his early days, under Willy-Hess and Adolf Brodsky. Principal of the Manchester College. It was, by the way, Brodsky who gave the first performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, which Mr. Catterall played so brilliantly at a recent Promenade Concert. His first appearance as a soloist was at a Halle Concert in 1903. In 1909 he was in London as Leader of the Promenade Concerts ; later, he led the Hallu Orchestra, which post he resigned after a few years to devote himself to solo work and his own String Quartet. Since 1929 he has been leader of the B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra, and he will continue to lead the Orchestra in the forthcoming season of Symphony Concerts.