Croydon Recorded Music Society

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Previous Programmes: 2014/15

The 2014/15 season at Croydon Recorded Music Society once again runs the wide range of members’ interests, with a lively balance between members’ presentations and those of visiting speakers.

* indicates visiting speakers; other programmes are by members of the Society.

9 May A Record of Recordings – Part I. Gems from the Jewel Box Adrian Falks
23 May Innocent Ear Paul Whittle*
6 June ‘The Last Master’ David Wilson*
20 June My Summer Time on Bredon Peter Avis*
4 July ‘Right Tune, Wrong Instrument’ Ken Dudley
18 July Why Don’t We Hear this Music More Often? Brian Smith
1 August ‘My Subject is War and the Pity of War’: Reflections on 1914-18 Bernard Smith*
15 August Seasons of the Year (with Vivaldi nowhere to be seen) Gordon Thompson
29 August A New Concept in Russian Ballet Peter Haines
12 September Kobbé, Harewood and ‘The Complete Opera Book’ David Bury*
26 September JS Bach’s Musical Legacy Rosemary Howard*
10 October Richard Strauss at 150: Celebrating Strauss’s Women Mark Tyson
24 October Sir Malcolm Sargent: Elitist with the Common Touch? Andrew Keener*
7 November All on the Decca Label Paul Whittle*
21 November 78s and LPs – Beulah Eric Pridham*
5 December A Century of American Opera Ian Bailey*
19 December Christmas Social
2 January 2015 A Record of Recordings – Part II. Renaissance at Slower Speed Adrian Falks
16 January London Pride – Music Celebrating our Capital City Ashley Dickenson*
30 January Johannes Brahms Monica Bayley
13 February Baroque Music Liz Brereton
27 February Latvian and River Music Richard Radford
13 March Francis Poulenc: ‘Bad boy’ or Versatile 20th Century Composer? Brian Lancaster
27 March A Baron’s Choice – the Fifth Lord Sackville as Record Reviewer Adrian Falks
10 April Members’ Choices
24 April Annual General Meeting

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