Grand Gala Concert

GRAND
GALA
CONCERT

Municipal Theatre,
Napier

Monday
August 15th,
8 p.m.

Sponsored by the Music Circle of the C.W.L. and St. Patrick’s Tennis Club

House Manager: Mr. J. FAIRCLOUGH.
Stage Manager: Mr. E.T. MURNANE.

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Programme

PART 1.

1.   MUSIC CIRCLE CHOIR – Irish Melodies.
Conductor, Georgia Durney
Solo: M. Fauchelle.
Duet: G. Gannaway and M. Johnson.
Quartet: D. Bellam, M. Brodie, G. Durney, L. Levick.
Accompanist: Mrs. Bromley Hill.

2.   INSTRUMENTAL TRIO –
Scherzino Nocturne and Valse. Op.56, by Cui
Anna Wilson (Violin), Enid Hocking (Flute), William Foster (Piano).

3.   RAY DALTON (Tenor) – Selected items.
Accompanist: Marie Stothart

4.   MARIST BROTHERS’ VERSE-SPEAKING CHOIR, trained by Josephine Cassidy.
1.   “Don Dirk of Dowdee.”
2.   “Cargoes.”
3.   “The Jabba Wakky.”

5.   GEORGIA DURNEY (Soprano) –
“Cara Nome,” from “Rigoletto,” by Verdi.
“The Gipsy and the Bird,” by Benedict.
Accompanist: Marie Stothart.

6.   GRAHAM ELLERY, Lightning Cartoonist and Ventriloquist.

7.   Miss PAM WILSON – “Bony-alis,” the Acrobatic Skeleton.

8.   MARLENE DUNN and VALERIE MCDONALD – Irish Reel.   (Pupils of Miss Swann)

INTERVAL – FIVE MINUTES.

PART 11.

9.   GREENMEADOWS MAORI GIRLS’ CHOIR – Two Action Songs and Poi.

10.   PIANO-ACCORDION DUET – Moira Lawton and Austin Miller.

11.   LAWRENCE TASSELL – “The Flight of the Flea”.

12.   HAMILTON BENNETT – Electric Guitar.
Accompanist: Marie Stothart.

13.  EVE WEIR (Contralto) – Selected Songs.
Accompanist: Morag McLean.

14.   ST. JOHN’S HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR CHOIR –
“The Miller,” English Folk Song.
“The Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen.”
“The Happy Wanderer.”

15.   DELINQUENCY PLUS! (Humorous Sketch) –
Jim Donovan and Terry Coyle

16. ACROBATIC Display – Pupils from C. Simmonds’ Acrobatic School.
Accompanist: Marie Stothart.

Finale: MASSED CHOIRS – “God Defend New Zealand.”

MUSIC CIRCLE CHOIR.

Abagail Bagley, Joan Bastion, Dorothy Bellam, Margaret Brodie, Glenis Clareburt, Alice Donovan, Georgia Durney (conductor), Mona Fauchelle, Grace Gannaway, Margaret Johnson, Eleanor Levick, Doris McElroy, Alma Plunkett, Patricia Rouse, Marie Stothart, Diane Sullivan, Davina Verschaffelt. Accompanist: Mrs. Bromley Hill.

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‘If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it…”
“Twelfth Night,” Act 1, Scene 1.

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Telegraph Print

Original digital file

GalaConcert.pdf

Description

Possibly 1966

Format of the original

Booklet

People

  • Abagail Bagley
  • Joan Bastion
  • Dorothy Bellam
  • Hamilton Bennett
  • Margaret Brodie
  • Mrs Bromley Hill
  • Josephine Cassidy
  • Glenis Clareburt
  • Terry Coyle
  • Alice Donovan
  • JIm Donovan
  • Marlene Dunn
  • Georgia Durney
  • Graham Ellery
  • J Fairclough
  • Mona Fauchelle
  • William Foster
  • Georgia Gannaway
  • Grace Gannaway
  • Enid Hocking
  • Margaret Johnson
  • Moira Lawton
  • Eleanor Levick
  • L Levick
  • Valerie McDonald
  • Doris McElroy
  • Morag McLean
  • Austin Miller
  • E T Murnane
  • Alma Plunkett
  • Patricia Rouse
  • C Simmonds
  • Marie Stothart
  • Diane Sullivan
  • Miss Swann
  • Lawrence Tassell
  • Davina Verschaffelt
  • Eve Weir
  • Anna Wilson
  • Miss Pam Wilson

Accession number

411107

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