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Walter Hyde - A chronology
Born in Birmingham on 6 February, 1875

Studied at the London Royal College of Music, where he sang in Weber's Euryanthe and Dvorak's Requiem with the composer conducting.

30 May, 1901 Much ado about Nothing (Stanford) Covent Garden (WORLD PREMIERE) WH with Suzanne Adams, John Coates, Marie Brema, David Bispham and Pol Plancon + 1

14 March, 1903 My Lady Molly (Sidney Jones) at Terry's with Sybil Arundale, Decima Moore, Richard Green, Arthur Winckworth, Bert Gilbert.

1905 Marries childhood sweetheart Esme Atherden

12 December, 1906 The Vicar of Wakefield (Liza Lehmann) WH as The Squire with David Bispham (Vicar), Isabel Jay (Olivia), Edith Clegg (Sophia), Richard Temple (Burchell).

21 Aug. 1907 The Three Kisses (Harold Talbot) at the Apollo Theatre, WH as Andrea with Caroline Hatchard (Marietta), Walter Passmore (Pimpinello), Kitty Gordon (Teresa), Albert Le Fre (Mr. Gobbins), Ethel Irving (Contessa di Rivogli), Lionel Mackinder (Harry Trevor), Coralie Blythe (Ethel Trevor); cond. Harold Talbot.

Miss Hook of Holland (Rubens) WH as The Bandmaster with Isabel Jay

ROYAL OPERA COVENT GARDEN, Wagner's RING in English

27 January & 3 February, 1908 The Rhinegold WH as Froh with Clarence Whitehill, Charles Knowles, E. C. Hedmondt, Thomas Meux, Hans Bechstein, Robert Radford, Francis Harford, Borghild Bryhn, Christine D'Almayne, Edna Thornton, Lenora Sparkes, Caroline Hatchard; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

28 January & 4 February, 1908 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Clarence Whitehill, Robert Radford, Borghild Bryhn, Agnes Nicholls, Maud Santley, Caroline Hatchard, Jenny Taggart, Maria Yelland, Leonora Sparkes, Edna Thornton, Phyllis Archibald, Dilys Jones; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

ROYAL OPERA COVENT GARDEN, 30 April to 31 July 1908  
15 May, 1908 Madama Butterfly (Puccini) (4) WH as Pinkerton (sharing with Giovanni Zenatello and Edoardo Garbin) with Emmy Destinn, Gabrielle Lejeune, Angelo Scandiani/Antonio Scotti; cond. Cleofonte Campanini.

6, 10 June, 1908 Armide (Gluck) in German WH as the Danish Knight with Emmy Destinn, Peter Cornelius, Frederic Austin, Louise Kirkby Lunn, Robert Radford, Caroline Hatchard, Edna Thornton; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

14 November, 1908 The Damnation of Faust (Berlioz) Proms Concert WH with Mrs Henry Wood, Robert Burnett, Francis Harford and the Hanley Glee and Madrigal Society; cond. Henry Wood.

16 Nov. 1908 above concert repeated by Royal Command at Windsor Castle


ROYAL OPERA COVENT GARDEN, 16 January to 16 February, 1909 
16, 27 January, 1909 The Rhinegold WH as Loge with Clarence Whitehill, Charles Knowles, Thomas Meux, Maurice d'Oisly, Hans Bechstein, Robert Radford, Francis Harford, Cicely Gleeson-White, Edith Evans, Edna Thornton, Alice Prowse, Caroline Hatchard; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.
4 February, 1909 - ditto exc Denis Byndon-Ayres for Bechstein as Mime.

18, 28 January & 6 February, 1909 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Clarence Whitehill, Robert Radford, Minnie Saltzmann Stevens, Rachel Frease-Green, Cicely Gleeson-White, Caroline Hatchard, Edith Evans, Marie Alexander, Maud Santley, Alice Prowse, Edith Clegg, Gwladys Roberts, Dilys Jones; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

9 February, 1909 The Mastersingers WH as Walther with Rachel Frease-Green, Edna Thornton/Edith Clegg, Maurice d'Oisly, Helge Nissen, Thomas Meux, Charles Knowles, Robert Radford; cond. Dr. Hans Richter. +3

18/19 February, 1909 CONCERTS LEEDS/MANCHESTER Die Walküre Act I WH with Agnes Nicholls, Robert Radford; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

ROYAL OPERA COVENT GARDEN 26 April to 31 July, 1909  
29 April, 5 May, 1909 Die Walküre (In German) WH as Siegmund with Alfons Schutzendorf, Francis Harford, Minnie Saltzmann- Stevens, Marcia Van Dresser, Louise Kirkby Lunn, Caroline Hatchard, Edith Evans, Marie Alexander, Miss Moresta, Cicely Gleeson-White, Edith Clegg, Gwladys Roberts, Dilys Jones; cond. Dr. Hans Richter.

May, 1909 Madama Butterfly (7 perfs) WH as Pinkerton (shared with Enzo Leliva and Giovanni Zenatello) with Emmy Destinn, Gabrielle Lejeune, Mario Sammarco/Angelo Scandiani/Antonio Scotti; Cond. Giuseppe Campanini.

1 June, 1909 19th Handel Festival at Crystal Palace WH with Agnes Nicholls, Ben Davies, Edith Evans, Robert Watkin Mills, Robert Radford, Clara Butt, Kennerly Rumford, Charles Santley.

29 October, 1909 CONCERT at Kensington Town Hall WH with Florence Taylor, George Baker.

BEECHAM OPERA SEASON AT COVENT GARDEN 19 February to 19 March, 1910  
22, 25 February, 1910 A Village Romeo and Juliet (Delius) WH as Sali, Ruth Vincent as Vrenchen, Harry Dearth (Manz), Robert Martland (The Black Fiddler), cond. Thomas Beecham.

8, 11 March, 1910 Ivanhoe (Sullivan) WH with Perceval Allen, Edith Evans, Maurice d'Oisly, Harry Dearth; cond. Percy Pitt.

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA  
22 March, 1910 (in Baltimore) Die Walküre WH as Siegmund with Johanna Gadski, Olive Fremstad, Louise Homer, Clarence Whitehill, Robert Blass; cond. Alfred Hertz.

28 March, 1910 (Opera House, New York) Die Walküre WH as Siegmund with Johanna Gadski, Olive Fremstad, Florence Wickham, Clarence Whitehill, Allen Hinckley, Anna Gorski; cond. Alfred Hertz.

On tour:
4 April, 1910 (Brooklyn) Madama Butterfly as Pinkerton with Geraldine Farrar, Antonio Scotti, Rita Fornia
13 April, 1910 (Cleveland) - same as April 4 exc Marie Mattfield for Fornia
16 April, 1910 - ditto in Detroit
19 April, 1910 - ditto in Chicago
23 April, 1910 - ditto in St. Paul
27 April, 1910 - ditto in St. Louis

28, 30 April, 1910 (Chicago) Die Walküre as Siegmund with Johanna Gadski, Jane Osborne-Hannah, Louise Homer, Clarence Whitehill, Robert Blass

THOMAS BEECHAM OPERA COMIQUE SEASON at His Majesty's Theatre, 12 May to 30 July, 1910  
3, 8, 11, 15 June, 1910 Muguette (Edmund Missa) WH as Lionel, Zelie De Lussan, Ruth Vincent, Muriel Terry, Harry Dearth, cond. Thomas Beecham.

17 June, 1910 The Tales of Hoffmann WH as Hoffmann

27 June & 1, 7 July, 1910 Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) In English WH as Ferrando with Ruth Vincent, Lena Maitland, Beatrice La Palme, Frederic Austin, Lewys James; cond. Thomas Beecham.

23 July, 1910 A Summer Night (Clutsam) WH as Toni with Beatrice La Palme, Muriel Terry, Harry Dearth, Lewys James; cond. Thomas Beecham.

Guest artist in Budapest and other European venues.

BEECHAM SEASON AT COVENT GARDEN, 3 October to 31 December, 1910
3 October, 1910 Hamlet (Thomas) (sung in French) WH as Laertes with Mignon Nevada, Zelie De Lussan, Clarence Whitehill, Robert Radford; cond. Luigi Camilieri.

October - December, 1910 The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach)(13) WH as Hoffmann shared with Joseph O'Mara, Mignon Nevada/Ruth Vincent/Maggie Teyte/Beatrice La Palme/Edith Evans, Stella Godwin/Muriel Terry, Harry Dearth/Frederic Austin; conds. Beecham/Hawley/Emil Kreuz.

23 October, 1910 Beecham Symphony Concert at Covent Garden
WH: Lohengrin - Lohengrin's Farewell
WH: Cosi Fan Tutte - Un'aura amorosa

27, 31 October, 1910 Don Giovanni (Mozart) WH as Don Ottavio with Cicely Gleeson-White, Perceval Allen, Ruth Vincent, Giuseppe De Luca, Murray Davey; cond. Thomas Beecham.

24 November, 1910 A Summer Night (Clutsam) WH as Toni with Beatrice La Palme, Muriel Terry, Harry Dearth, cond. Cuthbert Hawley + 2. 

25, 29 November, 1910 Der Fliegende Hollander (Wagner) WH as Erik with Aino Ackté Edna Thornton, Frederic Austin, Harry Dearth; cond. Thomas Beecham.
15 December, 1910 ditto exc Signe von Rappe as Senta

14 December, 1910 Faust (Gounod) (in Italian) WH as Faust with Maggie Teyte, Murray Davey, Lena Maitland, Muriel Terry, Georges Petit, Charles Knowles; cond. Cuthbert Hawley.
Ditto +6 with WH/Joseph O'Mara/Giuseppe Benditelli, Maggie Teyte/Mignon Nevada, Giuseppe De Luca/Lewys; James/Georges Petit, Murray Davey/Clarence Whitehill; conds. Camilieri/Beecham/Hawley/Pitt.

Early, 1911 St. George's Hall, Manchester, Wagner Concert WH with Agnes Nicholls and Richard Evans

THE ERNST DENHOF OPERA COMPANY - TOUR
The Ring of the Nibelungen - 1911

Leeds, 28 March, 1911 The Rhinegold WH as Loge, with Frederic Austin, Robert Radford, Wilson Pembroke, Charles Victor, Sydney Russell, Gaston Sargeant, Toni Seiter, Kate Anderson, Edna Thornton, Alice Prowse, Lilian Coomber; cond. Michael Balling.
Manchester, 3 April, 1911
Glasgow, 11 April, 1911 - ditto

Leeds, 29 March, 1911 The Valkerie {sic} WH as Siegmund with Robert Radford, Frederic Austin, Florence Easton, Cecilie Gleeson-White, Toni Seiter; cond. Michael Balling.
Manchester, 4 April, 1911 - ditto exc Agnes Nicholls for Gleeson-White as Brunnhilde
Glasgow, 12 April, 1911 - same as 4 April, 1911

19 May, 1911 Baron Trenck at Whitney Theatre, Aldwych; WH as Trenck with Caroline Hatchard (Countess Lydia), Walter Passmore (Nikola), his wife, Marie George. Johnny Danvers (Court Poet), William McLaughlin (Brigand Chief), Rutland Barrington (Major-Domo).

May, 1912 Robin Hood (Reginald De Koven) New Amsterdam Theatre, New York WH as Robin with Bella Alten (Maid Marian), Florence Wickham (Alan-a-Dale), Carl Gantvoort (Little John), Basil Ruysdael (Will Scarlet), George B. Frothingham (Friar Tuck), Edwin Stevens (Sheriff of Nottingham), Sidney Bracy (Guy of Gisborne), Ann Swinburne (Annabel), Pauline Hill (Dame Durden), Dorothy Arthur (Joan).
29 June, 1912 - season ends; six week vacation begins.
12 August, 1912 at Knickerbocker Theatre (for seven weeks, until 28 September) - followed by tour

31 March, 1913 Robin Hood at Princess Theatre, Toronto, Canada; WH with Bessie Abott, Henriette Wakefield

THE DENHOF TOUR, Autumn 1913 began at:  
PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE, BIRMINGHAM, 15 to 27 September, 1913
19 September, 1913 Pelléas and Mélisande (Debussy) WH as Pelléas with Bettina Freeman as Mélisande

22, 27 September, 1913 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino, Caroline Hatchard (Queen of the Night), Gertrude Blomfield (Pamina), Robert Maitland (Sarastro), Frederick Ranalow (Papageno), Eveline Matthews (Papagena); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

25 September, 1913 The Mastersingers WH as Walther with Frederic Austin (Hans Sachs), Caroline Hatchard (Eva), Lewys James (Beckmesser), Robert Maitland (Pogner), Hans Bechstein (David), Marion Beeley (Magdalene); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

THEATRE ROYAL, MANCHESTER 29 September to 4 October, 1913
2 October, 1913, Pelléas and Mélisande WH as Pelléas

LYCEUM THEATRE, SHEFFIELD 13 to 18 October, 1913
18 October, 1913 The Mastersingers as on 25 September exc Robert Radford as Pogner and Elizabeth Schiller as Eva

GRAND THEATRE, LEEDS 20 to 25 Oct 1913
20 October, 1913 The Rhinegold WH as Loge with Charles Knowles (Wotan) Lewys James (Alberich), Robert Radford (Fasolt), Arthur Pacyna (Fafner), Marion Beeley (Erda); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

21 October, 1913 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Robert Radford (Hunding), Frederic Austin (Wotan)

24 October, 1913 Twilight of the Gods WH as Siegfried with Cicely Gleeson-White (Brunnhilde), Robert Radford (Hagen), Lewys James (Alberich), Frederick Ranalow (Gunther); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

LIVERPOOL
29 October, 1913 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino

30 October, 1913 Pelléas and Mélisande WH with Bettina Freeman

THEATRE ROYAL, MANCHESTER, 3 to 8 November, 1913
Wagner's Ring with WH in three operas as in Leeds
8 November, 1913 The Mastersingers WH as Walther as on 25 September.

NEWCASTLE 10 to 15 November, 1913
11 November, 1913 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino
15 November, 1913 (EVG) The Mastersingers WH as Walther as 25 September.

13 November, 1913 CRYSTAL PALACE Concert WH with Emma Albani, Pauline Donalda, Carrie Tubb, Ben Davies, Harry Dearth; WH: Goring Thomas- Esmeralda: O Vision entrancing.

KING'S THEATRE, EDINBURGH, 17 to 29 November, 1913
Ring & Mastersingers as earlier
21 November, 1913 Pelléas and Mélisande, WH with Bettina Freeman

Autumn, 1914 TORQUAY PAVILION WH in concert with the Municipal Orchestra
24 November, 1914 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONCERT in Queen's Hall, London, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, with Hallé Choir WH sang:
Parry: Judith - `God breaketh the battle'
Bax: National Song, `Fatherland;'
BerIioz: Te Deum


MOODY-MANNERS OPERA COMPANY in Liverpool
1 January, 1915 Fra Diavolo (Auber) WH with Ines Murray, Harry Brindle, Flintoff Moore, F. Hargreave; cond. Aylmer Buesst.

HALLE CONCERT, MANCHESTER, 11 March, 1915
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman Act 3 WH as Erik with Agnes Nicholls, Frederick Ranalow, Leonard Andrews; Wagner: Die Meistersinger Final Scene, WH as Walther with Frederick Ranalow, Agnes Nicholls, Harry Pashley; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

MOODY-MANNERS OPERA COMPANY in Liverpool
9 February, 1916 Romeo and Juliet (Gounod) WH with Muriel Gough, Harry Brindle, Flintoff Moore, Hubert Dunkerley; cond. Aylmer Buesst.

MOODY-MANNERS, 1916 Carmen - Don José
Samson and Dalila - Samson

HALLE CONCERT, MANCHESTER, 9 March, 1916
Wagner: Die Götterdämmerung Act 3, Scs 1 & 2 WH as Siegfried with Robert Radford, Agnes Nicholls; Wagner: Die Meistersinger ACT II Quintet, Prize Song, Finale WH as Walther with Frederic Austin, Robert Radford, Agnes Nicholls, Leonard H. Andrews; Cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

H. B. PHILLIPS OPERA COMPANY
January, 1917 I Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) WH as Canio with Nora d'Argel, Lewys James, Ernest Llewellin, Harry Lawn

HALLE CONCERT, MANCHESTER, 15 March, 1917
Wagner: Lohengrin Act I, Scs 2 & 3 WH as Lohengrin with Agnes Nicholls, Robert Radford, Powell Edwards, Gwladys Roberts, Harry Pashley; Wagner: Die Walküre - Act I Love Duet WH and Agnes Nicholls; Wagner: Parsifal Grail Scene with Robert Radford.

HALLÉ CONCERT, BRADFORD 16 March, 1917 - ditto

HALLÉ PROMS CONCERT, MANCHESTER, 24 March, 1917
Wagner: Siegfried Act 3 Sc. 3 WH with Edith Evans;
Verdi: Il Trovatore - Miserere with Edith Evans;
Goring Thomas: O Vision entrancing cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BOC MANCHESTER 2 April to 12 May 1917
4 May, 1917 The Fair Maid of Perth (Bizet) FIRST PERFORMANCE IN ENGLAND, WH as Duke of Rothesay with Miriam Licette, Olive Townend, Webster Millar, Foster Richardson, Powell Edwards; Cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BOC BIRMINGHAM 24 May, 1917- Fair Maid of Perth - ditto

BOC DRURY LANE, 30 May to 28 July, 1917
31 May, 1917 The Girl of the Golden West (Puccini) (IN ENGLISH IN LONDON FOR THE FIRST TIME) WH as Dick Johnson with Jeanne Brola, Robert Parker, Foster Richardson, Norman Allin; cond P. Pitt.
5 June, 1917 - ditto

8, 13 June, 1917 The Fair Maid of Perth (FIRST IN LONDON) WH as Duke of Rothesay with Mignon Nevada, Olive Townend, Webster Millar, Foster Richardson, Powell Edwards, Kenneth Stearne, L.J. Russell; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

18 June, 1917 Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saens) WH as Samson with Edna Thornton, Robert Parker, Albert Chapman, Norman Allin, Kenneth Stearne, Ernest Howie, E. Gilding-Clarke; cond. Wynn Reeves.
29 June, 1917 - ditto exc. Frederic Austin for Parker
10, 28 July, 1917 - ditto with Robert Parker; cond. P. Pitt.

BOC DRURY LANE 22 September to 24 November, 1917
22 September, 1917 Ivan the Terrible aka The Maid of Pskow (Rimsky-Korsakoff) (FIRST TIME IN ENGLISH) WH as Mikhail with Robert Parker (Ivan), Jeanne Brola, Ethel Toms, Powell Edwards; cond. Eugene Goossens, Sr.

29 Sept. 1917 MANCHESTER PROMS WH sang two unidentified items and several encores

BOC at NEW QUEEN'S THEATRE, MANCHESTER, 26 December, 1917 to 9 February, 1918
25 January, 1918 The Fair Maid of Perth (Bizet) WH as Duke of Rothesay with Miriam Licette, Olive Townend, Webster Millar, Foster Richardson, Kingsley Lark; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BIRMINGHAM FESTIVAL, Town Hall 19 February, 1918
Wagner: Die Walküre Act I duet WH with Miriam Licette;
Lohengrin Act 3 scene WH with Miriam Licette, Frederick Ranalow, Emily Broughton; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

9 March, 1918 Elijah (Mendelssohn) Manchester WH with Caroline Hatchard, Margaret Balfour, Norman Allin, Gwladys Roberts; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BOC AT DRURY LANE, 3 June to 27 July, 1918
6 June, 1918 FESTIVAL OF ITALIAN MUSIC
WH: Paisiello: Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Saper bramate

11 June, 15 July, 1918 La Bohème/Phoebus and Pan (Bach) WH as Phoebus with Bessie Tyas, Frank Mullings (Midas), Webster Millar (Tmolus), Edith Clegg (Mercury), Herbert Langley (Pan); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

14 June, 1918 The Valkyrie (Wagner) WH as Siegmund, Miriam Licette (Sieglinde), Agnes Nicholls (Brunnhilde), Robert Radford, Robert Parker, Edna Thornton, Juliette Autran; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.
19 June, 1918 ditto exc Perceval Allen as Brünnhilde
28 June, 1918 ditto exc Allen & Gladys Ancrum (Sieglinde)
4 July, 1928 same as 14th exc cond. P. Pitt.
27 July, 1918 same as 14th exc Gladys Ancrum (Sieglinde), Perceval Allen (Brünnhilde)

22 September, 1918 Palace Theatre, London "American Night"
WH: Goring Thomas: Esmeralda - O Vision entrancing; Easthope-Martin: Harp of the Woodland; The Cup of Life; Gounod: Faust Act 3 Trio with Miriam Licette and Frederick Ranalow, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

19 March, 1919 Cramer Ballad Concert at the Town Hall 
WH with Ruth Vincent, Violet Fielding, George Baker

BOC DRURY LANE 19 March to 3 May, 1919.
27 March, 1919 Le Coq d'Or/Phoebus and Pan (J.S. Bach) WH as Phoebus with Bessie Tyas (Momus), Edith Clegg (Mercury), Herbert Langley (Pan), Frank Mullings (Midas); cond. Eugene Goossens, Jr.

3, 17, 29 April, 1919 Il Seraglio WH as Pedrillo with Miriam Licette, Desiree Ellinger, Maurice d'Oisly, Norman Allin, Arthur Wynn, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

10 April, 1919 The Fair Maid of Perth (Bizet) WH as Duke of Rothesay with Sylvia Nelis, Edith Clegg, Webster Millar, Foster Richardson, Powell Edwards; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

April, 1919 Ivan the Terrible WH as Tucha with Robert Radford, Jeanne Brola, Doris Lemon, Edith Clegg, Powell Edwards, cond. Eugene Goossens, Sr.

COVENT GARDEN 12 May to 2 August, 1919 
18 July 1919 Nail (De Lara) FIRST PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH WH as Muezzin and Narrator with Rosina Buckman (Nail), Frank Mullings (Hadyar), Percy Heming (Emir), Foster Richardson (Taleb & Marabout), Powell Edwards (Negro), William Michael (Officer), Doris Lemon (Iria); cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.
22 July 1919 - ditto

BOC in Edinburgh begins three week season on 1 September, 1919.
BOC in Glasgow opens on 22 September, 1919 for four weeks.

Carmen (Bizet) WH as Don José(?)

BOC AT COVENT GARDEN 3 November to 20 December, 1919 & 24 February to 10 April, 1920
3, 20 (MAT) December, 1919 Boris Godounov WH as Dimitri with Norman Allin, Amy Sissons, Edna Thornton, Edith Clegg, Maurice d'Oisly, Herbert Langley, Powell Edwards; cond. Albert Coates.

6, 13, 16 December, 1919 Parsifal WH as Parsifal (shared with Mullings) with Gladys Ancrum, Percy Heming/Augustus Milner/Edmund Burke, Norman Allin/Foster Richardson, Herbert Langley; conds. Albert Coates/Eugene Goossens.
ditto - 24 February, 1920 WH as Parsifal with Gladys Ancrum; cond. Albert Coates. (13 performances in total)

8 December, 1919 (The Nightingale)/Djamileh (Bizet) with WH, Gladys Ancrum, Webster Millar; cond. Percy Pitt.

9, 19 December, 1919 Nail WH as Muezzin and Narrator with Rosina Buckman, Frank Mullings, Percy Heming, Powell Edwards conds. Sir Thomas Beecham/Clarence Raybauld.

25 February, 10 April, 1920 The Fair Maid of Perth (Bizet) WH as Duke of Rothesay with Sylvia Nelis, Webster Millar, Foster Richardson, Norman Allin (Simon Glover); conds. Sir Thomas Beecham/Goossens.

9 March, 1920 Il Seraglio (Mozart) WH as Pedrillo with Bessie Tyas, Madeline Collins, Maurice d'Oisly, Norman Allin; cond. Eugene Goossens, jr.
1 more with Nicholls instead of Tyas; cond. Beecham.

19, 25 March, 6 April 1920 A Village Romeo and Juliet (Delius) WH as Sali with Miriam Licette, William MIchael, Percy Heming, Powell Edwards; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

29 March, 1920 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino with Miriam Licette, Sylvia Nelis, Doris Lemon, Alfred Heather, Frederick Ranalow, Robert Radford; cond. P. Pitt.

HANDEL FESTIVAL REVIVED AT CRYSTAL PALACE, beginning on 19 June, 1920. Familiar masterworks were given by WH with Louise Kirkby Lunn, Agnes Nicholls, Carrie Tubb, Esta d'Argo, Phyllis Lett, Ben Davies, Frank Mullings, Frederick Ranalow, Robert Radford and Norman Allin.

23 March, 1921 The Song of Hiawatha (Coleridge-Taylor) Kircaldy Musical Society. Members of Beecham's defunct company including WH, Mabel Manson and Charles Tree, cond. Charles M. Cove.

26 October, 1921 Bradford Old Choral Society Centenary Concert; Romeo and Juliet: Madrigal WH with Caroline Hatchard, Mastersingers Act III selection WH with Hatchard, Frederick Ranalow. Earlier Ranalow sang Delius's Sea Drift.

27 October, 1921 Bradford Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast & Mendelssohn's Hymn of Praise, WH with Hatchard, Ranalow

BNOC AT COVENT GARDEN, 1 May to 24 June 1922
1 May & 7 June, 1922 Louise (Charpentier) WH as Julian with Miriam Licette, Edith Clegg, Robert Radford; cond. P. Pitt.

3, 6, 12, 17, 27 May, 1922 Parsifal WH as Parsifal with Louise Kirkby Lunn/ hyllis Archibald, Herbert Heyner /Clarence Whitehill/Percy Heming, Norman Allin, Frederic Collier; conds. Pitt/Harrison/Goossens/Coates. +1

4, 13, 22 May, 1922 The Goldsmith of Toledo (Offenbach) with Mignon Nevada, Edith Clegg, Augustus Milner, William Anderson

15, 29 May 1922 The Rhinegold WH with Anna Lindsey, Edna Thornton, Phyllis Archibald, Clarence Whitehill, William Michael, Robert Radford, Norman Allin; cond. Albert Coates.

17, 30 May 1922 The Valkyrie WH (sharing with William Boland) with Florence Austral, Agnes Nicholls/Beatrice Miranda, Edna Thornton, Clarence Whitehill, Robert Radford; cond. Albert Coates. +1

11, 26 May, 6 June 1922 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino with Gertrude Johnson, Miriam Licette/Sarah Fischer/Boxall, Olive Townend, Sydney Russell, Kenneth Ellis, Robert Radford /William Anderson; conds J. Harrison/Aylmer Buesst. +1

BNOC AT COVENT GARDEN, 26 Dec. 1922 to 20 Jan. 1923
17 Jan. 1923 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino with Gertrude Johnson, Sarah Fischer, William Anderson, Sydney Russell, Kenneth Ellis; cond. Aylmer Buesst.
Ditto - twice exc Norman Allin/Robert Radford as Sarastro; conds. Buesst/ Goossens.

Il Seraglio WH as Belmont with Gertrude Johnson, Lillian Stanford, Kenneth Ellis, Robert Radford; cond. P. Pitt.

Tannhäuser WH as Tannhäuser with Beatrice Miranda, Juliette Autran, Robert Parker, William Anderson, cond. Aylmer Buesst.

The Valkyrie (2) WH as Siegmund with Florence Austral, Beatrice Miranda, Edna Thornton, Robert Parker,Norman Allin/William Anderson, conds. P. Pitt/Goossens.

BNOC IN BRADFORD February, 1923
Louise WH as Julian with Leah Rusel-Myre, Robert Radford

ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON (Good Friday Afternoon)
30 March 1923 Messiah WH with Ruth Vincent, Edna Thornton, Norman Allin; cond. Eugene Goossens.

BNOC AT COVENT GARDEN, 14 May to 30 June, 1923
14, 29 May, 9 June 1923 The Perfect Fool (Holst) WH as Troubador with Maggie Teyte, Edith Clegg, Frederic Collier, Robert Parker, Sydney Russell; cond. Goossens. +4
with Teyte/Lillian Stanford, Edith Clegg/Edna Thornton

Phoebus and Pan (J. S. Bach) (5) WH (shared with Tudor Davies ?) with Doris Lemon, William Michael, Frederick Blamey; cond. Aylmer Buesst.

The Rhinegold WH as Loge with Elsy Treweek, Edna Thornton, Muriel Brunskill, Robert Parker, William Michael, Robert Radford, Norman Allin; cond. Albert Coates.

30 May, 1923 MAT The Magic Flute (Mozart) WH as Tamino, with Gertrude Johnson, Sarah Fischer, Isabel Rhys-Parker, Doris Lemon, May Blyth, Muriel Brunskill, Sydney Russell, Raymond Ellis, Frederic Collier, Norman Allin; cond. Julius Harrison. +3

30 May, 6 June EVG, 1923 The Prodigal Son (Debussy) WH as Azael with Elsy Treweek, William Anderson; cond. Aylmer Buesst.

4, 12 June, 1923 Louise WH as Julian with Leah Rusel-Myre, Edith Clegg, Robert Radford; cond. P. Pitt + 1

5 June, 1923 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Florence Austral, Agnes Nicholls, Enid Cruikshank/Edna Thornton, Robert Parker/Horace Stevens, Robert Radford; conds Albert Coates/Hamilton Harty. + 1

BNOC IN LEEDS
1 October, 1923 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Agnes Nicholls, Florence Austral, Edna Thornton, Robert Parker, Norman Allin

4 October, 1923 EVG Savitri/The Perfect Fool WH as Troubador

BNOC IN MANCHESTER, 8 to 29 October, 1923
8, 15 October, 1923 Louise WH as Julian with Miriam Licette, Edith Clegg, Robert Radford

10 October, 1923 MAT The Magic Flute WH as Tamino with Sarah Fischer, Robert Radford, Raymond Ellis, Doris Lemon; cond. Bernard Reillie.

10 October, 1923 EVG (Fete Galante)/The Boatswain’s Mate WH as Bos'un with Beatrice Miranda (Landlady), William Michael

BNOC IN GLASGOW, 29 October - 25 November, 1923
The Perfect Fool
16, 22 November, 1923 Pelléas and Mélisande WH as Pelleas with Maggie Teyte, Muriel Brunskill, Norman Allin, Robert Parker, Doris Lemon, Raymond Ellis


ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON 5 January, 1924
Die Walküre Act I, Sc. 3 WH with Gladys Ancrum
Otello Act I finale WH with Ancrum; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BNOC at Covent Garden 7 January to 16 February, 1924
7 January, 1924 The Magic Flute WH as Tamino (sharing with Tudor Davies) with Noel Eadie/Scandina, Winnifred Kennaird /MIriam Licette, Doris Lemon, Sydney Russell, Frederick Ranalow, Norman Allin/Robert Radford/William Anderson; conds Pitt/Reillie/Harrison. +2

11 January, 1924 Alkestis (Boughton) WORLD PREMIERE WH as Admetus with Clara Serena (Alkestis), William Anderson, May Blyth, Browning Mummery, Frank Mullings, Robert Parker, Frederic Collier; cond. Rutland Boughton.
ditto - 17, 23 EVG, 28 January, 1924

25 January, 1924 The Valkyrie ACT I WH as Siegmund with Beatrice Miranda and Robert Radford (Emergency fill-in when Siegfried cancelled after Act II)

1 February, 1924 The Valkyrie (Complete) WH as Siegmund with Florence Austral, Agnes Nicholls, Edna Thornton, Robert Parker, Norman Allin; cond. Goossens.

19, 24 January, 1924 Savitri/The Perfect Fool WH as the Troubadour with Gertrude Johnson, Edna Thornton, Sydney Russell, Robert Parker, Frederic Collier, William Michael, May Blyth, Joseph Farrington; cond. Leslie Heward. +1

Samson and Delilah WH as Samson with Edna Thornton, Frederic Collier, Joseph Farrington; cond. Julius Harrison.

15 February, 1924 Parsifal WH as Parsifal with Gladys Ancrum, Norman Allin, Robert Parker, Frederic Collier; cond. Eugene Goossens.

3 March, 1924 BNOC AT MANCHESTER for one month; WH - ?

BNOC AT OLYMPIA THEATRE IN LIVERPOOL
16 April, 1924 St. John’s Eve (Sir Alexander Mackenzie) WORLD PREMIERE WH as Dan, a poacher, William Michael (Tim, a tinker), Doris Lemon (Sylvana, a Dryad), Muriel Brunskill (Sabrina, a Naiad); cond. Julius Harrison.

June/July 1924 BNOC AT HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, LONDON
6 June, 1924 Pelléas and Mélisande (FIRST LONDON PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH) WH as Pelleas with Maggie Teyte, Robert Parker, Norman Allin  

10 June, 1924 Samson and Delilah WH as Samson with Edna Thornton

13 June, 1924 Tannhäuser WH as Tannhäuser with Gladys Ancrum, Harold Williams, Robert Radford
The Perfect Fool WH as Troubador
Alkestis WH as Admetus

2 July, 1924 St. John’s Eve WH as Dan (BROADCAST)

BNOC IN LIVERPOOL
18, 25 February, 1925 EVG, 1925 Pelléas and Mélisande WH as Pelléas with Sylvia Nelis, Robert Parker, Muriel Brunskill, Norman Allin; cond. Eugene Goossens.

5 March, 1925 The Alkestis of Euripides (Boughton) WH with Muriel Brunskill, Robert Parker, William Anderson, Raymond Ellis, Parry Jones, Frederic Collier.

19 March, 1925 The Apostles (Elgar) Hanley North Staffs Choral Society WH with Caroline Hatchard, Dilys Jones, Howard Fry and Charles Knowles; cond. John James.

1926 Tannhäuser WH as Tannhäuser with Rachel Morton

BNOC AT KING'S THEATRE, Edinburgh 18 October to 2 November, 1926
18, 21 October, 1926 Parsifal WH as Parsifal with Gladys Ancrum, Percy Heming, Robert Radford, Herbert Langley, Philip Bertram; cond. Adrian Boult.

11 April, 1927 London Symphony Concert, Queen's Hall, London
Berlioz: Te Deum with Walter Hyde, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

BNOC at KING'S THEATRE, 10 October, 1927 for two weeks
18 October, 1927 The Dusk of the Gods (Wagner) WH as Siegfried, Beatrice Miranda (Brunnhilde), Andrew Shanks (Gunther), William Anderson (Hagen), Constance Willis (Waltraute), William Michael (Alberich); cond. Aylmer Buesst.

BNOC at GOLDERS GREEN HIPPODROME, 28 November to 27 December, 1927
29 November, 1927 The Valkyrie WH as Siegmund with Rachel Morton (Sieglinde), Gladys Ancrum (Brünnhilde), Norman Allin (Hunding), Horace Stevens (Wotan), cond. Aylmer Buesst.

LEEDS TRIENNIAL FESTIVAL, Town Hall, Leeds, Oct. 3-6, 1928
3 October, 1928 Evening Concert: Handel: Ode to St. Cecilia
WH with Dora Labbette, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham.

6 October, 1928 Morning Concert
Berlioz; Te Deum cond. Sir Thomas Beecham


A Resumé Of Roles
Albini: Baron Trenck Trenck Aldwych Theatre, 19 May, 1911
Auber: Fra Diavolo Diavolo Moody Manners/Liverpool 1 Jan., 1915
Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust Faust Proms 14 Nov., 1908
J. S. Bach: Phoebus and Pan Midas BOC/Drury Lane, 11 June, 1918
Bizet: Carmen Don José Moody-Manners approx. 1915
The Fair Maid of Perth Rothesay BOC/Manchester 4 May, 1917
Djamileh Haroun BOC/CG 12 Dec., 1919
Boughton: Alkestis Admetus BNOC 11 Jan., 1924
Charpentier: Louise Julian BOC 1 May, 1922
Clutsam: A Summer Night Toni Beecham/His Majesty's Theatre 23 July, 1910
Debussy: Pelléas and Mélisande Pelléas Beecham/Birmingham, 19 Sept., 1913
The Prodigal Son Azael BNOC/CG 1923
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet Sali CG 22 Feb., 1910
de Koven: Robin Hood Robin New York, 6 May, 1912
de Lara: Nail Muezzin/Narrator BOC/CG 18 July, 1919
de Missa: Muguette Lionel Beecham/His Majesty's Theatre 3 June, 1910
Gounod: Faust Faust CG 14 Dec., 1910
Romeo and Juliet Romeo Moody-Manners/Liverpool, 9 Feb., 1916
Gluck: Armide The Danish Knight CG 6 June, 1908
Holst: The Perfect Fool Troubador BNOC/CG 14 May, 1923
Liza Lehmann: The Vicar of Wakefield Squire London, 12 Dec., 1906
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci Canio HB Phillips Co., 1917
Sir Alexander Mackenzie: St. John’s Eve Dan BNOC, 16 April, 1924
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte Ferrando Beecham/Opera Comique 27 June, 1910
Don Giovanni Don Ottavio Beecham/CG 27 Oct., 1910
Il Seraglio Pedrillo BOC/Drury Lane 3 April, 1919
Belmonte (?)
The Magic Flute Tamino Denhof/Birmingham, 22 Sept., 1913
Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov Dimitri BOC/Drury Lane, 2 June, 1917
Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann Hoffmann Beecham/CG Oct., 1910
The Goldsmith of Toledo BNOC/CG 4 May, 1922
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Pinkerton CG 15 May, 1908
The Girl of the Golden West Dick Johnson BOC/Drury Lane 5 June, 1917
Rimksky Korsakoff: Ivan the Terrible Mikhail BOC/Drury Lane 22 Sept., 1917
Saint Saëns: Samson and Dalila Samson Moody-Manners approx. 1915
Smyth: The Boatswain’s Mate Bo'sun BNOC/Manchester,10 Oct., 1923
Stanford: Much Ado About Nothing Borachio CG 30 May, 1901
Sullivan; Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Beecham/CG 8 March, 1910
Thomas: Hamlet Laertes Beecham/CG 3 Oct., 1910
Verdi: Il Trovatore Manrico (excpt) Hallé/Manchester Proms 24 March, 1917
Verdi: Otello Otello (excpt) Royal Albert Hall, 5 Jan., 1924
Wagner: The Mastersingers Walther CG 9 Feb., 1909
The Rhinegold Froh CG 27 Jan., 1908
The Rhinegold Loge CG 16 Jan., 1909
The Valkyrie Siegmund CG 28 Jan., 1908
Twilight of the Gods Siegfried Denhof/Leeds 24 Oct., 1913
Tannhäuser Tannhäuser BNOC/CG 1922/3
Lohengrin Lohengrin (excerpts) Hallé Manchester 15 March, 1917
The Flying Dutchman Erik Beecham/CG 25 Nov., 1910
Parsifal Parsifal BOC/CG 6 Dec. 1919


 


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