Concert Hall

August 14, 1944 to December 26, 1949
121 episodes known to exist
Concert Hall was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from August 14, 1944 to December 26, 1949.
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August 14, 1944 - December 26, 1949
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Concert Hall
August 14, 1944 - December 26, 1949
119 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
August 14, 1944 
Jascha Heifetz, Lily Pons 
Jascha Heifetz, Lily Pons 
15:00 

 
August 17, 1944 
Lawrence Tibbett, William Primrose 
Lawrence Tibbett, William Primrose 
15:00 

 
August 21, 1944 
Jan Peerce, Gregor Piatagorski 
Jan Peerce, Gregor Piatagorski 
15:00 

 
August 24, 1944 
Marian Anderson, Vronsky and Babin 
Marian Anderson, Vronsky and Babin 
15:00 

 
August 28, 1944 
Joseph Szigeti, Alice Ehlers 
Joseph Szigeti, Alice Ehlers 
15:00 

 
August 31, 1944 
Grace Moore, Josef Hofmann 
Grace Moore, Josef Hofmann 
15:00 

 
September 4, 1944 
Yehudi Menuhin, Igor Gorin 
 
15:00 

 
September 7, 1944 
Bartlett and Robertson, Lotti Lehman 
 
15:00 

 
September 11, 1944 
Rudolph Zerkin 
 
15:22 

 
10 
September 14, 1944 
James Melton 
 
15:00 

 
11 
September 18, 1944 
Alec Templeton, Vivian Della Chiesa 
Alec Templeton, Vivian Della Chiesa 
15:00 

 
12 
September 21, 1944 
Fritz Kreisler, Leonard Warren 
Fritz Kreisler, Leonard Warren 
15:00 

 
13 
September 25, 1944 
Richard Crooks, Nathan Milstein 
 
14:56 

 
14 
September 28, 1944 
Helen Traubel, Jascha Heifetz 
 
14:58 

 
15 
October 2, 1944 
William Van Den Berg, Ezio Pinza 
William Van den Berg, Ezio Pinza 
15:00 

 
16 
October 5, 1944 
Dorothy Maynor, Arthur Rubenstein 
Dorothy Maynor, Arthur Rubenstein 
15:00 

 
17 
October 9, 1944 
Adolf Busch, Lawrence Tibbett 
Adolf Busch, Lawrence Tibbett 
15:00 

 
18 
October 12, 1944 
John Charles Thomas, Luboshuts and Nemenoff 
John Charles Thomas, Luboshuts and Nemenoff 
15:00 

 
19 
October 16, 1944 
Henry Temianka, Bidu Sayao  
Henry Temianka, Bidu Sayao 
15:00 

 
20 
October 19, 1944 
Robert Casadesus, Lee Sweetland 
Robert Casadesus, Lee Sweetland 
15:00 

 
21 
October 23, 1944 
Joseph Szigeti, Helen Jepsen 
Joseph Szigeti, Helen Jepsen 
15:00 

 
22 
October 26, 1944 
Oscar Levant, Alexander Sued 
Oscar Levant, Alexander Sued 
15:00 

 
23 
October 30, 1944 
Josef Szigeti, Helen Jepson 
 
14:59 

 
24 
November 2, 1944 
Oscar Levant 
 
14:59 

 
27 
December 18, 1944 
Fritz Kreisler, James Melton 
Format changed from 15 to 30 minutes. 
29:31 

 
28 
December 21, 1944 
Jacob Gimpel, Patrice Munsel 
Jacob Gimpel, Patrice Munsel 
30:00 

 
29 
December 25, 1944 
Eleanor Steber, Jasha Heifetz 
Eleanor Steber, Jasha Heifetz 
29:57 

 
30 
December 28, 1944 
Marian Anderson, Roth Quartet 
Marian Anderson, Roth Quartet 
29:58 

 
31 
December 25, 1944 
Nathan Milstein 
Nathan Milstein 
30:00 

 
36 
February 22, 1945 
William Yandenberg, Nelson Eddy 
 
30:00 

 
37 
February 26, 1945 
Dorothy Maynor, Henry Temianka 
Dorothy Maynor, Henry Temianka 
30:00 

 
38 
March 5, 1945 
Ezio Pinza 
 
30:00 

 
40 
March 19, 1945 
Nathan Milstein 
 
30:00 

 
41 
March 26, 1945 
Erica Murini 
 
30:00 

 
42 
April 2, 1945 
Oscar Levant, Gladys Swarthout 
 
29:42 

 
45 
April 23, 1945 
Joseph Szigeti, Igor Gorin 
 
29:57 

 
46 
April 30, 1945 
William Primrose, Jan Peerce 
William Primrose, Jan Peerce 
29:57 

 
48 
May 14, 1945 
Webster Aiken, Helen Jepson 
 
30:00 

 
49 
May 21, 1945 
Fritz Kreisler, Patrice Munsel 
 
29:41 

 
51 
June 4, 1945 
Jascha Heifetz 
 
30:00 

 
54 
June 25, 1945 
Amparo Iturbi, Lily Pons 
 
29:31 

 
55 
July 2, 1945 
Lily Pons 
Conductor: Thomas Beecham 
30:00 

 
60 
August 6, 1945 
Nathan Milstein, Josephine Antoine 
Nathan Milstein, Josephine Antoine 
29:57 

 
62 
August 20, 1945 
Bartlett and Robinson 
Bartlett and Robertson (Dual Pianos), Bidu Sayao 
30:00 

 
64 
September 3, 1945 
Gladys Swarthout 
 
29:51 

 
65 
September 10, 1945 
Rudolph Serkin 
 
29:51 

 
67 
September 24, 1945 
Artur Rubinstein 
 
29:35 

 
71 
October 22, 1945 
Ezio Pinza, Bartlet and Robinson 
 
30:00 

 
73 
November 5, 1945 
Richard Crooks 
 
30:00 

 
74 
November 8, 1945 
Helen Traubel, Robert Casadesus 
Helen Traubel, Robert Casadesus 
30:00 

 
79 
December 17, 1945 
Roth Quartet 
 
30:00 

 
81 
December 31, 1945 
Marjorie Lawrence 
 
29:40 

 
82 
January 7, 1946 
James Melton, Gregor Piatagorsky 
 
30:00 

 
84 
January 24, 1946 
Nelson Eddy, Jascha Heifetz 
Nelson Eddy, Jascha Heifetz 
30:00 

 
85 
January 28, 1946 
Marian Anderson 
 
30:00 

 
86 
February 4, 1946 
James Melton ,gregor Piatigorsky 
"David and Goliath" 
29:05 

 
89 
March 7, 1946 
Dorothy Kirsten, Nathan Milstein 
Dorothy Kirsten, Nathan Milstein 
29:58 

 
92 
March 21, 1946 
Oscar Levant, Helen Jepson 
Oscar Levant, Helen Jepson 
30:00 

 
93 
March 25, 1946 
Vivienne Della Chiesa 
 
30:00 

 
94 
March 28, 1946 
Swarthout, Szigeti 
Swarthout, Szigeti 
30:00 

 
96 
April 1, 1946 
Jascha Heifetz, Igor Gorin 
Jascha Heifetz, Igor Gorin 
30:00 

 
99 
May 6, 1946 
Artur Rubinstein, Charlotte Berner 
 
29:40 

 
100 
May 13, 1946 
Oscar Levant, Patrice Munsel 
 
29:35 

 
102 
May 27, 1946 
Jascha Heifetz, Lee Sweetland 
 
30:00 

 
103 
May 30, 1946 
Marian Anderson, Robert Casadesus 
Marian Anderson, Robert Casadesus 
30:00 

 
106 
June 24, 1946 
Nathan Milstein, Jan Peerce 
Nathan Milstein, Jan Peerce 
29:53 

 
109 
July 15, 1946 
Jacob Gimpel 
 
29:40 

 
122 
October 14, 1946 
Robert Goldsand 
 
29:45 

 
124 
October 28, 1946 
Marian Anderson 
 
30:00 

 
125 
November 4, 1946 
Lily Pons, Josef Hofmann 
 
29:37 

 
126 
November 11, 1946 
Harry Kaufman, Patrice Munsel 
 
30:00 

 
127 
November 18, 1946 
Nelson Eddy, Adam Garner 
 
30:00 

 
128 
November 25, 1946 
James Melton, Oscar Levant 
 
29:46 

 
129 
December 2, 1946 
Blanche Thebom 
 
30:00 

 
130 
December 9, 1946 
Gladys Swarthout, Andres Segovia 
 
30:15 

 
131 
December 16, 1946 
Dorothy Kirsten, Luberschutz 
 
30:00 

 
132 
December 23, 1946 
Jan Peerce, Leonard Warren 
 
30:00 

 
133 
December 30, 1946 
Florence Quartararo, Jascha Heifetz 
 
30:00 

 
134 
January 6, 1947 
Vera Brodsky, Maggie Teyte 
 
28:56 

 
135 
January 13, 1947 
Fritz Kreisler 
Fritz Kreisler plays the second and third movements from his own Concerto In C, "Prelude In G Minor (Rachmaninoff), and "Leibesleid." Lauritz Melchior sings "Recondito Armoni" from "Tosca" (Puccini), "The Prize Song" from "Dei Meistersinger" (Wagner), "Serenade" (Schubert), and "The Hunter's Song." 
29:42 

 
137 
January 20, 1947 
Myra Hess 
 
29:43 

 
138 
January 27, 1947 
Christopher Lynch 
 
30:00 

 
139 
February 3, 1947 
Maria Karenko, Fritz Kreisler 
 
29:41 

 
140 
February 10, 1947 
Helen Traubel 
 
30:00 

 
141 
February 17, 1947 
Guests: John Charles Thomas, Ruggiero Ricci 
 
30:00 

 
143 
March 3, 1947 
Ezio Pinza, Andres Segovia 
 
28:30 

 
144 
March 10, 1947 
Licia Albanese, Jan Pearce 
REHERSAL 
30:00 

 
145 
March 17, 1947 
Sandra Berkova, Lauritz Melchior 
 
30:00 

 
148 
March 31, 1947 
Alexander Borovsky 
 
29:56 

 
148 
April 7, 1947 
James Melton, Oscar Levant 
 
29:58 

 
158 
April 28, 1947 
Zino Francescatti 
 
30:00 

 
178 
September 15, 1947 
Sir Thomas Beecham 
 
30:00 

 
192 
December 22, 1947 
Marjorie Lawrence 
 
30:00 

 
199 
February 9, 1948 
Artur Rubinstein 
 
29:39 

 
204 
March 15, 1948 
Carl Bricken and the Concert Hall Orc 
 
30:00 

 
206 
March 29, 1948 
Olive Mae Beach 
 
30:00 

 
212 
May 10, 1948 
William Kappel 
 
29:39 

 
215 
May 31, 1948 
Licia Albanese 
 
29:53 

 
217 
October 18, 1948 
John Charles Thomas 
 
30:00 

 
218 
October 25, 1948 
Gladys Swarthout, Ezio Pinza 
 
29:33 

 
220 
November 8, 1948 
Dorothy Warenskjold 
 
30:00 

 
223 
November 29, 1948 
Marian Anderson 
 
30:00 

 
224 
December 6, 1948 
Bidu Sayao, John Charles Thomas 
Bidu Sayao, John Charles Thomas 
30:00 

 
232 
February 7, 1949 
Dorothy Kirsten 
 
30:00 

 
237 
March 14, 1949 
Meredith Willson 
 
30:00 

 
238 
March 21, 1949 
Ezio Pinza 
 
30:00 

 
239 
March 28, 1949 
Meredith Willson, Gilbert Russell 
Gilbert Russell 
30:00 

 
240 
April 4, 1949 
Blanche Thebom 
 
30:00 

 
241 
April 11, 1949 
Paulina Carter 
18 year-old Paulina Carter 
30:00 

 
242 
April 18, 1949 
Dorothy Warenskjold, Meredith Willson 
 
30:00 

 
246 
May 16, 1949 
Werner Janssen 
 
30:00 

 
248 
May 30, 1949 
Werner Janssen 
 
30:00 

 
250 
June 13, 1949 
Werner Janssen 
 
30:00 

 
256 
July 25, 1949 
Gladys Swarthout 
 
29:33 

 
266 
October 3, 1949 
John Charles Thomas 
 
30:00 

 
273 
November 21, 1949 
Dorothy Warenskjold 
 
30:00 

 
276 
December 12, 1949 
Joseph Szigeti 
 
30:00 

 
277 
December 19, 1949 
John Barnett 
 
30:00 

 
278 
December 26, 1949 
Werner Janssen 
 
30:00 

 
The Concert Hall
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2 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
Helen Traubel 
incomplete 
10:00 

 
 
n/a 
Marian Anderson 
incomplete 
10:00 

 
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