CBC Concert Hour

CBC Concert Hour is a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television from 1954 to 1955.

CBC Concert Hour
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
ProducersNoel Gauven
Pierre Mercure
Running time60 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release30 September 1954 (1954-09-30) –
30 June 1955 (1955-06-30)


This Montreal-produced series featured classical music, concentrating particularly on chamber music. Artists featured included Maureen Forrester, Ernest MacMillan, John Newmark, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Andrés Segovia and Joseph Szigeti. Boyd Neel and Wilfred Pelletier were among the conductors seen on CBC Concert Hour. Irving Gutman was the series stage director.[1]


This hour-long series was broadcast Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 30 September 1954 to 30 June 1955. An earlier episode was broadcast on 27 June 1954.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (April 2002). "CBC Concert Hour". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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