CBC Television Network

Concert Hour, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1954 to 1958

Broadcast Medium: Television

A classical music program, was produced in Montreal and transmitted on both English and French stations, and included commentary in both languages. CBFT-TV had presented L’Heure du Concert every other week, alternating with Teletheatre, but the musical show changed to a weekly broadcast when the network picked it up in the spring of l954. Performers included Glenn Gould, Robert Savoie, Marielle Pelletier, Herta Glaz, Louis Quilico, and Rosalyn Tureck.

Aired Thursday evenings from May 1954 to March 1958

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002