in Royal Festival Hall - 11 April, 1958

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Among many thousands of young people, our school in Dundee organized an excursion to the Festival of Britain in 1951. Our hotel was in Southend - so great was the demand for places to stay. How exciting all the exhibtions all over the South Bank site were. Of course the Festival Hall was among the places visited then. My first experience of a concert in the Hall was on 11th April 1958, when I attended a concert given by the great Yugoslav soprano Sena Jurianc. Of course, she enthralled the audience, filling the hall with her glorious voice. If my memory is correct H.R.H.Princess Alice, …   more >>
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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401123192173 accessed: 24 January, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown' performed by Sena Jurinac

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 April, 1958
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Mon, 26 May 2014 17:53:12 +0100