Colin and partner in Royal Festival Hall - 1982

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Whilst I was going through some of my childhood bits which have been stored in my parents attic I found a badge which reminded me of my very first orchestral concert at the Royal Festival Hall. It was a halloween childrn's concert by the LPO back in 1982, I would have been seven years old and I remember being very excited with all the "fun" that was happening both outside and inside the concert, people giving out sweets, magicians, etc. The music was very child friendly, I seem to remember performances of the sorcerer's apprentice, the nutcracker and night on bald (sic) mountain, all music …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 14 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall


Listening to

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Night on a Bare Mountain
written by Modest Mussorgsky
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
written by Paul Dukas
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky

Experience Information

Date/Time 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:09:11 +0100
Approved on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:07:05 +0000