anonymous in Royal Festival Hall - between 1969 and the 2000's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

My memories of RFH span the 60s, 70s and 2000s, from concerts attended with Ilford County High School to a memorable visit in 1971 and a return with my own children in 2002....The strangest experience was on a study trip from the Architecture Dept of Bristol University in 1969/70 to examine the acoustics. Having been taken round the various acoustic chambers and learning how manufactured the reverberation really was, we ended up in the auditorium when Karen Carpenter, her brother and the band were doing a sound check and rehearsal. I had long been fascinated by Karen Car[enter's voice and …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 21 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall



Listening to

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Goodbye to Love performed by Karen Carpenter

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1969 and the 2000's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:56:13 +0000
Approved on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:14:54 +0000