in Manchester - between 1852 and 1853

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 124:

In the winter 1852-53 the number of subscribers to my ' Chamber-Music Concerts ' in Manchester had largely increased. I therefore constituted them into a ' Chamber-Music Society,' with an influential committee, keeping the entire management in my own hands. The room in the old town hall, very favourable for music of the kind, was not very large, holding about 450 seats. These were all subscribed for, and there was a list of from 80 to 100 would-be subscribers who had to wait for vacancies. Such gigantic strides had the love of music made in three years. The visits of Ernst, Molique, Saint …   more >>
cite as

Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 124. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427473210289 accessed: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1852 and 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:20:10 +0000
Approved on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:53:12 +0100