in Manchester - 30 January, 1858

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 130-131:

When the exhibition closed its doors in October, 1857, the orchestra which I had taken so much trouble to form, and which had given such satisfaction, was on the point of being dispersed to the four points of the compass, never to be heard again in Manchester. This was excessively painful to me, and to prevent it I determined to give weekly concerts during the autumn and winter season at my own risk and peril, and to engage the whole band, trusting to the now awakened taste for music for success and perhaps remuneration. The necessary preparations retarded the execution of this project until …   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. 130-131. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427475504371 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 January, 1858
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:58:24 +0000
Approved on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:16:03 +0100