in Manchester - February, the 1860's

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 145:

Last night a wet, splashy February evening every sense of discomfort was dispelled, and all our interest absorbed in the music, as if we heard it for the first time. A very few moments after the time named on the programme Charles Halle appeared, and the hush of pleased expectation stole over the miscellaneous company assembled at the Free Trade Hall. Glancing over the orchestra, we recognise many familiar faces Seymour in his accustomed place, though the lapse of years has left unmistakable signs on his face and figure, still discourses sweet music on his violin, which he handles as if he …   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. 145. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427800916495 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Experience Information

Date/Time February, the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Taken from a letter by an anonymous author


Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:21:56 +0100
Approved on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:30:47 +0100