Beatrice Harrison in Queen's Hall - 1894

from The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison, pages 37-38:

At the age of eighteen months I was taken to my first concert by my parents. The Band of the Royal Engineers, my father’s regiment, was playing at the Queen’s Hall. My mother was very thrilled and put on her best hat, the first time she had been able to wear it since her return from India. I also had my best bonnet put on my head and a blue sash tied round my waist. Off we started in a four-wheeler. /At the concert I sat between my dear ones, but I was visible but the tip of a sun bonnet and a pair of white kid shoes. My mother righted me and it was at that moment I caught sight of the …   more >>
cite as

Beatrice Harrison, and Patricia Cleveland-Peck (ed.), The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison (1985), p. 37-38. accessed: 21 February, 2024

location of experience: Queen's Hall


Beatrice Harrison

Experience Information

Date/Time 1894
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Mon, 18 May 2015 19:12:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:52:35 +0000