in Australia - June, 1890

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 374:

To-day is a good day for practice, and I must say that the contact with a new public has done us much good, and has put fresh musical life into us. Playing so constantly in England as we do, it becomes a matter of routine, and loses its interest ; here we are quite astonished to find that we take a real interest in every concert, in every article in the papers, and we certainly do our very best. It is a great satisfaction to witness the breathless attention with which these large crowds listen to us ; there is not the least exaggeration in saying that you might hear a pin drop; and never a …   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. 374. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432551770570 accessed: 19 October, 2021

location of experience: Australia

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1890
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 25 May 2015 12:02:50 +0100
Approved on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:15:14 +0000