Lady Carrington et al. in Sydney - June, 1890

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 378:

Shortly after we had to dress to drive to Government House, where dinner was at 7 o'clock, to enable us to attend the second part of the Liedertafel's Jubilee Concert. Lord and Lady Carrington had been at our concert the previous evening, but could not speak with us, as they were perched high up in the gallery over the clock. It is impossible to be more nice, hearty, and amiable than they were. After dinner we drove to the Exhibition Building, waited a few minutes in the carriages for the end of the first part, and then made our entrance, Lord Carrington giving his arm to Wilma, and I to Lady …   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. 378. accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Sydney


Lady Carrington
1st Marquess of Lincolnshire
Governor, Politician
Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist

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 12:32:04 +0100
Approved on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:18:05 +0000