General public et al. in Sheldonian Theatre - the 1860's

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, page 50:

I passed the examination, my Exercise being performed in the Sheldonian Theatre, the Rev. Stephen Hawtrey sending up a good part of our choir to sing in it. Some weeks afterwards we performed it at St. Mark's School, the tenor solo being taken by Arthur D. Coleridge, in after years my very dear friend, and the bass by the Rev. W. H. Bliss, then Minor Canon at Windsor. This was in 1868, and I made the acquaintance of Arthur Sullivan about this time. He was staying near Windsor, and attended one of the concerts given at St. Mark's, at which a setting of mine of some words from Tennyson's "In …   more >>
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Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (1919), p. 50. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432746038879 accessed: 20 May, 2022

location of experience: Sheldonian Theatre

Listeners

Arthur Sullivan
Composer
1842-1900

Listening to

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Classical
written by Richard Wagner, Frederick Bridge, Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Notes

Performance of Frederick Bridge's Examination Exercise at Sheldonian Theatre by Choir of St Mark's School, Windsor. Also, performance of Bridge's setting of Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' at St Mark's school, attended by Arthur Sullivan.


Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 27 May 2015 18:00:39 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:53:00 +0000