in Melbourne - August, 1890

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 389:

[O]ur farewell concert in the evening...went off splendidly, and was a glorious finish to our season here. There was not an available standing-place in the whole of that big Town Hall (larger than the Manchester Free Trade Hall), and many hundreds had to be turned away. It was an exciting evening, and no one can wish for greater ovations than those that were accorded us. We sent to the hotel a whole cab-full of beautiful flowers, amongst them a large lyre in violets and white flowers from the Victorian orchestra, which we esteem highly. It was an evening to be remembered, and we may be sure …   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. 389. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432760533751 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Melbourne

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 27 May 2015 22:02:13 +0100
Approved on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:29:32 +0000