Charles Halle in Adelaide - August, 1890

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 390-391:

The first concert here was a great surprise to us. Adelaide boasts of being a very musical town, and the Town Hall, not a very large one, was half empty. True, the weather was bad, but so it has been in the other towns often enough without a similar result. Those that were there made noise enough, and we are curious to see what to-night may bring. Lord and Lady Kintore were there, and were announced to be there; so they do not draw here either. At 10.30 the Liedertafel a very small body of fifteen or sixteen members serenaded us, and I had to stand on the balcony, where it was bitterly cold, …   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. 390-391. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432760969231 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Adelaide

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

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 22:09:29 +0100
Approved on Sun, 25 Oct 2015 07:32:18 +0000