Times newspaper critic in London - 1857

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 168:

At Exeter Hall it was preceded by a splendid rendering of" The Creation." Upon the anthem the "Times" made the following remarks : " Mr. Surman gave an interesting performance last night, consisting of Haydn's oratorio, 'The Creation' and a new anthem by Dr. Elvey, organist of the Chapel Royal, Windsor."
cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 168. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433160859804 accessed: 26 June, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

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The Creation
written by Joseph Haydn
performed by Mr. Surman

Experience Information

Date/Time 1857
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:14:20 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:22:03 +0100