Mr. J.S. Liddle in Newbury - 1885

from Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey, page 291:

In 1885, Sir George and Lady Elvey had a very pleasant little visit to Mr. Slocock, when Sir George went to Newbury to conduct a concert for his friend and former pupil, Mr. Liddle, on the occasion of the bi-centenary of the birth of Handel and Bach. He was received with immense enthusiasm by the largest audience which has ever been gathered together at a concert there. The programme included Handel's " Ode on St. Cecilia's Day," with a miscellaneous second part. Miss Annie Marriott was the soprano, and Mr. T. Harpur the solo trumpet. Everything went exceedingly well. Sir George at the …   more >>

cite as

Lady Mary Elvey, Life and Reminiscences of Sir George J. Elvey (London, 1894), p. 291. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433326679767 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Newbury

Listeners

Mr. J.S. Liddle
Violinist

Listening to

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Ode on St. Cecilia's Day
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Miss Annie Marriott, Mr. T. Harpur

Experience Information

Date/Time 1885
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:18:00 +0100
Approved on Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:24:27 +0100