in Royal Festival Hall - between the 1950's and the 1990's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

[50s] Driving up from Cotswolds for performances of St Matthews Passion with David Willcox (before the Sir) and Peter Pears. [60s] Vladimir Horowitz last concert at the RFH. [70s] Conzertgebouw with Haitink playing Mahler. [80s] Alfred Brendel - as often as possible in solo performances and playing concertos. Getting his autograph. [90s] Placido Domingo singing Parsifal. [00s] David Oistrakh whenever possible before his early death.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443617688924 accessed: 17 October, 2021 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Various performed by David Oistrakh
Parsifal
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Plácido Domingo
Saint Matthew Passion
written by Bach
performed by David Wilcox, Peter Pears

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1950's and the 1990's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:54:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:49:22 +0000