between the 1950's and the 1970's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I remember the Festival Hall from the beginning in 1951 at the Festival of Britain and especially 30th June 1955 when my mother brought me to the Hall for my 21st birthday. We had dinner and then went to hear Solomon playing Beethoven's Emperor Concerto - No 5. It was an unforgettable evening. Over the years since, I visited the Hall on innumerable occasions  for concerts and ballet bringing first of all my children and later grandchildren. I especially recall bringing my youngest daughter and friend to hear Dvorak's Cello Concerto in the 1970s which they were studying for their "O" …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 23 May, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive,

Listening to

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Cello Concerto
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by Julian Lloyd Webber
Emperor Concerto
written by Beethoven, Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1950's and the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:59:30 +0100
Approved on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:50:29 +0000