in Royal Festival Hall - 1986

from Southbank Centre Archive:

During a university exchange program from the united States in 1986, I often went to RFH  to see my favorite conductor, Klaus Tennstedt, lead the London Philharmonic. I had first seen Tennstedt conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra in the US, and having him conducting throughout my term abroad was a very special experience for me. One night, after a typically rousing performance at the RFH, I waited outside the stage door for almost an hour bone-chilling weather for Tennstedt to sign my program. He could not have been more gracious - and apologetic for unknowingly making me wait so long! …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 27 May, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Various performed by Klaus Tennstedt, Philadelphia Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 1986
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:31:34 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:14:19 +0000