in Royal Festival Hall - the 1980's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I came to a concert given by Stefan Grapelli and he somehow transformed that huge space into a dark, dimly lit smokey bistro- an intimate space where we felt close to him and to each other- as though we were eagerly crowded onto a tiny performance area. My brother and I were at the top at the back.It was a pure and wonderful illusion from a wonderful musican.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 18 July, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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jazz performed by Stefan Grappelli

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1980's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:36:12 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:13:28 +0000