in Royal Festival Hall - between 1952 and 1954

from Southbank Centre Archive:

During National Service (1952-54) I was frequently at classical concerts. Do I remember rightly that standing tickets cost only two shillings? And anyway one was able to sit on the floor, resting back comfortably against the deep-buttoned, red leather wall upholstery. Here I heard first much of the classical repertoire at the R.F.H.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447171706782 accessed: 27 January, 2023 (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

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1952 and 1954
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:08:26 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:20:15 +0000