in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Sir Thomas Beecham shouting at the orchestra (as heard from the choir seats). Unfortunately this was not the famous - possibly apocryphal - occasion when he shouted "Come on brass, give 'em hell!"

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 4 March, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical performed by Sir Thomas Beecham

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:38:08 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:35:01 +0000