in Royal Festival Hall - between 1951 and June, 2000

from Southbank Centre Archive:

1) I attended the Festival of Britain for the opening of the Royal Festival Hall, as a young boy in 1951, which made a great impression on me then, and influenced me to attend future concerts.                                    2) My next memorable event was being present for the complete restored version of Abel Gance's classical silent film "Napoleon", 1927, with the music score composed and conducted by Carl Davis, …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 29 March, 2023 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Napoleon Film Score
written by Carl Davis
performed by London Symphony Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1951 and June, 2000
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:40:26 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:37:49 +0000