in Royal Festival Hall - 26 April, 1958

from Southbank Centre Archive:

In early 1958 I met a girl, whom I found more than merely appealing - she was lovely. Wanting to make a first date something memorable, but not having the faintest idea if she would enjoy "serious" music, I decided I concert at the RFH would do the trick. It did, and we have been married for 47 years. Edna remains lovely despite having suffered a number of strokes. She no longer has black hair or is a size 8, but I cannot imagine life without her. The concert programme that was such a success! Saturday 26th April 1958. LPO, Marriage of Figaro Overture; Schubert's "Unfinished", Tchaikovsky …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 17 June, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

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Classical Concert

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 April, 1958
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:54:15 +0000
Approved on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:13:35 +0000