in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I remember going to visit the Festival of Britain when I was 21 and going into the Royal Festival Hall. Also later seeing Sir Thomas Beecham conducting the Royal Philharmonic and on one  occasion shouted at the orchestra.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447866640409 accessed: 22 February, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

hide composers
Classical Concert 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 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:10:40 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:18:37 +0000