in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I was single and able to indulge myself by going to concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, then the Festival Hall was built and I was able to book for several of the inaugural concerts, so my love was born and it had to be the Royal Festival Hall from then until the present time. I am in receipt of the diary having been a member from many years ago. There were so many new experiences of music I didn't know much about and orchestras from all parts of the world, never to forget the first time hearing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra playing…   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 23 July, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Symphony No 1
written by Gustav Mahler
performed by Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti

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, 01 Dec 2015 10:22:22 +0000
Approved on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:33:51 +0000