in Royal Festival Hall - between 20 May, 1951 and 5 June, 1951

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I was fortunate in getting tickets for the RFH during the Festival of Britain. Friday, 25th May 1951 Sir John Barbirolli and the Halle. Saturday 5th June 1951 Leopold Stokowski and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sunday 20th May 1951 Sir Malcolm Sargent and London Symphony Orchestra. I still have the programmes which cost 1 shilling each but do not remember the details of the concerts except that I was very thrilled to be present on such auspicious occasions. 

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 25 May, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical concert performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Charles Halle, Leopold Stokowski, Malcolm Sargent, London Symphony Orchestra, Giovanni Battista

Experience Information

Date/Time between 20 May, 1951 and 5 June, 1951
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:25:35 +0000
Approved on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:27:50 +0000