in Royal Festival Hall - 1951

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I have a great affection for the Festival Hall, having seen many concerts there over the years, including the Vienna Boys Chor, Chris Barber and many of your Christmas shows. In 1951 I visited the Festival of Britain many times, and as part of that celebration sang in the "London Children's Concert" as part of that festival.  I am so pleased to see the improvements to this building, being a "Londoner" myself, I do regard it as "mine". I stil have the programme of the children's concert for 1951 and wondered if you would like it…   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449167109641 accessed: 18 May, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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London Children's Concert performed by Vienna Boys Choir

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:25:09 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 23:04:05 +0000