in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I was lucky enough to go to several of the Robert Mayer Saturday morning concerts for children in the late 50s. At first I went with a group from school, always with great anticipation and much excitement. When I became old enough, I was allowed to go to one of those concerts by myself, travelling solo to London for the first time. The concerts were designed especially to introduce young people to classical music - and the live performance thereof - and I left the beautiful concert hall even more excited than when I went in! There …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 26 February, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Robert Mayer Children's concerts

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 Sat, 05 Dec 2015 20:14:39 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:32:35 +0000