in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I was employed by the DANISH CONSULATE GENERAL FROM 1948-52,and remember that the whole staff of both the embassy and the Consulate General were invited to a concert by the DANISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, during which most of the audience was introduced to Carl Nielsen's Maskerade, and given rave reviews, which we Danes all were delighted to see - I also remember that those bombed out streets, not too far from that wonderful building were a great shock on my first trip out there, and made our respect for those scrappy Londoners …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 22 February, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical concert performed by Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra

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 20:40:35 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:56:44 +0000