Kenneth McPherson et al. in St Andrews Hall, Glasgow - 26 March, 1930, at night

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17:

Monday 24 March … McPherson up for Tommy (who was out) left him a ticket for an ‘Orpheus Choir’ Concert.



Wednesday 26 March … Tommy at St Andrews Hall tonight listening to the ‘Orpheus Choir’.

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 17. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/17. accessed: 29 May, 2024 (By permission of Glasgow City Archives)

location of experience: St Andrews Hall, Glasgow


Kenneth McPherson
University student
Thomas Cairns Livingston Jnr.
Lecturer English Literature, Scholar

Listening to

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Choral concert performed by Glasgow Orpheus Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 March, 1930, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


The acclaimed Orpheus Choir (1906-1951), founded by Hugh S. Roberton, performed a wide variety of repertoire including Scottish folk song and classical choral works; it was replaced in 1951 by the Glasgow Phoenix Choir.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:37:10 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:09:24 +0100