the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I have attended concerts at the RFH for the past 50 years and look forward to next year to continue to do so. So many wonderful memories - Tommy Beecham and his Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and 90% of the audience waiting for the 'Lolly top' [presumably lollipop] to be announced. My great love is and always has been the Philharmonia - have been privileged to see: Toscanini, Giulini, Canteli, Furtwängler, the up and coming Karajan, Klemperer, Muti amongst many other conductors and wonderful artists. As a point of interest, most of the concerts in the early years, I paid the princely sum…   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 20 July, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

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Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:15:47 +0100
Approved on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:03:19 +0000