in Royal Festival Hall - between 1952 and late 20th Century

from Southbank Centre Archive:

My visits to RFH started 1952 with the Saturday morning Robert Meyer School Concerts.  For the sum of 2/- (10 pence) we listened to Sir Adrian Boult / Sir Malcolm Sargent conducting many great artists. Malcolm Sargent with his sense of humour doing a master class with his audience re Carnival of the Animals remains a vivid memory. These early musical experiences shaped to today my appreciation of great musicians and a wonderful venue.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 30 May, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Saturday morning Robert Meyer School Concerts performed by Malcolm Sargent, Sir Adrian Boult
Carnival of the Animals
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Malcolm Sargent

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1952 and late 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:01:42 +0000
Approved on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:28:45 +0000