in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

I have been coming to the RFH since the late Fifties. I remember my husband whom I met then who was an avid Fan since it had been built in 1950 (I think it was). Our first date was at the RFH and we saw not a concert but a Russian Film of the opera Eugene Onegin. My husband was of Polish Origin and in the sixties we saw a lot of gigs of Polish and Ukrainian Dancers and Singers. My  husband has sadly died but I still go to the RFH. Programmes are varied, from Classical to Rock 'N Roll and I like that. I also discovered the free Programmes on Sunday lunchtimes which are great fun. I have…   more >>

cite as

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

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Eugene Onegin

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:51:44 +0000
Approved on Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:14:45 +0000