in Royal Festival Hall - the 1990's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

1950'S - My father, also Geoffrey Hadwick , travels down from Manchester, where he is an architectural student, to visit the Festival of Britain. He loves the RFH. He tells me about it as a child. He travelled as a motorbike sidecar  passenger- deaf in one ear by journey's end. 1970's- I come to RFH as a student to see my first ever classical concert with student girlfriend + her father. I fall in love with RFH too. 1980's- I marry her and we bring our children to the RFH. 1990's - We see Pretsner's Requiem for a Friend, …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 27 May, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Requiem for a Friend
written by Pretsner

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1990's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:04:42 +0000
Approved on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:52:57 +0000