in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

Concerts: A young and unknown George Solti conducting Schubert's 9th Symphony (circa 1955?). A Beethoven cycle by Boult and the LPO (1955) - Boult introduced a young pianist called Peter Katin. Many concerts conducted by Royalton Kisch!! He seems to have been eradicated from history! Sibelius 90th Birthday Concert - RPO Beecham Dec. 8th 1955. Beecham having fun with press photographers. Thomas Jenson - Nielson's 5th and Sibelius 6th, can't remember orchestra. (1958-9) 1st British performance of Robert Simpson 1st Symph and a Sym by …   more >>

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 14 April, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical concerts

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:34:31 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:26:38 +0000