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Bygone concert venues 3: Hanover Square Rooms (II)

Our previous post on the Hanover Square Rooms left a packed house enjoying Haydn’s “military” symphony on 12th May 1794. Now we move to the new century and the second instalment which sees, amongst many others, the Concert of Ancient … Continue reading

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Bygone concert venues no. 2: Hanover Square Rooms (I)

To do justice to the Hanover Square Rooms in a single posting simply isn’t possible, so this will be the first of two postings. The Hanover Square Rooms (known at first as the New Assembly Rooms) were built by Giovanni … Continue reading

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Bygone concert venues no. 1: Exeter Hall

This post is the first in a series about bygone concert venues all featuring in the programme archives here at the University Library. Where to start? Pick a place at random….Exeter Hall which stood from 1831 to 1907 on the … Continue reading

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