Arthur Davison

The rich stories of Fairfield Halls

Posted on October 7th, by Sean Creighton in Culture. 3 comments

Sean Creighton hears the echoes of past performances in the now-dormant concert hall

A revolver shot reverberates round the new Fairfield Concert Hall just before the start of an audio test concert on 13th October 1962. Then the British pianist Valerie Tyron plays the first movement of the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto in C minor, with the Croydon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Davison.

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