A royal audience for Ireland

It is fascinating to discover that in December 1937 Ireland’s music had a royal audience, as recounted here:

Ireland's royal audience

 

 

 

 

 

The Guardian also reported this event, and gives more information on the concert, so that we can learn that the works played were A London Overture, These Things Shall Be and Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast, as well as his lesser-known In Honour of the City of London, this item receiving its first London performance under the baton of the composer.

Sources: Daily Mirror, 2 December 1937, p. 28; Guardian, 2 December 1937, p. 8.

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