A Gallery of Concerts

Concert audiences on postcards and other collectible items.

See also: A Gallery of Theatregoers

Arriving at the concert venue

Austria - Wien: Musikverein
Musikverein, Wien

Germany - Berlin: Konzertsaal der HfM
Konzertsaal der HfM, Berlin

Germany - Muenchen: Prinzregententheater
"Suche Karte!" - Prinzregententheater, München

Before the concert starts

Belgium  - Bruxelles: Palais des Beaux-Arts / Brussel: Paleis voor Schone Kunsten
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles

USA - Lenox, MA: Tanglewood - Serge Koussevitzky Music Shed
Tanglewood, Lenox MA

Attending the concert

Concert au XVe s.

Nannerl and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as children (Liebig Card, series 1652: La Carriera di Mozart, 1. Precoce inizio
Nannerl and Wolfgang A. Mozart as child prodigies
(collectible card by Compagna Italiana Liebig, Milano)

Berlioz attending a concert
(collectible card by Bensdorp's Caco, Amsterdam)

Chopin in concert (published in Russia, 1980)

Chopin in concert (published in Russia, 1980)

France - Paris: Cafe-Concert des Ambassadeurs
Edgar Degas: Café-Concert des Ambassadeurs, Paris, c. 1876

France - Paris: Concert Europeen
Georges Seurat: Au Concert Européen, Paris, c. 1886

Une représentation théâtrale (collectible card by Chocolat Félix Potin)
Une représentation théâtrale

USA - New York: American Theatre
Ted Mark's Big Sunday Night Concert
American Theatre, New York City, 1901-1902

Belgium - Ostende: Kursaal (old)
Kursaal, Ostende

France - Paris: Concert Europeen
Salle Gaveau, Paris, 1911

United States - Milwaukee, WI: Lake Park
Concert in Lake Park, Milwaukee

Underground for the Sunday Concerts (by F. Taylor, 1912)

His Audience

Il mastreo di musica genera nella sua mente una bella melodia... e,
quando la communica agli altri, lasua mente non perde nulla.
Dal Corso di Cultura Religiosa Poppolare, Vol. 1, Le Grandezze di Dio, pag. 42
(illustration by Giambattista Conti)

Raoul Dufy: Le Grand Concert

Raoul Dufy: Le Concert orange (1948)

Boy: "Ma, why is he shaking his stick at her?"
Ma: "Be quiet, he isn't shaking it at her!"
Boy: "Well then, what's she hollerin' for?"
(published by Bamforth & Co., Comic Series, No. 4295)

"The just played a refrain from an opera,
'arry - what they givin' us now?"
"That one, I expect, 'Refrain from Spitting!'"
(published by H. B. Ltd., London; No. 2834)

(published by Neuro, No. 308)

France - Ammerschwihr: Salle des Spectacles du Centre Medical, Trois-Epis
Salle des Spectacles du Centre Medical, Trois-Épis, Ammerschwihr, France

Slovakia - Trencianske Teplice: Kursalon
Kursalon, Trenčianske Teplice

Germany - Wuurzburg: Residenz - Kaisersaal
Mozartfest Würzburg

USA - Lenox, MA: Tanglewood - Serge Koussevitzky Music Shed
Tanglewood, Lenox MA

USA - Lenox, MA: Tanglewood - Serge Koussevitzky Music Shed
Tanglewood, Lenox MA

Germany - Oberhausen: Luise-Albertz-Halle
Luise-Albertz-Halle, Oberhausen

Australia - Sydney: Opera House
Concert Hall of Sydney Opera House

Tzanko Lavrenov: Malka nochna muzika
(published by DI Septembvri, Bulgaria, 1978)

France - Montbazon: Chateau d'Artigny
Château d'Artigny, Montbazon

cartoon series Quino Sinfonie

cartoon series Quino Sinfonie

Jazz in the Summer (by Beryl Cook)

Slovenia - Radovljica: Festival Radovljica
Festival Radovljica


United States - Lenox, MA: Tanglewood - Seiji Ozawa Hall
Tanglewood, 1990s

United Kingdon - London: St Jude's
St Jude's, London, 2003



Have you Ever had a Dream like this?

Germany - Essen: Saalbau (new)
Maria Callas, Saalbau, Essen, 1962

United Kingdom - London: Royal Festival Hall
Maria Callas and Giuseppe di Stefano, Royal Festival Hall, London, 1973

United States - New York, NY: Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall, New York

Austria - Wien: Konzerthaus
Konzerthaus, Wien

Leaving the concert venue

Austria - Klagenfurt: Konzerthaus
Konzerthaus, Klagenfurt

The First Movement!
(published by Bamforth & Co., Comic Series, No. 4295)

Pop and rock audiences

U2 at the Live Aid Concert, Wembley Stadium, London 1985
(see u2start.com)

Germany - Berlin: Radrennbahn Weissensee
Bruce Springsteen concert in Berlin-Weißensee, 1988

Belgium - Werchter: Rock Werchter
Rock Werchter

Belgium - Werchter: Rock Werchter
Rock Werchter


Finland - Mariehamn: Rockoff Festival
Rockoff Festival, Mariehamn

Audience at Théâtre Boris-Vian, Couëron (France)


Heineken Jammin' Festival, Imola (Italy), 2000

Belgium - Antwerpen: Zomer van Antwerpen
Zomer van Antwerpen, ca. 2000

South Africa - Cape Town: Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden - Concerts in the Park
Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, 2000s

France - Montpellier: Zenith Sud
Zénith Sud, Montpellier, ca. 2019

Listening at home

Musikalische Soiree

House concert

House concert

Piano player
Illustrated Limericks.
Upon the piano she pounds,
And makes the most deafening sounds.
And the uproar that reigns,
The policeman complains,
Keep him nightly awake on his rounds.
(Davidson Bros. Pictorial Post Cards,
from Originals by René Bull; Serie 6129)

The third programme?
(handwritten text: "No pop music by the look
of their faces.", written in 1972)

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