February 1924: Glasgow Choral Union Broadcast from St Andrew’s Hall, on Tuesday the 5th – First Broadcast of Any Programme from Glasgow’s Public Halls

A short article on page eight of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 4th of February, 1924, reads:





Sir Hubert Parry’s ‘Blest Pair of Sirens,’ which is to be performed by the Glasgow Choral Union in

conjunction with the Scottish Orchestra in St Andrew’s Hall to-morrow evening, will be broadcast,

arrangements having been made by Mr Stanton Jeffries, musical director of the British Broadcasting

Company, and the Corporation. This is the first time the Corporation have sanctioned the broadcasting

of any programme from one of their public halls, and the experiment should be interesting in view of

the fact that a Committee is considering the general question of broadcasting.”




George Fairfull-Smith, August 2023.