Miss Gwynne et al. in Royal Albert Hall - 25 January, 1931

from Diary of Benjamin Britten, Jan 25 1931, page 62:

Church at 8.0 (Malcolm Sargent takes collection) at St. Matthews, & 11.0 with Tumpty Henderson at Holy Trinity, Paddington. The Hendersons take Miss Gwynne & me to L.S.O. Albert Hall concert & Mengelberg. Mendelssohn Midsummer's night's dream. Mozart Prague Symph. [K.504] Liszt 2nd pft concerto (Vronsky), Wagner Prelude & Finale (Tristan). Quite good, very enjoyable. Go to Supper at Bridges & then to B.B.C Studio (at Waterloo) for Symphony concert which He conducts. Marvellous show. Glinka (Russian, ov.). Mozart K.543. Miriam Licette in Willow & Ave Maria (Otello - Verdi), Bridge Poem 2 …   more >>
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Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, Jan 25 1931. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London), p. 62. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1396427159319 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall

Listeners

Listening to

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Wagner Prelude & Finale (Tristan)
written by Wagner
performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Piano Concerto No. 2
written by Franz Liszt
performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Prague Symphony K.504
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Russian Overture
written by Mikhail Glinka
performed by BBC Symphony Orcehstra
A Midsummer Night's Dream
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Mozart K.543
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by BBC Symphony Orcehstra
'Willow Song' and Ave Maria from the final scene of Otello
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by BBC Symphony Orcehstra, Miriam Licette

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 January, 1931
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:25:59 +0100