Susan Tomes in Cheltenham - 7 July, 1981

from Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981, page 18:

In the afternoon we have a Mozart rehearsal, which is attended by a large crowd of sunbathers and strollers, and outside the Dome there are concentric rings of people happy to read their books or play with their children in the vicinity of nice music. David Roth stays for the rehearsal and makes many useful comments about the string playing, including analyses of how it sounds from the back of the Dome, which we rarely have a chance to know about. It's strange to be playing a Mozart concerto on an upright Japanese piano; I can't seem to find the right angle for the piano so that the audience …   more >>
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Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 18. accessed: 20 November, 2017

location of experience: Cheltenham


Susan Tomes
Writer, Pianist

Listening to

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Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major K 414
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Domus, Susan Tomes

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 July, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public


Experience took place in Domus's tent in the Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:41:48 +0100