Susan Tomes in Cheltenham - 9 July, 1981

from Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981, page 21:

Actually the rain, pattering gently on the skin of the dome, provides rather a hypnotic accompaniment to today's music, which is a Bach Cello Suit and the Mozart Piano Concerto K.414, in the version for piano and string quartet. Although there is rain, it's still quite warm, and I see people looking contented and drowsy as they watch rain falling on the canopy and listen to the playing. The audience, or those members who are at all the concerts, are becoming quite confident in their pronouncements, as we encourage them to be, Several people later say that although the Bach was beautifully …   more >>
cite as

Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 21. accessed: 23 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 (, performance of)
written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Domus, Susan Tomes
suite for cello
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Richard Lester

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 July, 1981
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public


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

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:09:52 +0100