Susan Tomes in Cheltenham - 11 July, 1981, 12:00 AM

from Domus Diary: Preparing for the Cheltenham Festival, 1981, pages 22-23:

Even after one day's rest, I find it quite hard to get into the swing of the lunchtime concert, which may be partly because Ruth and Robin do the introduction (extremely well) and I'm not buzzing with adrenalin when the time comes to play. Dickie opens the concert with two light pieces - one by Glazunov, and one Fauré - which set the tone beautifully. Then we play the Fauré Piano Quartet, introduced by Robin, who has clearly derived some benefit from his day in the cathedral, and sounds very relaxed. Sir Lennox Berkeley and his wife are at the concert, and Robin note with trepidation that …   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. 22-23. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401013051484 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Cheltenham

Listeners

Susan Tomes
Writer, Pianist
1954-

Listening to

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piano quartet no. 1 in C minor op. 15
written by Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924
unknown work
written by Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924
performed by Richard Lester
unknown work
written by Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 July, 1981, 12:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

In Domus tent at lunchtime.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 25 May 2014 11:17:31 +0100