Jack Brymer in Poland - at the end of the 1960's

from Tema Con Variazione ('Some Are Different from Others'), page 39:

I recall with great pleasure a solo tour I once did, playing several concertos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Sir Charles Groves in seven or eight towns in Poland. Music really seemed to mean so much to those people; it was, at any rate at that time (about 1968), one of the few bright spots in what seemed to be their drab lives. One can easily feel the emotions of an audience when great music - especially Mozart - is played. Here it was almost unbearable. The members of the orchestras in every district were always around at rehearsal time, anxious to chat; and in spite of …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Tema Con Variazione ('Some Are Different from Others'). In Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 39. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1395327264270 accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Poland


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified clarinet concertos performed by Sir Charles Groves, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1960's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:54:24 +0000