Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 28 December, 1930

from Diary of Benjamin Britten, Dec 28 1930, page 59:

Walk in morning, 10-11.30 with Pop, Beth & Caesar. Mr. Voke & Mrs. come in to tea at 4.0. Mummy, & Mr. Voke & I go in to Coleman's at 4.15 to try over the solo quartet parts etc. for the Musical Society concert. Mum. Mrs. Coleman (sop). Mary Cannel (cont). Mr. Catchpole (Ten). Mr. V. (bass). They sing quite well. Come back for tea. After which Mr V. sings my Vigil most beautifully. I like it now. Work all before Supper, read Lyndesey aft. & evening; I like it immensely in parts.
cite as

Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, Dec 28 1930. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London), p. 59. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: Lowestoft


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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The third of the Three Character Pieces for piano: 'Michael' [Tyler] performed by Mary Cannel, Mr Catchpole, Mr Voke, Mrs Britten, Mrs Coleman

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 December, 1930
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:25:57 +0100