Benjamin Britten - 22 April, 1931

from Diary of Benjamin Britten, April 22 1931, page 70:

Walk with Mum before Lunch Go to John Nicholson’s to tea at 2.45. & to hear Gramophone records on his new Radio-Gram Hear. Brahms. Pft. Concerto Mov. 1. (Rubenstein) Tchaik. Pft. Con. (Solomon). Hear my prayer (E. Lough – beautifully sung) & Schubert Bb Trio (v. well played by D’Aranyi, Salmond, & Hess). Play Pingpong also after tea. I am reading Drinkwater’s Abraham Lincoln; marvellous play.
cite as

Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, April 22 1931. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, volume 72 (:London, 2009), p. 70. accessed: 16 July, 2024


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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Hear My Prayer
written by Ernest Lough, Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Concerto
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Solomon
Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15
written by Brahms
performed by Rubenstien
Piano Trio in B flat, D898
written by Franz Schubert
performed by D’Aranyi, Hess, Salmond

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 April, 1931
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private

Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:50:35 +0100