Susan Tomes in London - between 4 August, 1982 and 8 August, 1982

from Domus Diary: Wormwood Scrubs, Thamesmead and Battersea, page 58:

All our programmes were designed with a first half of varied, lighter pieces and a second half consisting of one big chamber work. Presenting the first halves was quite a problem but we capitalised on our experience in Germany and insisted on 'walking through' the programme before every concert, as well as deciding who was going to introduce each piece, and exactly who was going to move the chairs and stands into their appropriate positions while others were speaking. It really seemed that fifty per cent of the success of these first halves depended on the skill with which we stage-managed …   more >>
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Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Wormwood Scrubs, Thamesmead and Battersea. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 58. accessed: 26 February, 2024

location of experience: London


Susan Tomes
Pianist, Writer

Listening to

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Experience Information

Date/Time between 4 August, 1982 and 8 August, 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Concerts took place in Domus tent, erected between West London stadium and Wormwood Scrubs prison.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:19:33 +0100