Susan Tomes in Thamesmead - between 10 August, 1982 and 15 August, 1982

from Domus Diary: Wormwood Scrubs, Thamesmead and Battersea, page 60:

The first concert in Thamesmead, with the Trout Quintet, was about half-full and we all felt the weariness of the knowledge that it would be uphill work to fill the dome by the end of the week. this process, of starting with nothing and building up to a loving and numerous audience five days later, was one that we were very familiar with, and we didn't always have the energy to plunge willingly into the week's crescendo when once again we experienced the coldness of the first night. I wanted to find some way of asking the audience how many of them listen to classical music on a regular …   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. 60. accessed: 5 March, 2024

location of experience: Thamesmead


Susan Tomes
Pianist, Writer

Listening to

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Piano quintet in A major D. 667
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Domus

Experience Information

Date/Time between 10 August, 1982 and 15 August, 1982
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Experience took place in Domus's tent, erected in Birchmere Park, Thamesmead, London.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:35:39 +0100