in Battersea Park - August, 1982

from Domus Diary: Wormwood Scrubs, Thamesmead and Battersea, page 65:

The evening concert was the so-called Gala Concert, a benefit for the Domus Accident Appeal Fund... and at the interval, after the piece for multiple celli, people ate and drank while Steven Isserlis and I played Beatles songs. The long interval certainly made a difference to the atmosphere; the second half of the concert was noticeable warmer in tone, as Krysia found when she made a delightful introductory speech to the Trout Quintet. 'This piece is based on a song about a trout,' she said, 'and I was interested to find out what the song was about, so I looked it up in a dictionary and found …   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. 65. accessed: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: Battersea Park

Listening to

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Piano quintet in A major D. 667
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Domus
unspecified Bachianas Brasileiras
written by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:04:30 +0100