Lionel Bradley in Queen's Hall - 11 January, 1939

from Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 11 Jan 1939:

Jan.11, Queens Hall: B.B.C. Bruno Walter

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I think that my only previous experience of Bruno Walter as a conductor was in June 1937 when he came with the Vienna Philharmonic & Elizabeth Schumann. Now his Vienna is no more & he has become a Frenchman. It is, apparently, a number of years since he conducted the BBC orchestra & whether for that or other reasons he was welcomed to-night with a particularly vociferous ovation by an audience which the eye & ear revealed as containing a number of Jews and Germans. We began with Mozart’s G minor (K.550) which…   more >>

cite as

Lionel Bradley, Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 11 Jan 1939. In Bradley archive, Special Collections, Royal College of Music, number LJHB-02/033. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1417531571311 accessed: 8 December, 2021

location of experience: Queen's Hall

Listeners

Lionel Bradley
Librarian
1898-1953

Listening to

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Requiem
written by Mozart
performed by Astra Desmond, Heddle Nash, Keith Falkner, Noel Eadie, BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter
Symphony in G minor
written by Mozart
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 January, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:46:11 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:56:56 +0100