Lionel Bradley in Wigmore Hall - 13 February, 1939

from Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 13 Feb 1939:

Feb. 13 Monday Pop. Kolisch Quartet

Having missed their two recitals I was glad that the Kolisch Quartet appeared also at the Pops & that for Haydn’s quartet in E flat (op 76, 6) they had substituted the one in B flat (op 76, 4). The E flat is less consistently good than most of the later Haydn Quartets but the B flat is a lovely work & seemed to me to be very well played. Ten days ago the critics accused their Mozart playing of being dull. Perhaps they will say this was dull, too: but it wasn’t. Of course the Kolisch are pre-eminent in modern works & …   more >>

cite as

Lionel Bradley, Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 13 Feb 1939. In Special Collections, Royal College of Music, number LJHB-02/034. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1419008049672 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: Wigmore Hall

Listeners

Lionel Bradley
Librarian
1898-1953

Listening to

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Lyric Suite
written by Alban Berg
performed by Kolisch Quartet
Quartet in B flat (op 76, 4)
written by Haydn
performed by Kolisch Quartet
Quartetsatz in C minor
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Kolisch Quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 February, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:09 +0000
Approved on Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:52:59 +0000