Lionel Bradley in Sadler's Wells - 18 February, 1939

from Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 18 Feb 1939:

Feb. 18, Sadlers Wells, Don Carlos

I’m glad that I didn’t miss this last performance for the season of a splendid work which in view of the resources of the Wells is astonishingly well given. I’m surprised to find that it has been done only six times in 2 ½ months – yet there were not many empty seats, except amongst the expensive ones, tho’ perhaps there is always a good house on a Sat[.]y night. The end of the prison scene (after Rodrigo’s death) is now omitted, but even so the performance lasted about 3 hours + 40 minutes of intervals. …   more >>

cite as

Lionel Bradley, Lionel Bradley Bulletin, 18 Feb 1939. In Special Collections, Royal College of Music Library, number LJHB-02/034.11. accessed: 19 May, 2024

location of experience: Sadler's Wells


Lionel Bradley

Listening to

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Don Carlos
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by David Franklin, Edith Coates, Jeanne Dusseau, Redvers Llewellyn, Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Tudor Davies, Warwick Braithwaite

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 February, 1939
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by kerriedinburgh on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:08:58 +0000
Approved on Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:41:48 +0000