Jack Brymer in Glyndebourne - 1948

from The Beecham Years, page 82:

Our first efforts in 1948 were both by Mozart - Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni with Vittorio Gui and Rafael Kubelik conducting. The singing was a revelation to me; rehearsals with such singers as Silveri, Ljuba Welitsch, Hilde Gueden and our own Richard Lewis in the Don, and Erich Kunz, Mariano Stabile and Suzanne Danco in Così were a great delight even in some of the drills halls and country dance schools in London which were the best rehearsal halls at the time. Performance in Edinburgh were even more pleasurable in spite the conditions, and this first visit to Edinburgh is among my …   more >>
cite as

Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 82. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422913907709 accessed: 29 January, 2022

location of experience: Glyndebourne

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Listening to

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'Così fan Tutte' K588
written by Mozart
performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vittorio Gui
Don Giovanni
written by Mozart
performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rafael Kubelík

Experience Information

Date/Time 1948
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Notes

London also as location as rehearsals took place there. Performance also took place in Edinburgh, for the Edinburgh Festival.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:51:48 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:36:45 +0000