Jack Brymer in Virginia - 1950

from The Beecham Years, pages 94-95:

Several of our concerts which were more of less in the 'stick's were of surprising importance... and it's always unwise to assume that even a concert of unusual music will not be directly compared with some of the finest performances to be found anywhere. I was quite surprised by this aspect of American musical organization on one occasion in Virginia. Beecham has decided upon Sibelius's Seventh Symphony as the climax of the first half and it worked perfectly - one of the most hair-raising performances I have ever heard, even from him. I wondered if it could possible have been wasted upon the …   more >>
cite as

Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 94-95. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422998704312 accessed: 5 July, 2022

location of experience: Virginia

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Experience Information

Date/Time 1950
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Notes

Joan is Brymer's wife.


Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:25:04 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:42:11 +0000