Jack Brymer in Sussex - the 1960's

from The Beecham Years, page 99:

That is more than can be said for another occasion when I was to play with the Prometheus Ensemble at Claydon. I duly arrived but with a broken windscreen, one bright Bank Holiday Sunday, at Claydon Hall in Sussex at 4.45. It was the wrong place. I needed to be in Hertfordshire, at Claydon House, but the Bank Holiday traffic didn't seem to know this. I sat in the midst of it until 9 p.m., listening on the radio to the deputy I had supplied at Glyndebourne playing Strauss's Ariadne, but never getting near to Claydon House. I have never been asked there since, and can't say I blame them. It …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 99. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423060723729 accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Sussex


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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'Ariadne auf Naxos'
written by Richard Strauss
performed by Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra and Chorus

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1960's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


Follows straight on from experience 1423060297497.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:38:43 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:44:52 +0000