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 >>
Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 99. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423060723729 accessed: 9 May, 2021
Listening tohide composers
'Ariadne auf Naxos'
written by Richard Strauss
|performed by Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra and Chorus|
|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