Jack Brymer in Edinburgh - mid , month unknown, 1950

from The Beecham Years, page 101:

In 1950, before we left for the USA, we had possibly the most memorable Edinburgh Festival of all, in which I seemed to be involved in almost everything that most comprehensive Festival offered. It was, unforgettably, the year Sir Thomas Beecham conducted Glyndebourne Opera. All the possible talents seemed to have been collected for this incredible occasion - the production of Richard Strauss's setting of Molière's Bourgeois Gentilhomme which he called Ariadne auf Naxos... Carl Ebert produced and Beecham directed everybody. This was the marvellous occasion when someone started to applaud …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, The Beecham Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 101. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423062518221 accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Edinburgh


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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'Ariadne auf Naxos'
written by Richard Strauss
performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:08:38 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:46:14 +0000