Richard Temple Savage - between 23 September, 1935 and 5 October, 1935

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 35:

From September 23rd to October 5th 1935 it was the short Imperial League of Opera season; Beecham, Clarence Raybould and Albert Coates conducted. Clarence Raybould, Sir Adrian Boult's assistant at the BBC, was a very professional and generally good-natured conductor but during his rehearsals of "Bohème" he became increasingly exasperated by Beecham's perpetual back-seat driving from the stalls until he finally put down his baton, turned round and protested: " Sir Thomas, I really must ask you to allow me to conduct the opera in my own way." "But of course, my dear boy, you must do what you…   more >>
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Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 35. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426871061838 accessed: 16 May, 2022

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Richard Temple Savage
clarinettist music librarian, writer, music librarian, Clarinetist, Writer
1909-

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'La bohème'
written by Giacomo Puccini
performed by unspecified orchestra, Clarence Raybould

Experience Information

Date/Time between 23 September, 1935 and 5 October, 1935
Medium live

Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:04:21 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:25:07 +0000