Queen Victoria et al. in Balmoral Castle - 1890

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, pages 302-3:

In 1890 my dramatic oratorio "The Repentance of Nineveh" was produced at the Worcester Triennial Festival, my gracious friend (Madame Albani) singing the principal solos. She was much struck by an Aria, "Hear ye and give ear," and later very kindly and entirely spontaneously brought my composition to the notice of Queen Victoria. I append some extracts from a letter that she wrote to me from Braemar, where she was staying, in September of the same year: DEAR DR. BRIDGE, Soon after my return from Worcester, Her Majesty The Queen honoured me with a visit, and over tea I took the opportunity …   more >>

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Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (1919), p. 302-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433168080595 accessed: 14 December, 2018

location of experience: Balmoral Castle

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Hear ye and give ear
written by Frederick Bridge
performed by Emma Albani

Experience Information

Date/Time 1890
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:14:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:12:01 +0000