Richard Temple Savage in Royal Opera House

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, pages 138-139:

We had an identical experience in 1963 when Shostakovitch [sic] arrived to listen to rehearsals of his "Katerina Ismailova" conducted by Edward Downes, also in accordance with the composer's own metronome markings in the score.
cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 138-139. accessed: 7 December, 2023

location of experience: Royal Opera House


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

Listening to

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Katerina Izmailova
written by Dmitri Shostakovich
performed by Covent Garden Opera Company

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Connected with Experience 1432843043266.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Sun, 07 Jun 2015 19:21:47 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:09:55 +0000