Benjamin Britten in London - 6 March, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 101:

Go to supper with Bridges & then (+ Brosas) to B.B.C Studio for orch. concert (F.B. conducting) Brahm's 3rd Symph. Orchestra rather poor. Isolde Menges in Amin. Bach. conc. - very good, but not my Bach - finally F.B. magnificent & lovely Enter Spring which the orch. played quite well.
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 101. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434401649510 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Concerto in A minor
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Isolde Menges, Frank Bridge
Enter Spring, Rhapsody for orchestra
written by Frank Bridge
performed by Frank Bridge
Symphony No. 3
written by Brahms
performed by Frank Bridge

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 March, 1932
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:54:09 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:45:11 +0100