John Nicholson et al. in Norwich - 7 April, 1932, 02:45 PM

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 103:

Mum & I both go to Norwich. Mum with Mrs. Dance (in her car) & Mrs. Owles & I with John Nicholson in his car. We go to N.S.Q.C. concert. 2.45. Beethoven no. 1. in F; Dittersdorf Eb; Elgar.* Playing rather ragged & lifeless. Mrs. Alston is by the far the best in a rather bad team. Elgar I didn't like - the Dittersdorf was amusing. Back by 6.15.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 103. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434483364219 accessed: 28 October, 2021

location of experience: Norwich

Listeners

Listening to

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String Quartet No. 5 in E flat
written by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
performed by Norwich String Quartet
String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83
written by Edward Elgar
performed by Norwich String Quartet
String Quartet in F, Op. 18 No. 1
written by Beethoven
performed by Norwich String Quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 April, 1932, 02:45 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op. 18 No. 1; Dittersdorf String Quartet No. 5 in E flat; Elgar String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83.


Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:36:04 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:43:28 +0100