Benjamin Britten in Royal Albert Hall - 17 June, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 107:

Beth & I go up to Oxford St. for her to shop aft. tea. Getting some stalls thro' Lauricella, Beth & I go to "Hiawatha"* at Albert Hall. Taxis both way, as we change. An amazing show. V. impressive.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 107. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434662237162 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Hiawatha
written by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 June, 1932
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Coleridge-Taylor's cantata performed as a pageant at the Royal Albert Hall.


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:17:17 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:40:43 +0100