Benjamin Britten in London - 11 October, 1932, 05:00 PM

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 117:

Go to St John's Institute at 5.0. for a Concert of the Music Club: - Mangeot's International St. Quart. (pretty poor) play some Locke & Purcell & then with B.B.C. wind a long meandering Pastoral Phantasy by Helen Perkin who plays Ireland's fine Sonatina rather poorly, & with Mangeot Delius' 3rd Sonata.* Also a work by Van Dieran in memory of Warlock with John Goss etc.**
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 117. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434899931669 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Hommages: In Memoriam Philip Heseltine
written by Bernard van Dieren
performed by Mangeot International String Quartet
Pastoral Phantasy for Piano
written by Helen Perkin
performed by BBC Wind Orchestra
Sonatina
written by John Ireland
performed by Helen Perkin
Violin Sonata No. 3
written by Delius
performed by BBC Wind Orchestra, Mangeot International String Quartet
unspecified quartet
written by Locke, Purcell
performed by Mangeot International String Quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 October, 1932, 05:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Perkin Pastoral Phantasy for piano; Ireland Sonatina (1926-7) for piano; Delius Violin Sonata No. 3 (1930) **Bernard van Dieren Hommages: In Memoriam Philip Heseltine (1931) for voice and seven instruments.


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 16:18:52 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:35:40 +0100