Benjamin Britten in Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill Gate - 27 October, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 119:

Go to dinner with Nan Hill at her club (New Victorian) & to the Ballet Club after. See L'apres-midi quite good, only with piano tho'. Lord Berner's - Le foyer de dance,* very amusing. Markova was very fine.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 119. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434919175126 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill Gate

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Le Foyer de Danse
written by Berners
Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
written by Claude Debussy

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 October, 1932
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Berners Le Foyer de Danse (1932), derived from The Triumph of Neptune (1926), was choreographed by Frederick Ashton.


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:39:35 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:32:31 +0100