Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 20 December, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 126:

After dinner listen to F.B. conducting a B.B.C. Concert. Oberon-ob. Paradise Garden - Delius - Miriam Licette singing a rediscovered (let sleeping dogs lie) aria. Abit of Hansel & Gretel & abit of the Coc d'or Suite. Orchestra not superb - but F.B. on form - & you know what that means!
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 126. accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Lowestoft


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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Hänsel und Gretel Overture
written by Engelbert Humperdinck
performed by Frank Bridge
The Golden Cockerel
written by Nikolai Andrejewitsch Rimski-Korsakow
performed by Frank Bridge
Overture to Oberon
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Frank Bridge
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
written by Delius
performed by Frank Bridge
unspecified aria performed by Miriam Licette

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 December, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:04:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:42:23 +0100