Benjamin Britten in London - 31 January, 1933, 08:30 PM

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 129:

Go to last of series of Lemare-MacNaghten concerts at 8.30 at Ballet Club. Andrews. Oboe. Conc. (Sylvia Spencer) My Sinfonietta; Jacob. Wind 5tet, Finzi Introit (Anne M.), Grace Williams - Tr. & orch. (Walton).* Considering amt. of rehearsal & nature of same, my work went quite well - but oh! Bit of party at B Club. after & to the Bridges after with Bazil Reeve, who came up.
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 129. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435185456871 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Movement for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra
written by Grace Williams
Serenade
written by Gordon Jacob
Sinfonietta
written by Benjamin Britten
Introit
written by Gerald Finzi
performed by Anne MacNaghten
Oboe Concerto in C
written by H. K. Andrew
performed by Silvia Spencer

Experience Information

Date/Time 31 January, 1933, 08:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*H. K. Andrews Concerto in C for oboe and chamber orchestra (1932); Britten Sinfonietta for ten instruments (1932), later published as his Op. 1; Gordon Jacob Serenade for five wind instruments (1932) unpublished; Gerald Finzi Introit for small orchestra and solo violin (1932) later published as the Introit in F, Op. 6; Grace Williams Movement for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra (1932), unpublished - not to be confused with the later Trumpet Concerto of 1963.


Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:37:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:39:05 +0100