King George V et al. in Royal College of Music - 9 May, 1933, 03:00 PM

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 140:

R.C.M. Jubilee. concert at 3.0 attended by T.M. the K. & Q.* Unfortunately as they're in the balcony I can't see them. Programme of music by late students & conducted by same. Elizabeth Aveling, faints after singing atrociously, in Music - Charles Wood. Dan Godrey conducts V. Williams appaling Wasps, Ireland conducts 2 moves. of his pft. concerto (H. Perkin) v. dully, Holst Plantet-Jupiter (L. Ronald) 3. Songs of Fleet - Stanford (Hugh Allen). Bliss conducts his 2 pft conc. Jerusalem, God save the King. Back to tea with bridges (Mrs. was there). Frank wasn't even asked to conduct!!! Some …   more >>
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 140. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Royal College of Music


Listening to

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God Save the King
written by Gerhard, Baron von Bunsen
Piano Concerto No. 2
written by Arthur Bliss
performed by Arthur Bliss
Piano Concerto
written by John Ireland
performed by Helen Perkin, John Ireland
The Planets, Op. 32 - Jupiter
written by Gustav Holst
performed by L. Ronald
Three Songs of Fleet
written by Stanford
performed by Hugh Allan
written by Ralph Vaughan Williams
performed by Don Godrey
unspecified songs
written by Charles Wood, Oliver Gotch
performed by Elizabeth Aveling

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 May, 1933, 03:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


*Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary.

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:38:02 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:24:32 +0100