Benjamin Britten et al. in Covent Garden - 29 June, 1933

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 144:

Grace comes to dinner. Then at 9.15. Beth goes with her, & I go with Bridges to Gala perf of Carmargo Ballet (in honour of Delegates of Congress) at Covent Garden. V. good seats. Coppelia Act I dull (spoilt by bad rhythm of Lambert conducting). Lopakova excellent in rest tho'. Anton Dolin in v. marvellous España; & lac des Cygnes with Dolin & Markova.

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 144. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437212406811 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Covent Garden

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Carmargo
written by Ludwig Minkus
Espana performed by Anton Dolin
Coppelia
written by Miguel Delibes
performed by Lambert
Swan Lake
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Anton Dolin, Markova

Experience Information

Date/Time 29 June, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 10:40:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:09:26 +0100