Benjamin Britten et al. in Grotrian Hall, London - 2 October, 1933

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 150:

Go to a concert by Schusster (of Berlin Phil), 'cello. at 8.30 at Grotrian hall. V. dull programme - inadequately played. Good technique, with wobbly intonation & an almost complete lack of rhythm. I go with Grace, tickets from Miss Bond via Barbara

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 150. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437498292196 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Grotrian Hall, London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976
Grace Williams
Schoolmistress, Composer
1906-1977

Listening to

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performance of 'unspecified' performed by Schusster, Berlin Philharmonic

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 October, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:04:52 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:54:47 +0100