Mrs Bridge et al. in Queen's Hall - 10 January, 1934
from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, pages 195-196:
Early dinner at 6.30 at F.B.'s & go up with them in car to Q.H. for 5th of Brit. Music Concerts. Landon Ronald doing officiation tho' F.B. conducts his own Phantasm which K. Long plays brilliantly (I turn for her)* Audience seems to like it v. much. Rest of programme dull & droning - don't hear all of it (Elgar 1st Symph. - 2 pieces of Howells, Wallace Villon etc.).
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 195-196. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437901564350 accessed: 4 October, 2023
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|unspecified music||performed by Landon Ronald|
Symphony No. 1
written by Edward Elgar
|performed by Landon Ronald|
Phantasm for piano and orchestra
written by Frank Bridge
|performed by K. Long, Frank Bridge|
|Date/Time||10 January, 1934|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
*This was the world premiere of Bridge's Phantasm for piano and orchestra (1931).