Benjamin Britten in Stuart Hall, Norwich - 6 March, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 201:

At 2.45 show starts at Stuart Hall. Mangeot (cond. Moeran) plays 2 concerti (Vivaldi & Haydn) with orch. - v. badly. I conduct my 'Simple Symphony' which doesn't go too badly - except for a swim in the Saraband. A Scratch Quartet scrambles through 2 movs. of Mozart G maj. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 201. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437921875559 accessed: 28 October, 2021

location of experience: Stuart Hall, Norwich

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Quartet in G major
written by Mozart
unspecified concerti
written by Haydn, Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Andre Mangeot, Meoran

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 March, 1934
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:44:35 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:35:47 +0100