Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 15 March, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 202:

Walk with dog before dinner. Listen to Pierre Monteux conducting L.P.O. Thibaud scrambles brilliantly through Symphonie Espagnol; & the orch. likewise thro' Debussy's Nuage & Fêtes* - but Monteux is a great man. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 202. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437922749490 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Symphonie Espagnole
written by Édouard Lalo
performed by Jacques Thibaud, Pierre Monteux, London Philharmonic Orchestra
'Nuages' and 'Fêtes' from Nocturnes for orchestra
written by Claude Debussy
performed by Pierre Monteux, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 March, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Lalo Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21, for violin and orchestra; Debussy Nuages and Fêtes from Nocturnes for orchestra (1987-9).


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:59:10 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:35:11 +0100