Benjamin Britten in Prestatyn - 2 May, 1934
Garden abit after supper - superb weather still, & then listen to Act III of Walküre from Covent Garden.* Incomparable Leider as Brünhilde; & Bochelmann as a very good Wotan, also Lehmann as a beautiful Sieglinde. But what music to sing!
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 210. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438029955408 accessed: 4 February, 2023
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written by Richard Wagner, Richard Wagner
|performed by Bochelmann, Lehmann, Leider, Sir Thomas Beecham|
|Date/Time||2 May, 1934|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
*Conducted by Thomas Beecham.