Benjamin Britten in Prestatyn - 2 May, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 210:

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!

cite as

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: 26 September, 2021

location of experience: Prestatyn

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Die Walk├╝re
written by Richard Wagner, Richard Wagner
performed by Bochelmann, Lehmann, Leider, Sir Thomas Beecham

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 May, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Conducted by Thomas Beecham.


Originally submitted by gkw on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:45:55 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:24:16 +0100