Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 30 July, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 218:

After they go I listen to Act III of Tristan from Vienna (the Salzburg Festival).* It doesn't come over at all well. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 218. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438164953076 accessed: 19 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Tristan und Isolde
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Toscanini

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 July, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*A Salzburg Festival production, conducted by Toscanini.


Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:15:53 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:14:07 +0100