Benjamin Britten in London - 30 November, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 236:

I dash to the Wigmore Hall at 8.45 to hear Betty H. play my pieces well, but the audience doesn't like them very much.*

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 236. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438248948322 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Holiday Tales
written by Benjamin Britten
performed by Betty Humby

Experience Information

Date/Time 30 November, 1934
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*The Wigmore Hall premiere of Britten's Holiday Tales.


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:35:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:49:53 +0100