John Hall Smyth et al. in England - April, 1889

from Impressions That Remained Memoirs, page 456:

When the great day came [the first public performance in England of an orchestral piece by Ethel Smyth] the excitement at home was immense, even Papa, who had never been at a real concert in his life, insisting on being present. The Serenade was admirably rendered, and since it was a first work, one could more or less count…   more >>

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Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Impressions That Remained Memoirs (New York City, 1946), p. 456. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: England


John Hall Smyth
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Composer, Writer

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written by Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1889
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:17:30 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:04:49 +0100