Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 26 December, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 240:

Listen to a light orchestral concert cond. by F.B. He really is a great cond Di Ballo. Ov. of Sullivan - a lovely show of Casse Noisette (lovely work) & [Ouverture de fête] of Saint Saens ending wth his own original, brilliant & I truly believe great Sir Roger de Coverley* at its best. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 240. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438252953974 accessed: 23 September, 2021

location of experience: Lowestoft

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Suite from The Nutcracker, Op. 71a
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Frank Bridge
Overture di Ballo
written by Sullivan
performed by Frank Bridge
Ouverture de fête
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Frank Bridge
A Christmas Dance: Sir Roger de Coverley
written by Frank Bridge
performed by Frank Bridge

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 December, 1934
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

*Sullivan Overture di Ballo (1870); Tchaikovsky Suite from The Nutcracker, Op. 71a; Saint Säens Ouverture de fête; Bridge A Christmas Dance: Sir Roger de Coverley (1922).


Originally submitted by gkw on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:42:34 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:42:27 +0100