Richard Temple Savage in Leeds Town Hall - 1958

from A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician, page 160:

At the same time the Opera Company were giving Handel's "Samson" in Leeds as well under the baton of Raymond Leppard, and Joan Sutherland caused a sensation with her brilliant rendering of a single aria at the end: "Let the bright seraphim"...

cite as

Richard Temple Savage, A voice from the Pit: Reminiscences of an Orchestral Musician (Newton Abbot, 1988), p. 160. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: Leeds Town Hall


Richard Temple Savage
clarinettist music librarian, writer, music librarian, Clarinetist, Writer

Listening to

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written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Covent Garden Opera Company, other unnamed performers, Raymond Leppard, Dame Joan Sutherland

Experience Information

Date/Time 1958
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:11:29 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:16:34 +0000