in Bath - May, 1983

from Domus Diary: Bath Festival, May 1983, pages 72-73:

The next day is a more typical Domus concert, with a first half composed of Eastern European pieces - Janácek, Bartók, Penderecki, Chopin, Dohnányi - lent sudden gravity in the middle by a quietly emotional speech by Krysia about freedom of action in Poland and how impossible it would be to build a geodesic dome there and give concerts in it. The audience, once again middle-aged to elderly, suffers this political speech in tolerant silence, and afterwards comment that it was perhaps 'slightly out of place in a concert'. Nevertheless we are all touched by it, and pleased that she did it. …   more >>
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Susan Tomes, Domus Diary: Bath Festival, May 1983. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 72-73. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402331591449 accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: Bath

Listening to

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Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Domus
unspecified
written by Béla Bartók
performed by Domus
unspecified
written by Krzysztof Penderecki
performed by Domus
unspecified
written by Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928
performed by Domus
unspecified
written by Erik Satie, Chopin
performed by Domus
unspecified
written by Ernő Dohnányi
performed by Domus

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1983
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:33:11 +0100