Jack Brymer - between 1962 and 20th Century

from In the Orchestra, pages 88-89:

The start of the Philharmonia was bound up quite closely with the disbandment of two other organisations - the RAF Symphony Orchestra,... and the short-lived National Symphony Orchestra... One of the creators of the NSO seems to have been the somewhat shadowy figure Sydney Beer - a businessman and racehorse owner... It was his ambition to be a conductor... He had previously conducted the LPO free of charge and with financial support before the return of Beecham, and hoped to continue this career; but like other in this category he soon fell behind the professional conductors. (This often …   more >>

cite as

Jack Brymer, In the Orchestra (London, 1987), p. 88-89. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1419368270867 accessed: 21 July, 2024


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Le Sacre du printemps
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphony No. 5
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1962 and 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


Brymer is recounting someone else's listening experiences.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:57:50 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 11:49:31 +0000