Lionel Tertis in Queen's Hall - February, 1918

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 46:

We in Britain did try to keep the arts going in spite of the holocaust, and I remember, to quote just one instance, Adrian Boult’s first appearance in the Queen’s Hall in February 1918. My participation in this concert was Benjamin Dale’s Romance for viola and orchestra and the unaccompanied Bach Chaconne (which I played on the viola transposed a fifth down). What was indelibly impressed upon me was how, on the first occasion and the very many others when thereafter I made music with Adrian Boult, I always felt comfortable in any variation of tempi, dynamics and so on knowing that …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 46. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Queen's Hall


Lionel Tertis

Listening to

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Romance for viola and orchestra
written by Benjamin Dale
performed by Sir Adrian Boult, Lionel Tertis

Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:36:49 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:13:10 +0000