Lionel Tertis in Lyon - 1 August, 1958

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 112:

The high honour is bestowed upon the Festival [King’s Lyon Festival] year by year through the presence of the Queen Mother to whom Ruth Fermoy is Lady-in-Waiting. Her majesty is Patron of the Festival and attends many of the events that take place during the annual week, and has never missed a Festival since the first one in 1951. The performance of Flos Campi on 1 August 1958 was attended by the Queen Mother, who came up to me afterwards when I was in the audience listening to the remainder of the programme and, to my surprise and delight, told me how moved she had been by this beautiful …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 112. accessed: 23 June, 2024

location of experience: Lyon


Lionel Tertis

Listening to

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Flos Campi
written by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 August, 1958
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 18:56:56 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:02:12 +0000