Beth Britten et al. in London - 14 November, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 123:

Beth & I go back to dinner with the Bridges. Listen to a faked per. of Petrouchka by Beecham - within an inch of a collapse all the time.* Back by 11.30.
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 123. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435010352351 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Listening to

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Petrushka
written by Igor Stravinksy
performed by Sir Thomas Beecham, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 November, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*A performance given by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and broadcast live from the Queen's Hall - a Royal Philharmonic Society concert that also included Strauss's Macbeth and Boccherini's Third Symphony.


Originally submitted by gkw on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:59:12 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:22:54 +0100