Benjamin Britten in London - 12 December, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 125:

No. III of Lemare MacN. Concerts at Ballet Club. Choral & String programme Arnold Foster - 3 Manx Songs. Lillian Harriss - Phantasy Trio. Jane Joseph - a little Child - Female voices & St. quint. My 2-pt. Songs (3 - Oxford Press - W. de la Mare) - sung v. well. I accompany. They go down well. Helen Perkin plays a Suite of Christian Danton (I turn over). Betty Lutyens - 5 Os.[bert] Sitwell Poems for Chorus & Vlc. 'CB. Horn. Trpt. & Pft. My String quintet Phant. v. badly played by Anne Mac N's quart + Vla. Worse, by far than rehearsals. 3 Three madrigals. the Choir was poor. I sang bass & …   more >>
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John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 125. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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A Little Child
written by Jane Joseph
Five Osbert Sitwell Poems
written by Betty Lutyens
Phantasy Trio
written by Lillian Harriss
Three Manx Songs
written by Arnold Foster
Phantasy Quintet
written by Benjamin Britten
performed by Anne MacNaghten
unspecified suite
written by Christian Danton
performed by Helen Perkin

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 December, 1932
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:52:28 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:42:58 +0100