Benjamin Britten in London - 25 July, 1933

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 146:

F.B. conducts a Symphony Conct at Waterloo Studio (no. 10) of B.B.C. at 9.35. Dvovak (in Der Natur). Debussy (L'Après Midi). His own very brilliant Dance poem (v. orig since written (& hissed in 1913) & Schumann (4th Symph.).* Everything is thoroughly thought out & done in the right & only way. Orch. always plays much better under F.B. than any one. 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 146. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437337061248 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
written by Claude Debussy
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Frank Bridge
Amid Nature
written by Antonín Dvorák
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Frank Bridge
Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120
written by Robert Schumann
performed by BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Frank Bridge

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 July, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Dvorak Overture Amid Nature, Op. 63; Debussy Prelude a l'apres midi d'un faune; Bridge Dance Poem (1913); Schuman Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120.


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 21:17:41 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:06:33 +0100