Beth Britten et al. in London - 15 February, 1934

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 200:

Go to Audry Melville Orch. concert at 8.0 at Clarkenwell - Miss Fass, Beth as well as Bridges. This is certainly the place to go for sane & inspiring performances. Wagner F. Dutchman ov.; Borodines Steppes; S. Saens exciting Fiancée du timbalier (badly sung by Gabrielle Joachim) & a very beautiful perf. (for an amateur orch,; 2nd rate wind, & a first rate conductor) of Tschaikov. 4th.* 

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 200. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437910945928 accessed: 9 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Listening to

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La fiancée du timbalier, Op. 82
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Audrey Melville Orchestra
Overture to Der fliegende Holländer
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Audrey Melville Orchestra
Symphony No. 4
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Audrey Melville Orchestra
In the Steppes of Central Asia
written by Aleksandr Borodin
performed by Audrey Melville Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 February, 1934
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

*Wagner Overture to Der fliegende Holländer; Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia; Saint-Säens La fiancée du timbalier, Op. 82, a setting of Victor Hugo for mezzo-soprano and orchestra; Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:42:26 +0100
Approved on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:37:09 +0100