(In co-operation with The Belfast Corporation)
Relayed from the Municipal Museum and Art Gallery
TINA BONIFACIO (harp)
THE BELFAST WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Leader, PHILIP WHITEWAY)
Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN
Conducted by PETER MONTGOMERY
Ever since Sir Thomas Beecham , confident in the genius of his friend Delius, gave performances of The Village Romeo and Juliet in 1910 at the Covent Garden Theatre, this intermezzo from the opera has been heard, although too infrequently, in the concert hall. Yet, even divorced from the opera, it appeals as a little tone poem.
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