Adrian Boult (Chester, 1889 – London, 1983)


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Typed letter signed, dated 30th May 1934 by the British conductor. To Arturo Toscanini: “…You will have heard from Mr. [Vladimir] Horowitz [Toscanini’s son-in-law] about the B.B.C. Orchestra, for we had the pleasure of having him as soloist with it only this month. It is a permanent orchestra of one hundred and nineteen players, the best in the country. They work only for us and play together every day, except for their holiday of one month every year. (…) Do you think it would be possible for you to conduct for us next May…”. 1 p. With letterhead “The British Broadcasting Corporation”. 1 p. In-4.