Halle in Paris - the 1830's

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860), pages 32-33:

For some months I hardly ever left my rooms, and only when I received invitations to houses where I knew I should meet, and perhaps hear, Chopin. There were not many of them in Paris, for Chopin, impelled by growing weakness, began even then to lead a very retired life. He used still to visit principally Count de Perthuis, the banker August Leo, Mallet, and a few other houses. Fortunately for me I had been introduced by letters to the above three gentlemen, and enjoyed the privilege of being invited to their ' reunions intimes,' when Chopin, who avoided large parties, was to be present. With …   more >>
cite as

Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 32-33. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427193028070 accessed: 22 September, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1830's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:30:28 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 19:22:48 +0100