Ignaz Moscheles in Paris - at the end of 1849

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 356-357:

I was much interested in seeing Beaumarchais' 'Marriage de Figaro' - the original of the subject which inspired Mozart with his immortal music. The performance was, as formerly, slightly dashed with some interpolated music; instead of the beautiful romance of the Page there was a sentimental vaudeville song, at the wedding a trivial march, anything but Spanish, but as entracte we had the genuine Mozart Romance. Roger had reappeared in the 'Favorita'; he is an admirable singer, with a full-toned voice, but he and all his colleagues here adopt that dreadful 'tremolo,' which they in …   more >>

cite as

Ignaz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 356-357. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432028613565 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Ignaz Moscheles
Conducting, Musician, Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer […]
1794-1870

Listening to

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Beaumarchais' Marriage de Figaro
written by Pierre Beaumarchais
performed by Roger

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 19 May 2015 10:43:33 +0100