Joseph Szigeti in Paris - in the beginning of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarge, page 215:

Frequent trips to Paris which was to become our home in 1925, sometimes for concerts, at others to sit on the jury at the Conservatoire examinations or to judge the contests for the Prix Edouard Nadaud (a contest comparable in importance to our Schubert Memorial Award), gave me a gradually clearer insight into the musical ideas and practices of this great center. My sitting on the jury at these examinations and contests afforded me particularly rich opportunities to observe stylistic and technical trends. To compare notes with fellow jurors of the stature of a Lucien Capet, the great …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 215. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433268519594 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:08:39 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:25:18 +0000