Augustus Spalding et al. in Paris - 1888

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 187-8:

Gounod and the directors of the Paris Grand Opera wished to give some special performances of Romeo et Juliette, and one of the directors, M. Gailhard, came over to England and travelled west to Craig-y-nos Castle to invite Madame Patti to go over to Paris and sing, and she kindly consented to do so. Signor Nicolini invited the late Mr. Augustus Spalding, Mr. Percy Harrison, the late Mr. N. Vert, and myself to go over to Paris and hear the performances. We four, accordingly, travelled over to Paris and stayed at the Hotel Meurice in the Rue de Rivoli. Romeo et Juliette was…   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 187-8. accessed: 25 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris


Wilhelm Ganz
Conducting, Composer, Accompanyist, Teacher

Listening to

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Romeo et Juliette
written by Hector Berlioz, Charles Gounod
performed by Jean de Reszke, Adelina Patti, Eduard de Reske

Experience Information

Date/Time 1888
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:58:41 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:16:31 +0000