Louis Spohr in Halle - November, 1804

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 71-72:

I yet remember also the following incident: Among those who were also of assistance to me in the arrangements for my Concert was the celebrated Counterpointist Türk. He directed the Academical Concerts, one of which took place during my stay in Halle. The Opera “Titus” was given as Concert-Music. The public had been already assembled for the space of half an hour; the Orchestra had finished tuning and awaited the signal to begin. Among the Student part of the audience, great dissatisfaction had begun to shew itself at the delay in the appearance of the Singer; but when he at length made …   more >>
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Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 71-72. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409672104992 accessed: 28 January, 2022

location of experience: Halle

Listeners

Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting
1784-1859

Listening to

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Performance of the opera 'Titus' ['La clemeza di Tito'?]
written by Mozart
performed by Türk

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1804
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:35:05 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:24:20 +0000