Yehudi Menuhin in Guatemala City - the 1970's

from Unfinished Journey, page 312:

A month or so before I was to start a South American tour which included a recital in Guatemala City, a letter reached me in San Francisco from Guatemala City’s resident conductor, a man called Paco. Its substance was: “Forgive us if we seem presumptuous. Knowing you were coming here, we wondered if you would consider performing the Beethoven Concerto with us. We shall perfectly understand if you refuse. We are not very good but we will work before you come, and if, at rehearsal, you find us impossible, you must say so honestly; it will already have been a privilege to go through it with …   more >>
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Yehudi Menuhin, Unfinished Journey (London, April, 1977), p. 312. accessed: 7 June, 2023

location of experience: Guatemala City


Yehudi Menuhin
Violinist, Conducting

Listening to

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Beethoven violin concerto
written by Beethoven
performed by Guatemala City Symphony Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:07:14 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:21:16 +0000