Yehudi Menuhin in Brussels - 1955

from Unfinished Journey, page 359:

Alberto Lysy was sixteen or seventeen when he came from his home in the Argentine to compete in the Brussels concours in 1955. Not as schooled as some of the other contestants, he secured only fifth or sixth place, but played with a communicative passion far and away beyond all the others. Whatever he touched, one felt that here was a boy to whom music meant everything.
cite as

Yehudi Menuhin, Unfinished Journey (London, April, 1977), p. 359. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Brussels


Yehudi Menuhin
Violinist, Conducting

Listening to

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Alberto Lysy's performance in the Queen Elisabeth Competition performed by Alberto Lysy

Experience Information

Date/Time 1955
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:33:28 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:17:12 +0000