Louis Spohr in Vienna - between at the end of 1814 and in the beginning of 1815

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 192-193:

Among the foreign artists who came to Vienna before and during the Congress, were also, three of my former acquaintances, Carl Maria von Weber, Hermstedt and Feska. Weber played with great success and then left for Prague, whither he was summoned to direct the opera. Hermstedt came at a time, when the concerts were so numerous, that he could not give one of his own. He played, however, with immense applause at a concert of the flutist Dressler, in which he accompanied the air with clarinet obligato in “Titus”, accompanied and played a pot-pourri of mine which I wrote for him for the …   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. 192-193. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1416182067573 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

Listening to

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Congress concerts
written by Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr
performed by Anton Feska, Dressler, Johann Simon Hermstedt, Carl Maria von Weber

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of 1814 and in the beginning of 1815
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:54:27 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:50:57 +0000