Lionel Tertis in Italy - February, 1933

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 71:

Outstanding among my continental excursion was a trip I made in February 1933 which included recitals in Rome, Milan and Pisa with Alfredo Casella. Casella was a brilliant pianist, his speciality being his performance of modern music for which he was world-famous. Included in the programmes were two sonatas for viola and piano by York Bowen, and my arrangement for viola of John Ireland’s violin sonata in A minor. Casella played piano solos of his own composition and I also contributed the Bach Chaconne in our joint recitals. I enjoyed myself very much in this collaboration for his playing …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 71. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424423639464 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Italy

Listeners

Lionel Tertis
Violist
1876-1975

Listening to

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Two sonatas for viola and piano/ arrangement for viola of John Ireland’s violin sonata in A minor
written by Lionel Tertis, John Ireland, York Bowen
performed by Lionel Tertis, Alfredo Casella

Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1933
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Lionel Tertis and Alfredo Casella performed in Rome, Milan and Pisa.


Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:13:59 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:04:53 +0000