Lionel Tertis in Budapest - 1936

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 79:

In January 1936 I undertook a tour with Clifford Curzon under the auspices of the British Council, which was to include Prague, Budapest, Sofia, Cracow and Warsaw. I particularly enjoyed the Budapest recital for the acoustic qualities of the chamber music hall were inspiringly good. The sounds seemed wafted away with so mellow a resonance, such clearness in pianissimo and without the slightest echo in fortissimo. But let me tell the reader the following astonishing facts: there were two massive stone pillars at the back of the platform; and in the auditorium were quite a number of similar …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 79. accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: Budapest


Lionel Tertis

Experience Information

Date/Time 1936
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:28:27 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:37:10 +0000