Lionel Tertis in Cape Town - September, 1967

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 130:

This visit to Cape Town was a busman’s holiday for both my wife and myself, for the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra were very short of cellists (instead of at least eight, there were only four), so my wife gallantly stepped into the breach, playing as a member of the orchestra at all the symphony concerts during our stay of over three months. She thoroughly enjoyed her new role of orchestral playing, and becoming conversant with a tremendous slice of the cellist’s orchestral library, while I enjoyed myself attending almost daily rehearsals as a listener and meeting the conductor, …   more >>

cite as

Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 130. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Cape Town


Lionel Tertis

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1967
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 19:26:42 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:57:57 +0000