Pablo Casals in Catalonia - 1887

from Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn, page 35:

When I was eleven years old, I heard the cello played for the first time. That was the beginning of a long and cherished companionship! A trio had come to play at a concert in Vendrell – a pianist, a violinist and a cellist. My father took me to the concert. It was held at the small hall of the Catholic Center, with an audience of townspeople, fishermen and peasants, who, as always for such an occasion, were dressed in their Sunday clothes. The cellist was Josep García, a teacher at the Municipal School of Music in Barcelona; he was a handsome man with a high forehead and a handlebar …   more >>
cite as

Albert Kahn and Pablo Casals, and (ed.), Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn. In British library (London, 1970), p. 35. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424556427217 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: Catalonia

Listeners

Pablo Casals
Cellist, Conducting
1876-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time 1887
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

The cellist, Josep Garcia was Pablo Casals' first cello teacher. The trio was playing in the city of Vendrell, near Catalonia.


Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 22:07:07 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:14:14 +0000