Pablo Casals in Barcelona - 1931

from Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn, pages 207,208:

A few days after the establishment of the new government, I conducted my orchestra at a ceremony celebrating the proclamation of the Republic. The concert took place in the great palace of Montjuich in Barcelona, and seven thousand people were present. We performed Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. At the end of the concert, the President of the newly formed Catalan government, Frances Maciá, declared the Republic had come into being on the wings of the Hymn to Brotherhood – that noble chorale with which the Ninth concludes. / I was then fifty-three years old. I had conducted Beethoven’s …   more >>
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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. 207,208. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424562538888 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Barcelona

Listeners

Pablo Casals
Cellist, Conducting
1876-1973

Listening to

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9th Symphony
written by Beethoven, Beethoven
performed by Pau Casals orchestra, Pablo Casals

Experience Information

Date/Time 1931
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:48:59 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:02:21 +0000