Amy Fay in Weimar - June, 1873

from Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era, pages 221-222:

Day before yesterday there came a young lady who was a pupil of Henselt in St. Petersburg. She is immensely talented, only seventeen years old, and her name is Laura Kahrer. It is a very rare thing to see a pupil of Henselt, for it is very difficult to get lessons from him. He stands next to Liszt. This Laura Kahrer plays everything that ever was heard of, and she played a fugue of her own composition the other day that was really vigorous and good. I was quite astonished to hear how she had worked it up... She played with the greatest aplomb, though her touch had a certain …   more >>

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Amy Fay, Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era (2011), p. 221-222. accessed: 29 February, 2024

location of experience: Weimar


Amy Fay

Listening to

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written by Johann Sebastian Bach, Laura Kahrer
performed by Laura Kahrer

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:07:09 +0000
Approved on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:53:49 +0100