Gregor Piatigorsky in Upper Silesia - in the beginning of the 1920's

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 87:

The trio [The Pozniak Trio] had a busy schedule, but the concerts in bad halls and the repetitiousness of the programs were monotonous. One of our last performance was the Triple Concerto by Beethoven with an orchestra of amateurs. That such a tiny town had an orchestra was surprising in itself. Still more puzzling was the clean performance after a disastrous rehearsal. It made me believe in miracles, for what would be impossible for a soloist is sometimes possible en masse.
cite as

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 87. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1425500308158 accessed: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Upper Silesia

Listeners

Gregor Piatigorsky
Cellist
1903-1976

Listening to

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Beethoven's Triple Concerto
written by Beethoven
performed by The Pozniak Trio

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:18:28 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:20:26 +0000