Gregor Piatigorsky in Berlin - in the middle of the 1920's

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 113:

One morning there was a rehearsal, conducted by Wagner, of music by Wagner. Of course, it was not Richard, but his son Siegfried. Even so, it was as much a surprise as when I had met Tchaikovsky’s brother in Russia. I felt I was confronting something almost prehistoric. A polite man of about fifty-five, he politely and apologetically conducted his father’s and his own music. I thought his overture, entitled Little Hat or something, had charm.

cite as

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 113. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Wagner works
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Berlin Philharmonic, Siegfried Wagner

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:02:34 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:11:14 +0000