Chopin in Warsaw - June, 1830

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, page 49:

Mlle Sontag will today sing excerpts from Semiramide. Her concerts are short; she usually sings four groups and in the intervals only the orchestra plays. Indeed one needs a breathing-space after she has sung she rivets one's attention so much.

cite as

Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 49. accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Warsaw


Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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excerpts from 'Semiramide' performed by Miss Sontag

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1830
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:58:47 +0000
Approved on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:05:09 +0100