Eisner et al. in Warsaw - October, 1830

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, pages 58-59:

After the orchestral rehearsal of my second concerto it was decided that it should be given a public performance, and so I shall appear in it next Monday, the 11th. Although in one way I am not too pleased about it, on the other hand I am curious as regards the general effect it will make. I believe the Rondo is bound to impress everyone. Indeed after hearing this Rondo Soliva said to me; [in French] "It does you the greatest credit". Kurpinski spoke at length of its originality and Eisner of its rhythm. If only I did not have to have those wretched clarinets and bassoons in between the …   more >>

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Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 58-59. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426093288074 accessed: 26 February, 2024

location of experience: Warsaw


Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Second Concerto
written by Chopin
performed by Chopin

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1830
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:01:28 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 08:35:43 +0100