in Paris - November, 1842

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, page 224:

I wrote to you about a concerto by Chopin that is the one Karl was playing with Chopin last Friday [25 November] when a visitor was announced. It was the Hanoverian ambassador. "Oh ! come in," said Chopin, and Baron Stockhausen flung himself into Chopin's arms and gave his hand to Karl, whom he had met at Count Apponyi's. He had become an admirer of Karl's and asked Chopin to let the lesson proceed. He enjoyed the concerto so much that when we were all at Count Apponyi's that same evening he pressed us to give the Count an opportunity of hearing it. Chopin came in shortly afterwards and had to…   more >>
cite as

Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 224. accessed: 24 July, 2024

location of experience: Paris

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1842
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:06:04 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 10:27:23 +0100