in Hagen

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 14:

Hagen was visited every season by a travelling troupe of singers and actors, who during two months gave performances of operas, dramas, and comedies in the large ballroom of the principal hotel, where a stage was erected, there being no regular theatre in the town. About a month previous to their visit the director, Herr Conradi, came to form the orchestra by inviting all the best amateurs to take part in it along with a few professional players, and asking my father to conduct the performances, without any remuneration of course. The love of music was so great that he never met with a …   more >>
cite as

Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 14. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427124060123 accessed: 22 October, 2021

location of experience: Hagen

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:21:00 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 18:13:48 +0100