Charles Halle in Hagen - 1830

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 14-15:

On one of these visits, when I was eleven years old, it chanced that after the first few weeks my father fell ill, thus threatening to bring the performances to a premature end. Herr Conradi was in despair, seeing which I, with a boy's confidence, offered to replace my father, was entrusted with the baton, and remained at the conductor's desk to the end of the season. Among the operas which I conducted were 'Die Zauberflb'te,' 'Der Freyschiitz,' 'Die Schweitzer Familie' (by Weigl, forgotten now), 'Preciosa,' ' Zampa,' ' Fra Diavolo,' ' Die Stumme von Portici ' ( Masaniello '), ' Maurer und …   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. 14-15. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427124196474 accessed: 29 June, 2022

location of experience: Hagen

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:23:16 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 18:16:54 +0100