Charles Halle in Darmstadt - 1836

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 205-206:

The Court Orchestra, which contains from sixty to seventy musicians, is rather given to be idle during the summer months, but, luckily for me, since my arrival there have been rehearsals every morning from 10 to 1 o'clock for two concerts in aid of the Beethoven monument, which have just lately taken place. I have there heard Beethoven's masterpieces, his symphonies, the second act of ' Fidelio,' and his fantasia for pianoforte, orchestra, solos, and chorus, given in the highest perfection. You will believe that it was in the highest perfection when I tell you that the Kapelle, certainly one…   more >>
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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. 205-206. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428856536083 accessed: 17 October, 2021

location of experience: Darmstadt

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Experience Information

Date/Time 1836
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:35:36 +0100
Approved on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:12:04 +0100