Charlotte Moscheles et al. in London - 1826

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 83-84:

Weber conducted the never-failing overtures to ' Oberon' and ' Euryanthe'; his still unknown cantata 'The Festival of Peace', and a new ballad, written for and sung by Miss Stephens; Braham gave the air from ' Freyschütz' very finely; Furstenau, the flute-player, was heard for the first time, in some variation from ' Oberon ; ' Kiesewetter played his inevitable Mayseder Variations in E major, and Moscheles took his subject for improvisation from the Cantata 'Festival of Peace,' interwoven with 'motives' from the 'Freyschütz' Madame Caradori and Braham were the soloists in the cantata. To …   more >>
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Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 83-84. accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: London


Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]

Listening to

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A Ballad
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Miss Stephens
Improvisation performed by John Braham, Madame Caradori
Mayseder Variations in E major performed by Kiesewetter
Euryanthe Overture
written by Carl Maria von Weber
Overture to Oberon
written by Carl Maria von Weber
The Festival of Peace
written by Carl Maria von Weber
a variation from Oberon performed by Furstenau
an Air from Freischütz
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by John Braham

Experience Information

Date/Time 1826
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:36:50 +0100