Charles Halle in Wakefield - January, 1856

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 361-362:

I met there Mr. Perring and Mr. Wynn, who take part, like me, in tonight's concert. They are both indifferent singers, but possessed of a certain amount of instruction, and very much in earnest. The givers of the concert Mr. Cooper and Miss Milner only want talent to make them very good artists. The concert took place at 8 o'clock at the Exchange Rooms, a large hall with good acoustic, and before a large audience. My share of the programme consisted of Osborne and de Beriot's duet, the Finale of Lucia, by Liszt, Caprice in E Major, by Mendelssohn, and Heller's Truite (as an encore, Lied …   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. 361-362. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430082769072 accessed: 4 December, 2022

location of experience: Wakefield

Listeners

Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist
1819-1895

Listening to

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Caprice in E Major
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Charles Halle
Finale of Lucia
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Charles Halle
Kreutzer Sonata Variations
written by Beethoven
performed by Charles Halle
Lied ohne Worte in A
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Charles Halle
Truite
written by Heller
performed by Charles Halle

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:12:49 +0100
Approved on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 12:27:04 +0100