Michael Kelly et al. in Vienna - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 222:

I went one evening to a concert of the celebrated Kozeluch's, a great composer for the piano-forte, as well as a fine performer on that instrument. I saw there the composers Vanhall and Baron Dittersdorf ; and, what was to me one of the greatest gratifications of my musical life, was there introduced to that prodigy of genius Mozart. He favoured the company by performing fantasias and capriccios on the piano-forte. His feeling, the rapidity of his fingers, the great execution and strength of his left hand particularly, and the apparent inspiration of his modulations, astounded me. After this…   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 222. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430748280967 accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
Van Hall

Listening to

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Fantasias and Capriccios performed by Mozart

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 04 May 2015 15:04:41 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:27:54 +0000