Ignatz Moscheles in London - 1844

from Recent Music and Musicians, pages 299-300:

At Caradori's morning concert I accompanied some twenty-two vocal pieces, in which the concert-giver and a host of vocalists took part; the legion of instrumentalists was headed by Joachim, who played Ernst's 'Otello' Fantasia in the most masterly way. Of the newest pianist importation, Leopold von Meyer, I can only say he thundered forth a Fantasia of his own upon 'Lucrezia Borgia,' with immense force and execution: but where was the soul?
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 299-300. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431440907437 accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: London


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

Listening to

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Ernst's Otello
written by Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst
performed by Joseph Joachim
Lucrezia Borgia
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Leopold von Meyer
vocal music performed by Caradori

Experience Information

Date/Time 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:27 +0100