Alexander Mackenzie in London - 1883

from A Musician's Narrative , page 185:

The sixth concert of the first season introduced me to Tchaikowsky and Saint-Saƫns. The latter played his G Minor Concerto with brilliant effect, ending the programme with Le Route d'Omphale under his own direction. The impressions left were those of an unfailing perfection of pianoforte technique, combined with a dryness of expression and an inflexibility of beat, which in this case, however, fitted the rigid rhythm of the wheel.
cite as

Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 185. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Alexander Mackenzie

Listening to

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Le Rouet d'Omphale
written by Saint-Saens
G Minor Concerto
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Saint-Saens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1883
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 20 May 2015 10:40:57 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:36:50 +0000