Alexander Mackenzie in London - 1897

from A Musician's Narrative , page 192:

It was at the suggestion of a mutual friend, the late Mrs. Angelina Goetz–herself an accomplished musician–that a Scottish Concerto was written for and played by him for the first time at a Philharmonic concert in 1987; and to Paderewski I am indebted for many improving hints and a careful revision of the solo part. The piece was ready for the previous season, but its production had to be postponed, as his tours left no leisure for preparation. the debut was a successful one, and after repeated recalls he said: "If I play again I shall repeat the last movement." This he did, in spite of a …   more >>
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Alexander Mackenzie, A Musician's Narrative (London, 1927), p. 192. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432116773772 accessed: 29 September, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Alexander Mackenzie
Violinist
1847-1935

Listening to

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Scottish Concerto
written by Alexander Mackenzie
performed by Ignace Jan Paderewski

Experience Information

Date/Time 1897
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by gkw on Wed, 20 May 2015 11:12:54 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:33:48 +0000