Joseph Szigeti in London - 1906

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 58,59:

The management under which I made my debut was as unorthodox as might be expected from the efforts of a Hungarian dramatic agent on behalf of a boy-violinist. Thus it happened that I was managed by two “outsiders”: one, a former music critic, or it may have been singing teacher, of German origin, a flashy dresser and glib talker, offspring of respectable Rhine-wine importers; the other, a backer of stage plays and touring stock-companies who had never before ventured into the concert field. This unconventional managerial setup brought about an equally unconventionally framed debut: it was …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 58,59. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432473516578 accessed: 26 January, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Ernst Violin Concerto
written by Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst
performed by Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time 1906
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 24 May 2015 14:18:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:06:34 +0000