Joseph Szigeti in Scotland - in the beginning of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 77:

My first public performance of a Beethoven sonata, the C minor, was with Myra Hess at a joint recital in Dundee, Scotland, when I was already in my middle ’teens. I was still groping my way in the (to me) new realm of Beethoven’s language, whereas Myra Hess, though barely out of Tobias Matthay’s school, moved in this world with the assurance and the stylistic conviction of a veteran. / The word “veteran” may seem somewhat of an exaggeration in connection with the Myra Hess whom I had first heard at a pupils’ concert at this school a year or two previous to our joint recital. But, …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432474782192 accessed: 17 January, 2022

location of experience: Scotland

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Beethoven C minor piano sonata
written by Beethoven
performed by Myra Hess, Joseph Szigeti
Brunch G minor Concerto
written by Brunch
performed by Jascha Heifetz

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 24 May 2015 14:39:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:03:47 +0000