Joseph Szigeti in Paris - the 1910's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 111-112:

This led to the three performances under his [Busoni] direction – in Berlin, Paris, and London- which are among my most cherished memories, and which in turn resulted in what Busoni’s first biographer, Leichtentritt, termed a resurrection of this almost forgotten work. And what concerts those were!/So it was in sometimes inadequate physical surroundings that the performances were presented. In Paris, for instance, at the now defunct Concerts Sechiari (in a suburban theatre) Busoni not only conducted his own works (the raison d’être of the concert!) but also a Mozart symphony, and …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 111-112. accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Joseph Szigeti

Listening to

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Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35a
written by Busoni
performed by Busoni, Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 26 May 2015 18:04:19 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:55:35 +0000