Joseph Szigeti in Brussels - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 114:

I remember hearing Casals in Brussels in a ’cello concerto by the Dutch composer Julius Röntgen, lavishing upon it the witchery of what is probably the greatest art among all string players. For – though Casals did give to the world “definitive” performances of the Bach solo sonatas and of most of the ’cello classics (as “definitive” as anything can be in recreated music) – it did not prevent him from devoting himself to the Röntgens and the Emmanuel Moors. He often played Moor’s ’Cello Concerto, as well as the Violin and…   more >>

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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 114. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432660428517 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Brussels

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Julius Röntgen's cello concerto
written by Julius Röntgen
performed by Pablo Casals

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 26 May 2015 18:13:49 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:53:51 +0000