in Manchester - the 1860's

from Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport, page 62:

Hallé was a great musical power at Manchester, and deservedly so. He had established a fine orchestral and choral force, and gave concerts of first-class importance every week at Manchester and in many of the great Northern towns. He was an excellent conductor, without any tricks or oddities. As a conductor of choral music he was just as successful as with the orchestra, which is not always the case. He did not train the choir, that being done for him by a chorus-master of splendid energy and resource, Charles Hecht. The choir worshipped Hallé, the Lancashire lads and lasses …   more >>

cite as

Frederick Bridge, Westminster Pilgrim; Being a Record of Service in Church, Cathedral and Abbey, College University and Concert Room, with a Few Notes on Sport (1919), p. 62. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432747851515 accessed: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Listening to

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Choral
written by Berlioz
performed by Hallé Choir

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 27 May 2015 18:30:52 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:26:50 +0000