Joseph Szigeti in Berlin - in the middle of 1920

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 203-204:

Carl Friedberg, the partner of my scheduled sonata recital, was naturally unable to travel to Berlin from Cologne where he was then living, but I went through with my project nevertheless, improvising the program with the pianist Frau Kwast-Hodapp, then greatly admired in Central Europe. As all means of intracity communication were suspended- whether buses, trolley cars, or taxis – and as electricity was not functioning either, we played our Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert to a bare few dozen of the faithful from a candle-lit platform that was, I must admit, most 'stimmunsgsvoll' and …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 203-204. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433267073762 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Beethoven
written by Beethoven
performed by Frau Kwast-Hodapp, Joseph Szigeti
Brahms
written by Brahms
performed by Frau Kwast-Hodapp, Joseph Szigeti
Schumann
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Frau Kwast-Hodapp, Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1920
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:44:34 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:33:35 +0000