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

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 233-234:

If such manifestations were typically Russian rather than Soviet, one set of musical experiences during my tours was indigenous to the new social order which the Revolution had created: the conductorless orchestra called Persymphans. Some of the most unorthodox musical challenges of these trips to Soviet Russia I experienced in regular appearances with this unique body of musicians. After decades of concerto-playing with conductors who coördinate a soloist’s performance with that of the orchestra, who synthesize the whole and mediate between the two when there are discrepancies in …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 233-234. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433269647072 accessed: 11 August, 2022

location of experience: Moscow

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:27:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:23:29 +0000