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

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 257-258:

I had already played with Koussevitzky and the late Frederick Stock during my first season. As luck would have it, an attack of the flu forced me to play my Boston Symphony appearance without a rehearsal, my physician having authorized the trip only at the last possible moment and on condition that I skip the rehearsal scheduled for the day preceding the concert. / A rehearsalless Beethoven performance was clearly something of a rarity and could have been attempted only with a supreme body of players like the Boston Symphony and a masterly leader like Koussevitzky- though, whatever the outcome…   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 257-258. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433270905945 accessed: 27 October, 2021

location of experience: Americas

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Listening to

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Beethoven
written by Beethoven
performed by Serge Koussevitzky, Boston Symphony, Joseph Szigeti

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 19:48:26 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:16:10 +0000