Joseph Szigeti in New York - at the end of the 1920's

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

This same “unplanned” season brought me another thrilling experience, one that could come about nowhere but in this country: the two concerts by invitation sponsored by Rodman Wanamaker in the Auditorium of Wanamaker’s in New York. They were given to introduce the priceless Rodman Wanamaker Collection of Stradivari, Guarneri, Amati, and Guadagnini instruments which Thaddeus Rich (then Stokowski’s concertmaster) had assembled for him. I played on the “last” Strad, the one called “The Swan,” and it was the first time the voice of this incomparable instrument had been heard in …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 258. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434459308802 accessed: 27 September, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:55:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:15:02 +0000