Beatrice Harrison in Holland - 1927

from The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison, page 147:

Soon after I went to Holland. It was a joy to be there again. I love the Dutch audiences, they are so sincere! I shall never forget the experience we had at Rotterdam. Margaret accompanied me and I was to bring out the Delius Sonata and the Kodály Sonata. I had been told before that, in this city, an audience never clapped until the end of a concert to make sure that they liked one’s playing, but I could not quite believe this until it happened, and it did! The hall was full but as I came onto the platform with my sister there was dead silence. I bowed, I played the first Sonata – not a …   more >>
cite as

Beatrice Harrison, and Patricia Cleveland-Peck (ed.), The Cello and the Nightingales- The autobiography of Beatrice Harrison (1985), p. 147. accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: Holland


Beatrice Harrison

Listening to

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Delius cello sonata
written by Delius
performed by Margaret Harrison, Beatrice Harrison

Experience Information

Date/Time 1927
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:13:43 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:32:15 +0000