Wilhelm Ganz in Princess's Theatre, London - 1848

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 29-30:

I RECALL a series of English operas which were given in 1848 at the Princess's Theatre in Oxford Street, under the direction of Mr. Maddox. Mr. Edward Loder was the conductor, and he engaged me to play the violin in his orchestra. The charming Madame Anna Thillon was the principal soprano, and sang in Auber's Crown Diamonds most brilliantly. She was a beautiful woman; in fact, I never saw a prettier woman on the stage, and she was most fascinating into the bargain. She was married to a Frenchman, and I think had studied in Paris. Monsieur Thillon was the conductor of the …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 29-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435930984335 accessed: 22 March, 2023

location of experience: Princess's Theatre, London


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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Les diamantes de la couronne
written by Daniel-Fran├žois-Esprit Auber
performed by Anna Thillon

Experience Information

Date/Time 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:43:05 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:58:27 +0000