Wilhelm Ganz in Hanley - 1856

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 69-72:

I have already mentioned Jenny Lind's appearance at Her Majesty's Theatre in 1848, when I heard her in her incomparable performances. The late Mr. John Mitchell arranged a Concert Tour for her, of several weeks, in 1856, through the principal cities in England, Scotland, and Wales, and engaged me as accompanist. [...] The concerts on this tour were always crowded; the prices of the tickets were one guinea and half a guinea. In those days there were only a few big concert-halls; the Free Trade Hall at Manchester did not then exist, and Jenny Lind was obliged to sing in the small town-hall …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 69-72. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436181440816 accessed: 20 April, 2019

location of experience: Hanley

Listeners

Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
1833-1914

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Songs performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:17:21 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:16:51 +0000