Ivan Turgenev et al. in Baden-Baden - 1867

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 90-91:

While speaking of Madame Viardot Garcia, I may add that in 1867 I was staying at Baden-Baden, then a resort of the most famous artists. At one of the concerts I attended at the Kursaal, Grisi, Mario, and Madame Viardot Garcia all sang. Madame Viardot invited my wife and me to visit her, and I well remember a certain matinee d'invitation which she gave at her house, where she had a beautiful musicroom, with an organ. We heard delightful music, rendered by Mile Artot, Delle Sedie, and de Beriot. Madame Viardot accompanied almost everything herself, and also played the organ in Gounod's "Ave …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 90-91. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436192343938 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Baden-Baden


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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Ave Maria
written by Charles Gounod
performed by Desiree Artot, Enrico Delle Sedie, Pauline Viardot-Garcia, Charles-Auguste de Bériot

Experience Information

Date/Time 1867
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:19:04 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:22:53 +0000