Wilhelm Ganz in Hanover Square Rooms - 1874

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 92:

My concert in 1874 was remarkable for the first appearance on any concert platform of the young Canadian soprano Mile Emma Albani. She sang the great scene and aria "Il dolce suono" from Lucia, and "O luce di quest'anima" from Linda di Chamounix, and received a great ovation. Another of the items on the programme was Gounod's "Ave Maria" on Bach's Prelude, sung by Mlle d'Angeri with violin obbligato by Signor Papini, piano by Sir Julius Benedict and harmonium by Signor Randegger a fine combination which pleased the audience greatly. Mr. Frederick Gye, director of Covent Garden, was present,…   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 92. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436193426140 accessed: 19 April, 2019

location of experience: Hanover Square Rooms

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Ave Maria
written by Charles Gounod
performed by Anna d'Angeri, Signor Papini, Alberto Randegger, Sir Julius Benedict
Il dolce suono
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Emma Albani
O luce di quest'amina
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Emma Albani

Experience Information

Date/Time 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:37:06 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:40:48 +0000