Wilhelm Ganz in Royal Albert Hall - 12 December, 1900

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 93:

In 1875 I gave a matine'e and a soiree at my house in Harley Street, at which Edward Lloyd sang. This great artist is well remembered by the present generation. For years he was the leading tenor at all the provincial festivals. He took leave of the British public at his farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Decem- ber 12th, 1900, at which I was one of the con- ductors in conjunction with Dr. Hans Richter and Sir Edward Elgar. Lloyd was recalled again and again at the end of the concert, and I rushed to the piano and struck up "Auld Lang Syne," which was sung, with clasped hands, by …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436193727777 accessed: 12 July, 2024

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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Auld Lang Syne
written by Robert Burns
performed by Edward Lloyd

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 December, 1900
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:42:07 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:41:42 +0000