Wilhelm Ganz et al. in St James's Hall - 1869

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 116-7:

Sir Charles Halle, like Benedict, was a very active and industrious man, who, besides playing the works of the classical masters, such as the whole of Beethoven's Sonatas by heart, conducted the celebrated Free Trade Hall Orchestral Concerts at Manchester. He did a great deal to cultivate musical taste in that town, giving his audiences the best singers and instrumentalists, and also did fine work through his various tours with his orchestra in the provinces. No foreign artist of note came to England without receiving an engagement from Halle to appear at his concerts, and as a pianist he …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 116-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436195820165 accessed: 18 May, 2024

location of experience: St James's Hall


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
Charles Halle
Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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Violin concerto performed by Wilma Neruda, New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

Date/Time 1869
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:17:00 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:45:24 +0000