Wilhelm Ganz in St James's Hall - 18 April, 1874

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 126-7:

On Saturday, April 18th, 1874, the first con- cert took place at St. James's Hall. I conducted the overture to Weber's Euryanthe, the C minor pianoforte concerto of Beethoven played by Mlle Marie Krebs (she was the daughter of Kapellmeister Krebs, of the Dresden Opera, and a very fine player), and the "Friedensfeier" overture by Reinecke, the conductor of the famous Gewandhaus Concerts at Leipzig, besides conducting the charming vocal pieces by Mlle Marimon and Mlle Scalchi, both from Covent Garden. Dr. Wylde conducted one of Beethoven's symphonies. Everything went without a hitch …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 126-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436200836078 accessed: 26 April, 2019

location of experience: St James's Hall

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Euryanthe Overture
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Wilhelm Ganz, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Overture
written by Carl Reinecke
performed by Wilhelm Ganz, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Piano Concerto in C minor
written by Saint-Saens, Beethoven
performed by Marie Krebs, Wilhelm Ganz, New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 April, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:40:36 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:47:27 +0000