Wilhelm Ganz in St James's Hall - 1874

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 129-30:

At the sixth concert Madame Regan-Schimon was the vocalist and sang "Lieder" by Schubert in beautiful style. Madame Essipoff made her second appearance and played Rubinstein's Concerto in D minor, achieving another triumph. Since Rubinstein played this concerto at one of these concerts no one has ever had such a success in it as she had. She also played Liszt's "Hungarian Fantasia," then little known here, with great fire and brilliance. After Madame Essipoff had left England she wrote me a letter in German, in which she said: "Last night, at half-past twelve at night, I knocked and rang …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 129-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436201856954 accessed: 19 April, 2019

location of experience: St James's Hall

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Hungarian Fantasia
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Annette Essipoff, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Lieder
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Madame Regan-Schimon
Piano Concerto in D minor
written by Anton Rubinstein
performed by Annette Essipoff, New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

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

Notes

6th concert in 1874 New Philharmonic season


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:57:37 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:50:58 +0000