Wilhelm Ganz in St James's Hall - 1874

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 130:

At the seventh concert I conducted Signor Schira's overture to his opera, The Lord of Burleigh. Apart from being a successful composer, he was one of the most sought-after singing professors. Frederick Cowen's "Festival Overture" was also performed under my direction, and Alfred Jaell, a distinguished pianist of immense girth but with an exquisite touch, played Schumann's Concerto in A minor. Mile Titiens sang the aria "Non mi dir" from Don Giovanni with overpowering effect, and on leaving the platform she said to me in German, "Mit Ihnen braucht man nicht zu probieren" (With you it is …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 130. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436202482351 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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Festal Overture
written by Cowan, Frederick J.
performed by Wilhelm Ganz, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Non mi dir
written by Mozart
performed by Theresa Tietjens, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Overture to The Lord of Burleigh
written by Schira
performed by Wilhelm Ganz, New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

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

Notes

7th concert in 1874 New Philharmonic season


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:08:02 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:52:19 +0000