Wilhelm Ganz - 17 April, 1880

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 140-1:

On April 17th M. Emil Sauret played Heinrich Ernst's F sharp minor Concerto, consisting of one movement called Allegro Pathetique. I had engaged him specially from Berlin to play for me, and he acquitted himself splendidly. For this concert I had also engaged Madame Marie Roze, who sang Gluck's air from Alceste, "Divinites du Styx," and the aria "L'amer saro constante" from Il Re Pastore, by Mozart, with violin obbligato by Sauret. I suggested this beautiful song to Madame Roze because I had first heard it sung by Jenny Lind on her musical tour in 1856 to Ernst's obligato,…   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 140-1. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436261428542 accessed: 30 January, 2023


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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Divinities du Styx
written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
performed by Marie Roze, New Philharmonic Orchestra London
L'amero, saro constante
written by Mozart
performed by Marie Roze, Émile Sauret
Symphony in F major
written by Anton Rubinstein
performed by New Philharmonic Orchestra London
Violin Concerto in F sharp major
written by Heinrich Ernst
performed by Émile Sauret, New Philharmonic Orchestra London

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 April, 1880
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


First season of Ganz's Philharmonic Concerts (renamed from New Philharmonic Concerts).

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:30:28 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:18:18 +0000