Wilhelm Ganz in Royal Albert Hall - 1877

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 170:

The Wagner Concerts at the Albert Hall were composed entirely of his works, and he conducted the first part of the programme himself. Unfortunately, he was no longer at his best, and had lost something of his great skill as a conductor. The second part of the Wagner programme was conducted by Dr. Hans Richter, who, when he mounted the conductor's desk, was received most enthusiastically by the members of the orchestra. That was Richter's first appearance in London, and everybody knows what a wonderful career he has had during so many years of activity, and how greatly he has improved …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 170. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436280456835 accessed: 12 June, 2024

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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Unspecified music by Richard Wagner
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Richard Wagner, Hans Richter

Experience Information

Date/Time 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:47:37 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:44:27 +0000