Wilhelm Ganz et al. in St James's Hall - 6 April, 1886

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 182-3:

I met Liszt again in London on Saturday, April 3rd, 1886, when he came over to England as the guest of Mr. Henry Littleton, head of the firm of Novello & Co. Liszt arrived at Westwood House, Sydenham, very late in the evening and very tired, and was received by a distinguished company of between three and four hundred people who had been specially invited to meet him. He had come over to hear his oratorio, Saint Elizabeth, performed at St. James's Hall on April 6th under the direction of Sir Alexander Mackenzie. I went to hear the performance, and noticed that Liszt …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 182-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436282556335 accessed: 20 June, 2019

location of experience: St James's Hall

Listeners

Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
1833-1914
Franz Liszt
Franciscan Tertiary, Composer, Conducting, Pianist […]
1811-1886

Listening to

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Saint Elizabeth
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Alexander Mackenzie

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 April, 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:22:36 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:07:30 +0000