Walter Bache et al. in Bond Street - 1886

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 184-5:

A brilliant reception was also given in his honour, arranged by his pupil and friend, the late Mr. Walter Bache, at the Grosvenor Galleries in Bond Street, where I had the good fortune to hear Liszt play. He was then seventy-five years old, having been born on October 22nd, 1811, so one could hardly expect that his playing would have been so astonishing. He still had wonderful fire and technique, and one could easily imagine his former greatness, as the first pianist of his day. He may be said to have created a new school of pianoforte playing, and now his works are constantly being …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 184-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436282832945 accessed: 26 April, 2019

location of experience: Bond Street

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Unspecified piano works
written by Frederick Arthur Gore Ousley
performed by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:27:13 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:10:49 +0000