Wilhelm Ganz in Venice - December, 1892

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 254:

I then took a gondola on the Grand Canal and passed the house where Wagner lived and died, and saw the Bridge of Sighs and the other wonderful sights of the city. In the evening I went to the Teatro Rossini and heard Boito's fine opera, Mefistofele. It was being given as a farewell performance to Signer Tamburini, who had quite an ovation, being called and recalled many times, and was not only presented with a great many bouquets, but with a small statue of himself. In the last act the audience in the gallery joined Tamburlini in his singing, and altogether it was a …   more >>
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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 254. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436437534836 accessed: 21 April, 2024

location of experience: Venice


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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written by Arrigo Boito
performed by Antonio Tamburini

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1892
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:25:35 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:52:48 +0000