Wilhelm Ganz in Cambridge Guildhall - 12 June, 1893

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 268-9:

On June 12th, 1893, my son Albert, an under- graduate at the time, asked me to come on a visit to Cambridge : a concert was to be given by the Cambridge University Musical Society, of which he was a member, in honour of Max Bruch, Boito, Saint-Saens, and Tschaikowsky. All four composers took part in the concert at the Guildhall, Max Bruch conducting a scene from his Odysseus, Boito " The Prelude in Heaven " from his Mefistofele, and Tschaikow- sky his Francesco, da Rimini. Saint-Saens played his fantasia Africa, and Stanford's East to West was also given. The members of…   more >>
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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 268-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436444530272 accessed: 20 June, 2019

location of experience: Cambridge Guildhall

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'The Prelude in Heaven' from Mefistophele
written by Arrigo Boito
performed by Arrigo Boito
Africa
written by Saint-Saens
performed by Saint-Saens
Francesca da Rimini
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Odysseus
written by Max Bruch
performed by Max Bruch

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 June, 1893
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:22:10 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:54:57 +0000