Wilhelm Ganz in Covent Garden - 22 February, 1900

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 294-6:

Another memorable charity concert took place at Covent Garden Theatre on February 22nd, 1900, in aid of the widows and families of the officers who fell in the Boer War. The concert was organised by the Marchioness of Lansdowne, whose husband was then the Secretary for War. Mr. Alfred de Rothschild took an active part in the arrangements, and asked Madame Patti to give her services, which she at once did. He consulted with me about everything, and, as we wanted a good operatic tenor, and there was none available, he suggested that I should go to Paris and see if I …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 294-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436457314337 accessed: 20 April, 2019

location of experience: Covent Garden

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Romeo et Juliette
written by Charles Gounod, Berlioz
performed by M. Alvarez, Adelina Patti

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 February, 1900
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:55:14 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:00:38 +0000