Hermann Klein - 5 May, 1877

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, pages 73-6:

 

The final rehearsal for the opening concert of the festival took place at the Albert Hall on May 5. Wagner had himself chosen the programmes. He was to conduct each first part, consisting of selections from all his operas, from “Rienzi” to “Tristan"; while Hans Richter, who now made his first appearance in England, was to direct the excerpts from “Der Ring des Nibelungen" that formed each second part. Most of the …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 73-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438189723317 accessed: 7 October, 2022

Listeners

Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer
1856-1934

Listening to

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Kaisermarsch
written by Richard Wagner
performed by August Wilhelmj, Richard Wagner
Overture to The Flying Dutchman
written by Richard Wagner
performed by August Wilhelmj, Richard Wagner, Hans Richter

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 May, 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:08:43 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:26:00 +0100