Hermann Klein in London - late 19th Century

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 56-57:

August Manns still an active veteran, though now in his seventy-ninth year has the qualities of a purely orchestral conductor in a far higher degree than they were ever possessed by Costa. His work at the Crystal Palace from 1855 to 1900, alike in its educational aspect and its conspicuously beneficial encouragement of native art, will endure, a lasting monument of industry, catholicity of taste, and consistent loftiness of purpose. At Sydenham it was that Arthur Sullivan was first prof- fered a helping hand by the performance of his "Tempest" music on his …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 56-57. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438974000937 accessed: 2 October, 2023

location of experience: London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Pastoral Symphony
written by Beethoven
performed by Sir August Manns

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:00:01 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 18:02:03 +0000