Hermann Klein in Royal Albert Hall - May, 1876

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 59-65:

IN May, 1876, I saw Verdi conduct his Manzoni "Requiem" at the Royal Albert Hall. This was generally supposed to be his third visit to London, the previous occasions being when he came over in 1847 for the production of the opera "I Masnadieri," which he wrote expressly for Her Majesty's Theatre; and again in 1862 (the Exhibition year) , when his "Inno delle Nazioni" was performed at the same theatre. But, according to his intimate friend, Mr. Randegger, the maestro also ran over from Paris one summer, without letting any one into the secret, for the purpose of …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 59-65. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439031166439 accessed: 1 December, 2021

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Requiem
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Mme. Stolz, Mme. Waldmann, Signor Masini, Giuseppe Verdi

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:52:46 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:49:24 +0000