Hermann Klein in Royal Albert Hall - May, 1877

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 65-77:

[In 1877] later Richard Wagner came to London to take part in the series of Wagner Festival Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, which had been arranged with a view to paying off the debt on the new theatre at Bayreuth...To make matters clear, I must premise that the adversaries and supporters of Wagnerian art in London were then ranged in three distinct camps. There were (1) those who refused to accept his music under any conditions; (2) those who would accept all he had written down to "Tannhäuser" and "Lohengrin"; and (3) those who worshiped both at the …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 65-77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439032598718 accessed: 24 May, 2022

location of experience: Royal Albert Hall

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Tristan und Isolde
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Richard Wagner
Rienzi
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Richard Wagner
Der Ring des Nibelungen
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Hans Richter
The Flying Dutchman
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Richard Wagner

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 12:16:38 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:51:45 +0000