Hermann Klein in Crystal Palace - 1877

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 95-96:

[There] belong to the years 1877 and 1879 some experiences which, for me at least, will ever be replete with interest. In the earlier year I heard for the first time Anton Rubinstein and Pablo Sarasate, and witnessed the debuts of Etelka Gerster and Gayarre. With the exception of a brief visit in 1876, Rubinstein had not been in London for seven or eight years. I now heard him at the Philharmonic, at the Crystal Palace (where I saw him conduct with all the "extra" movements included his grandiose but interminable "Ocean" symphony), and at some recitals at St. …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 95-96. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439053927367 accessed: 6 December, 2023

location of experience: Crystal Palace


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Ocean Symphony
written by Arthur Rubinstein
performed by Arthur Rubinstein

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18:12:07 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:57:25 +0000