Hermann Klein in Crystal Palace - 13 October, 1877

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 96,99:

An artist of entirely different calibre [to Rubinstein], yet barely less serious in his aims and certainly not less remarkable for the flawless perfection of his technical gifts, Senor Sarasate had just turned thirty when he made his first appearance before a London audience. Three years later (October 13, 1877) his rendering of Mendelssohn's violin concerto at the Crystal Palace fairly took the town by storm, and he repeated his triumph at the Philharmonic in the following spring. After 1885 he became an almost annual visitor to England, and he also toured …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 96,99. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439054124555 accessed: 21 April, 2024

location of experience: Crystal Palace


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Violin Concerto
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Pablo de Sarasate

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 October, 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18:15:24 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:58:29 +0000