Hermann Klein in Grosvenor Gallery, London - 8 April, 1886

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, page 183:

[Franz Liszt] attended a reception given in his honor at the Grosvenor Gallery by Walter Bache. This was in some respects the most striking function of the series. The gathering was in every sense a representative one, and the famous abbé, as he went round chatting from group to group, seemed positively radiant with happiness. To repeat his own words, addressed to myself: "You have so overwhelmed me with kindness in this country that I shall be quite sorry when the time comes for me to leave you." The programme comprised his "Angelus" for strings, a …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 183. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439314612189 accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Grosvenor Gallery, London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Hungarian Rhapsody in A minor
written by Franz Liszt
performed by Franz Liszt
Divertissement a la Hongraise
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Franz Liszt
Angelus for Strings
written by Franz Liszt

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 April, 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:36:52 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:25:16 +0000