Hermann Klein in Leeds - 1886

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, page 197:

The overwhelming success at Leeds [of Arthur Sullivan's "The Golden Legend", in 1886] was the more remarkable in that it came at the close of the greatest festival ever held there following new works of such calibre as Dvorak's oratorio "St. Ludmila," A. C. Mackenzie's cantata "The Story of Sayid," and Villiers Stanford's fine choral ballad "The Revenge," not to speak of a phenomenal performance by the Yorkshire chorus of Bach's great Mass in B minor, never before attempted at a provincial festival. The most tremendous ovation of all, though, was that which …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 197. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439490546943 accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Leeds

Listeners

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

Listening to

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The Golden Legend
written by Arthur Sullivan

Experience Information

Date/Time 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:29:07 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:31:58 +0000