Frances Williams Wynn in Berlin - 1866

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 52:

I well remember, at a concert I attended shortly after the conclusion of the Nikolsburg Peace Treaty — it was given by the pianist Joseffy, then a juvenile phenomenon, who subsequently developed into one of the most accomplished executants in Europe — a select audience of Berlin dilettanti enthusiastically recalled a good-looking songstress for performing a lengthy and elaborate cavatina by Kossini exactly an eighth of a tone below the key in which it was accompanied by the concert-giver. As far as amateurs were concerned, a German …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 52. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445187943257 accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Experience Information

Date/Time 1866
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 18 Oct 2015 18:05:43 +0100
Approved on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:03:24 +0000