Lowell Mason in Gewandhaus - late January, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 34-35:

The omission to send the above by the last week’s mail, enables me to add a word in relation to the concert of last evening, the sixteenth of the season. Owing to the fact (I suppose) that there were several distinguished solo singers here, the first part of the concert consisted more of vocal music than usual. A chorus of men’s voices was also introduced, and large extracts were given from Cherubini’s opera of “Ali Baba," and from Rossini’s “Wilhelm Tell," also an aria from Don Juan by Mozart. Two overtures were admirably played, viz.: Leonore No. 2, …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 34-35. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448278147591 accessed: 8 December, 2021

location of experience: Gewandhaus

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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Extracts from Ali Baba
written by Cherubini
performed by Gewandhaus Orchestra
aria from Don Juan
written by Mozart
performed by Gewandhaus Orchestra
Overture 'Leonore' No. 2, Op 72a
written by Beethoven
performed by Gewandhaus Orchestra
Extracts from William Tell
written by Rossini
performed by Leipzig Gewandhaus

Experience Information

Date/Time late January, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:29:07 +0000
Approved on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:50:48 +0000