Lowell Mason in Birmingham - 1837

from Musical letters from Abroad, page 204:

We well remember the gratification an attendance in 1837 afforded us. At that time Mendelssohn’s St Paul was performed under the direction of the talented composer himself. He also gave, during an evening performance, an example of his wonderful power in extemporaneous organ-playing, which we can never forget.

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 204. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448921716519 accessed: 27 October, 2021

location of experience: Birmingham

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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St Paul
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn
improvisation
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 1837
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Notes

Birmingham Festival


Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:15:16 +0000
Approved on Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:54:20 +0000