Thomas Ryan in Boston - at the end of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 80:


There was a Mr. Davidson, who conducted for part of a season only. He was followed by Mr. Charles C. Perkins, who filled the office of conductor and president of the society for several years. Mr. Perkins was a devoted patron of music, and indeed of all the fine arts. […]  he mingled actively in the musical life of the city, and for years he had a musical evening at his house each week. Chamber music by the Mendelssohn Quintette Club and our best local or visiting pianists did good service…   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 80. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Piano Quintette
written by Robert Schumann
performed by William Scharfenberg

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:11:31 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 07:47:35 +0000