Thomas Ryan in Boston - 19 November, 1874

from Recollections of an old musician, page 85:


Mr. B. J. Lang, the almost lifelong organist and steadfast helper of the Handel and Haydn Society, and for a time the successor of Carl Zerrahn as conductor, has shown in countless ways such consummate skill, tact, and artistic judgment that he has won the admiration of all musicians. […]  While still very young he organized, in 1862, a couple of concerts, in which he appeared as the conductor of a large orchestra, chorus, and soloists, in two performances of the …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 85. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Die Erste Walpurgisnacht
written by Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Mr J B Lang, St Cecilia Club

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 November, 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:24:54 +0000
Approved on Fri, 19 Feb 2016 07:49:05 +0000