Madame de Schleinitz et al. in England - mid 19th Century

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 239-240:

Vladimir de Pachmann has of late been so frequently heard in English concert-rooms and salons, and, during the past season, has achieved so unequivocal a status here as a popular favourite, that I may confine my remarks upon his pianism within a very brief space. As an interpreter of Chopin he is probably unrivalled at the present time. Since the death of that composer no executant — except, perhaps, the inimitable Princess Czartoryska, who was taught by Chopin himself — has made the true meaning and sentiment of his works so vividly …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 239-240. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451908067346 accessed: 10 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
1837-1900

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 11:47:47 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:15:37 +0000