Georg Henschel in Prussia - mid 19th Century

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 9-10:

At the period of my boyhood that Institute [of Church Music] was flourishing under the guidance of Musik director Professor Julius Schaffer, who also conducted the " Sing-Akademie," the premier Choral Society of the place, whose performances of the Messiah at Christmas and of Haydn's Creation at Easter came as regularly once a year as those seasons themselves.

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 9-10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1452196853462 accessed: 16 October, 2018

location of experience: Prussia

Listeners

Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist
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Listening to

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The Creation
written by Joseph Haydn
Messiah
written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:00:55 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:00:04 +0000