Maude V. White in Salle de la Noblesse, Saint Petersburg - between 1889 and 1890

from Friends and Memories, page 352:

Before we left Petersburg we went to a very interesting orchestral concert at the “Salle de la Noblesse,” and there I heard pieces for the first time by Rimsky-Korsakow, Borodin, and César Cui; the latter, who was a military man, came forward in his uniform to bow to the audience. Borodin, I believe, was also a Professor of Chemistry. The friend who took us to the concert was devoted to music. He said, alluding to combinations and harmonies that then were considered extremely daring and eccentric -

“Quand à moi, j’aime bien cette musique modern …   more >>

cite as

Maude V. White, Friends and Memories (London, 1914), p. 352. accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Salle de la Noblesse, Saint Petersburg


Maude V. White

Listening to

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written by Nikolai Andrejewitsch Rimski-Korsakow
Unspecified 2
written by Cezar' Antonovič Kjui
Unspecified 1
written by Borodin

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1889 and 1890
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 18:04:44 +0000
Approved on Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:25:18 +0100