German Royal Family in Germany - the 1870's

from Musings & memories of a musician, page 53:

An opportunity of thanking His Royal Highness personally for his kindness presented itself soon, for the Emperor had commanded a morning performance of Handel's Hercules, under Joachim, to take place at the White Hall of the Royal Castle in Berlin, with the Chorus of the Royal High School of Music, which was still in its early youth then, and in which the Emperor took a great personal interest. The performance, in which Mme. Joachim took the part of Dejanira and I that of her ill-fated lord, was a very interesting occasion, the …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 53. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience: Germany


Listening to

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written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Georg Henschel, Joseph Joachim

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:11:57 +0000
Approved on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:42:32 +0000