Louis Spohr in Vienna - between 21 January, 1813 and 22 January, 1813

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, pages 162-163:

By the advice of some kind friends I relinquished my intention of giving my Oratorio at my own expense, as I had projected doing in a second Concert; since the great expenditure which a large Orchestra and a numerous Chorus would have superadded to that of a usual Concert, forbade the hope to realise any profit from the undertaking. Yet as I was very desirous to have this work heard in Vienna, for I still considered it to be one of the grandest of its kind, I offered to perform it for the benefit of the “Widow’s and Orphan’s Society” on the condition only, that for its production, the …   more >>
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Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 162-163. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1416180072779 accessed: 18 April, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting

Listening to

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‘Das jüngste Gericht’
written by Louis Spohr
performed by Herr Clement

Experience Information

Date/Time between 21 January, 1813 and 22 January, 1813
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:21:12 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:02:06 +0000