Lionel Tertis in Bond Street - early 20th Century

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 47:

After my most enjoyable participation in piano quartet performances during our tour in America, I returned home to be involved in a peculiar experience – being a member of a short time of the famous Bohemian String Quartet in London. As a result of an urgent appeal from Broadwood & Sons, the well-known piano manufacturers – who gave series of chamber music concerts at the Aerolian Hall in Bond Street and in the provinces – I was called upon to play with this celebrated quartet at a moment’s notice, practically without rehearsal. The works included Schubert’s great D minor quartet …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 47. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Bond Street


Lionel Tertis

Listening to

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Quartet in D Minor
written by Franz Schubert
performed by Joseph Hofman, Lionel Tertis, Josef Suk

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, solitary


The musicians with whom Lionel Tertis played with were part of a quartet named Bohemian String Quartet. Lionel Tertis was invited to replace their viola player during those performances.

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:46:09 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:12:51 +0000