Pablo Casals in Metropolitan Opera House (39th St) - 1916

from Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn, page 148:

Early that year, my dear friend Enrique Granados arrived from Barcelona to attend the world premiere of his opera, Goyescas. (…) When we met in New York he was very nervous about the approaching performance. Granados was like a child about his music. He really attached no importance to it- it was just something that poured out of him- and he always questioned its value. As with his first opera twenty years before when we were both youths in Barcelona, he asked me if I would assist him with the rehearsals. He was so tense during the rehearsals at the Metropolitan Opera House that he never …   more >>
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Albert Kahn and Pablo Casals, and (ed.), Joys and Sorrows. Reflections by Pablo Casals, as told by Albert E. Kahn. In British library (London, 1970), p. 148. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424561497562 accessed: 29 November, 2021

location of experience: Metropolitan Opera House (39th St)

Listeners

Pablo Casals
Cellist, Conducting
1876-1973

Listening to

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Goyescas
written by Enrique Granados
performed by Enrique Granados

Experience Information

Date/Time 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:31:37 +0000
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:06:11 +0000