Ignatz Moscheles in Leipzig - 1851

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 365:

We have also heard at the theatre Mendelssohn's operetta, 'The Son and Stranger.' Although the idyllic character charmed the connoisseurs and artists, a few hisses were mingled with the applause when the piece was ended; these were like the occasional 'à bas' which are heard among the public cheers for a crowned head.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 365. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432130733939 accessed: 15 April, 2024

location of experience: Leipzig


Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]

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The Son and Stranger
written by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 1851
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Wed, 20 May 2015 15:05:34 +0100