Hugh Reginald Haweis in Covent Garden - 1870

from My Musical Life, pages 430-1:

Notwithstanding the exertions of a few devoted believers, twenty-one years flitted by, and little enough was heard of RICHARD WAGNER in this country until, owing to the increasing agitation of a younger school of musicians, foremost among whom we must name MR. EDWARD DANNREUTHER and MR. WALTER BACIIE, the Flying Dutchman was at last indifferently produced at Covent Garden. I well …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 430-1. accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Covent Garden


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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The Flying Dutchman
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Ilma di Murska, Charles Santley

Experience Information

Date/Time 1870
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:05:50 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:05:57 +0100