Georg Henschel in Koblenz - February, 1877

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 84-85:

So in the morning of the day of the concert he went to the Concert Hall to practise. He had asked me to follow him thither a little later and to rehearse with him the songs— his, of course —he was to accompany for me in the evening. When I arrived at the hall I found him quite alone, seated at the piano and working away for all he was worth, on Beethoven's Choral Fantasia and Schumann's Concerto. He was quite red in the face, and, interrupting himself for a moment on seeing me stand beside him, said with that …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 84-85. accessed: 11 December, 2023

location of experience: Koblenz


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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Choral Fantasia
written by Beethoven
performed by Johannes Brahms
Concerto in A minor
written by Robert Schumann
performed by Johannes Brahms

Experience Information

Date/Time February, 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:24:29 +0100
Approved on Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:00:46 +0100