Georg Henschel in Petrograd (St Petersburg), Russia - at the end of 1876

from Musings and Memories of a Musician, pages 136-137:

The end of the year found me again in Petrograd, where, among other concerts, I had to take part in the performance of Rubinstein's Paradise Lost. To see Rubinstein conduct one of his works was to see him at his best, not as a musician, but as a man and friend; that is to say, not because he was a particularly good conductor, but because he was…   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings and Memories of a Musician (London, 1918), p. 136-137. accessed: 25 September, 2023

location of experience: Petrograd (St Petersburg), Russia


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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Paradise Lost, Op. 54
written by Anton Rubinstein
performed by Georg Henschel

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:55:57 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:54:55 +0000