28 March 1907

My list of opera and operetta offerings has been incomplete thus far! This is because the Tageblatt has not been including the Komische Oper or the Lortzing Theater. For tonight, the Komische is doing Hoffmann’s Erzählungen, and Der Troubadour at the Lortzing can be added to Die Lustige Witwe at

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22 March 1907

It’s Friday, and there are three big events tonight: Teresa Carreño is giving her only concert in Berlin this year; Felix Weingartner is premiering a symphony by Christian Sinding, and Robert Robitschek is conducting “modern tone poems” by Dvorák, Humperdinck, and himself.  Ah, Madame Carreño! She has been a favorite

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21 March 1907

Today (Thursday) we have Ludwig Wüllner giving his seventh concert of the 1906-07 season. It includes Wagner’s “5 Gedichte,” Strauss’s Notturno, with Joseph Van Veen playing violin obligato, 5 Lieder by Anna Cramer, Lieder by Mendelssohn and Strauss, and to conclude, Max Schillings’s Das Hexenlied. This is a sample of

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20 March 1907

Sometime over the last year I had the idea of a day-by-day account of 1907’s concerts. Then I realized I would not have enough time to post every day. Well, now I do! The middle of March is getting toward the end of the season already. After May 1st it’s

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