9 May 1907

Bonn, Beethovenhalle, Kammermusikfest 1907 The concert season of 1907 is over, but summer festivals are beginning. The chamber music festival at the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn took place every other year in May. The 1907 festival ran from 5-9 May. Joachim was the lifetime honorary President of the Beethoven-Haus Verein, and his Quartet had been at […]

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29 April 1907

On the 25th Anniversary concert of the Berlin Philharmonic this evening, Jeanette Grumbacher-de Jong and Anton Sistermans are the soloists for the Brahms Requiem. The second concert tomorrow will have all the pomp and circumstance of a “Festgedicht” by Carl Wittkowsky, declaimed by the actress Rosa Poppe. Arthur Nikisch conducts the Brahms Symphony no. 1 […]

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28 April 1907

The Berlin Philharmonic is 25 years old The last major event of the year starts today at noon, with the first of two concerts commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Philharmonic Orchestra. Today is the Hauptprobe matinée; the soloists will be different for the performance tomorrow evening. The program is made up of the 3 […]

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27 April 1907

There are two concerts: Renata Hermes, recitation of Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, and pianist Patrick O’Sullivan, playing Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Sullivan-Liszt. Breslaurs Conservatorium is giving its 21st annual student performances in the Falk-Realgymnasium. The summer season of the Neue Königliches Operntheater, aka the Kroll Theater, under the direction of J. Ferenczy, begins tonight with Tausend […]

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26 April 1907

There are two concerts tonight: soprano Lula Myz-Gmeiner‘s Lieder-Abend with Eduard Behm at the piano is finally happening after being postponed twice, and the Mozart-Saal Orchestra is giving a popular Waltz and Operetta Abend. Opera/Operetta Königliche Oper: Salome, Strauss conductingKomische Oper: Don JuanCentral: Der Lustige KriegLortzing: Fra DiavoloTheater des Westens: Eichelberg Konservatorium, Opera scenesDeutsch-Amerikanisches: Mamselle […]

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25 April 1907

Tenor Hans Buff-Giessen’s second concert of contemporary Lieder with the composers Kurt Striegler and Richard Strauss participating. Concert by Wladimir Cernikoff, piano. Born in Paris in 1882, he settled in London in 1907. Was said to be friends with Diaghilev. He wrote a memoir called Humor and Harmony in 1936, and died in 1940. Singakademie The Königliche […]

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24 April 1907

The last Philharmonic popular concert of the season is tonight. It includes Beethoven’s 5th and Tchaikovsky’s 5th. The conductor August Scharrer is stepping down after three years. Arthur Abell speculates that during that time Scharrer has conducted 1000 concerts. Ernst Kunwald will be his successor, and after five years, he too will move on. It […]

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