20 April 1907

Mascagni as one of Vanity Fair’s “Men of the Day” in 1912 Pietro Mascagni in Berlin On the occasion of tonight’s concert of the Philharmonic, the Tageblatt has a piece about the composer and conductor Mascagni’s long history with Berlin. It was back in 1892 when he watched three of his

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18 April 1907

Mignon by Ambroise Thomas is getting its 250th performance tonight at the Königliche Oper. Its premiere in Berlin was on 10 December 1868, and its popularity has only grown since then. I was surprised to see it was even in the repertoire, but it didn’t take much research for it

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9 April 1907

The main attraction tonight is the Berlin premiere of Verdi’s Don Carlos by the Monte Carlo Opera Company. I will be interested to read the reviews! The singer-actor Ludwig Wüllner is taking out his violin again to play a second “Sonata-Abend” with Coenraad Bos. Besides sonatas by Schubert, Mozart, and

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8 April 1907

The final concert of the Stern Gesangverein, conducted by Oskar Fried, has a long, varied program, beginning with the Prelude to Die Meistersinger (which is also being performed on another concert at the same time!). The tenor Ludwig Hess has a choral work being performed called ”Frohe Ernte.” Pianist and

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