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As high as any expectations could be, they would still be exceeded by the first impression of the hall which displays an architectural beauty and a stylish splendour making it the only one of its kind.” This was the reaction of the press to the opening of the new Musikverein building and the first concert in the Großer Musikvereinssaal on 6 January 1870.
I will go looking for George Grosz (and Otto Dix) next time I go to Berlin. It amazes me that he is not everywhere, like it amazes me when I go to Wien that there aren’t concerts every night of Schoenberg, Berg and Webern but instead all Mozart. 17 more words