Tchaikovsky Research

Geneva (Genève) is the second-largest city in Switzerland, and the administrative centre of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

Tchaikovsky in Geneva

Tchaikovsky visited Geneva on several occasions:

From Until Notes
16/28 July 1873 17/29 July 1873 Travelling between Vevey and Turin.
late December 1875/early January 1876 3/15 January 1876 Staying with his sister Aleksandra.
around 7/19 October 1877 10/22 October 1877 Travelling to Clarens with his brother Anatoly.
24 February/8 March 1878 25 February/9 March 1878 En route from Florence to Clarens.
17/29 January 1879 17/29 January 1879 On a day's outing from Clarens, to attend a concert of works by Spohr, Spontini and Weber.
20 February/4 March 1889 26 February/10 March 1889 To rehearse and conduct a concert at the New Theatre (25 February/9 March 1889), including the Serenade for String Orchestra and the Suite No. 1.


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