We do not always have the opportunity to perform in a professional concert hall or practice on a concert piano in a professional studio also called the atelier. Nowadays, the fashionable venues for organizing concerts are the railway stations. Recently, in one of the cities in Poland, even a festival of classical music was organized at the railway station.
It turns out that the idea is not new.
Olivier Bellamy in the book "Martha Argerich. Child and Witchcraft" describes the specific place where Martha Argerich took a rest, practiced the piano and rehearsed.
When Martha Argerich was twenty-five, "she wanted to rest and go to friends who lived in the abandoned train station on the route between Bonn and Bad Godesberg, on the Rhine, opposite Franz Liszt and Marie-Agoult’s island. The owner, the Hungarian sculptor, arranged the interior for the apartments and studios for the artists, also set up an exhibition hall and a concert hall. Marcel Marceau, who was a frequent guest, staged a spectacle here. Swiatoslaw Richter came to play with his friends, Natalia Gutman and her husband, violinist Oleg Kagan, Frank's Trio in F minor. The Russian pianist strolled in the courtyard with a cock he tamed. Martha played four hands with Fou Ts'ong, including Schubert and Mozart, to celebrate the seventy-fifth birthday of Stefan Askenase. "