Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury in Opéra-Comique - 21 July, 1814

from Diary of Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury, 21 July 1814, page 25:

I went in the evening to the Opera Comique, Rue Féydeau. It is the prettiest salon imaginable. Large pillars of marble, or what seems to be marble, support the boxes; the pit rises in a species of amphitheatre; and the drop curtain is the handsomest I ever saw: it is painted in imitation of blue velvet, covered with golden fleurs de lis; the crown on a ball, which seems embossed in the middle, and the drapery very grand and simple in its folds. I never saw anything in better taste than the whole of this theatre. The performances were Le Caliph de Bagdad, L'Habit du Comte De Grammont, and Le …   more >>
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Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury, Diary of Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury, 21 July 1814. In Diary Illustrative of the Times of George the Fourth Interspersed with Original Letters from...Queen Caroline , volume 2 (Philadelphia, 1838), p. 25. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1375368307 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Opéra-Comique

Listeners

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury
Dama de compañía
1775-1861

Listening to

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L'habit du Comte De Grammont
Le Nouveau Seigneur du Village
Le Caliph de Bagdad

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 July, 1814
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:34:40 +0000