Michael Kelly in Paris

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 201-202:

[Hale] wrote a very pretty comic opera, entitled "L'Amant Jaloux," and 
"Midas," which was in high favour with the Parisians. I saw it twice played at the Theatre Rue Favart : the subject is differently treated from ours ; and,
in my opinion, Kane O'Hara's burletta is worth a million of it. In Paris, it in
a great degree gained its popularity by the acting of the inimitable Monsieur
Trial, who represented the Singing Shepherd ; his imitation of the old school of
French singing (which he caricatured with irresistible humour) was admirable.
"L'Amant …   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 201-202. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437304975646 accessed: 25 September, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Singing, Composer
1762-1826

Listening to

hide composers
L'Amant Jaloux
written by Gretry
performed by Monsieur Trial
Midas
written by Gretry
L'Amant Jaloux
written by Gretry
Les Evenemens Imprevus
written by Gretry

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 12:22:55 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:58:47 +0000