Aleksei Grigorevich Orlov et al. in London - between 13 November, 1775 and 11 December, 1775
I will say no more, but change the subject, and come to Yesterday, to give you an Account of a little Concert we had, at which Assisted a most superb party of company. It was occasioned by the desire of Dr King to have Prince Orloff of Russia hear Mr Burney and my sister in a Duet before he left England. . .
We had no performers but Mr Burney and Hetty, but a good deal of Company. So now, Enter his Highness, attended by a Russian Nobleman, and followed by General Bawr.
. . . He was received by my Father in the Drawing Room. The Library, where the music was, was so crowded he only … more >>
Frances Burney, Letter from Frances Burney to Samuel Crisp, 13 Nov/11 Dec 1775 . In Frances Burney, and Peter Sabor and Lars E. Troide (ed.), Journals and Letters (London, 2001), p. 61-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1394021040658 accessed: 28 November, 2023
location of experience: London
Originally submitted by Baglet on Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:04:01 +0000