Charles Burney in London - November, 1775

from The letters of Dr Charles Burney, page 192:

I stept in to the Comic opera for 1/2 an hour to night, & was very much pleased & entertained - It was during the first act, which I had not heard rehearsed. Trebbi is really a good singer of the kind, & an excellent actor. She silver & tuneable as usua l- The voice of Cabbage, Savoi, divine - & the Quartetto truly amusing...
cite as

Charles Burney, and Alvaro Ribeiro (ed.), The letters of Dr Charles Burney, volume 1 (Oxford, 1991), p. 192. accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: London


Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer

Listening to

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La Sposa Fedele performed by Gasparo Savoi, Giovanna Sestina, Giuseppe Trebbi

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1775
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Charlotte on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:26:04 +0100