in Manchester - the 1860's

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , page 136:

On January 25, 1860, the work [Gluck's Iphigenie en Tauride] was performed in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, with an enormous success. Mme. Catharine Hayes, Messrs. Sims Reeves, L. Thomas, and Santley, were the interpreters, and could not well be surpassed in their respective roles. It had to be repeated several times during the season.
cite as

Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427796487907 accessed: 20 June, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Listening to

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Iphigenie en Tauride
written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
performed by L. Thomas, Mme. Catharine Hayes, Santley, Sims Reeves, Charles Halle

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:08:08 +0100
Approved on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:19:49 +0100