Michael Kelly in Florence - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 107-109:

The opera in which I was to make my appearance at Florence, was " II Francese in Italia,"" the Frenchman in Italy. I was to play the Frenchman, and as it was a good part...Campigli advised me to leave my lodging at the hotel, and placed me in the house of one Signer Cechi, his stage-manager, a very good sort of man, who took in theatrical people. (If I might be allowed a pun, I should say, more managers than one do that.) At his house I had a good bed-room...Amongst the boarders was Signor Andreozzi, who was then composing an opera for the Pergola theatre. He was an eccentric man and a …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 107-109. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428164866689 accessed: 27 January, 2021

location of experience: Florence

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 17:27:46 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:49:08 +0000