Michael Kelly in Padua - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 149-150:

My companion prevailed on me to accompany him to Padua, where he had business to transact. It was very little out of our way, and I had a strong desire to see that learned city. When we arrived, we went to an inn, called the Stella d'Oro. Padua was interesting to me, as the birth-place of Tartini ; and the two greatest singers of their time were living there retired, Pachierotti and Guadagni. The latter was a Cavaliere. He had built a house, or rather a palace, in which he had a very neat theatre, and a company of puppets, which represented L' Orpheo e Euridice ; himself singing the part of…   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 149-150. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429478561003 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Padua

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Che faro senza Euridice
written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
performed by Guadagni

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:22:41 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:09:27 +0000