Ignatz Moscheles in London - 19 July, 1828

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 144:

Velluti's shrieks in the opera were absolutely unendurable; his false intonation drove me wild. I may be severe upon him, but the wounds he inflicted were hardly to be cured by the flute-like voice of Sontag.
cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 144. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429621185422 accessed: 6 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

Ignatz Moscheles
Head of Leigzig Conservertoir, Composer, Conducting, Musician […]
1794-1870

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opera performed by Sontag, Velluti

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 July, 1828
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:59:45 +0100