Michael Kelly in Brescia - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 164-165:

I started in due time to Brescia, and put up at the sign of " The Lobster," where Bertini came to meet me, and conducted me to a lodging which he had taken for me; it was a second floor of the house, the first floor of which was occupied by La Bella Ortabella herself. I was charmed to be under the same roof with her, and it was, besides, very convenient for me to practise the duets and concerted pieces. The day after she arrived we began our rehearsals ; the first opera was " II Fittore Parigino ;" the music, by Cimarosa, was beautiful ; the Painter was the character allotted to me ; the …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 164-165. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429703626688 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Brescia

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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II Fittore Parigino
written by Domenico Cimarosa
performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:53:46 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:15:26 +0000