Ignatz Moscheles in Manchester - 20 September, 1836

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 229:

She sang so bewitchingly, on the 20th of September, that the audience boisterously called for an encore. Malibran, already in a very dangerous state, and one requiring absolute rest and cessation from work, summoned all her remaining energies; after repeating her song, and her inimitable shake on the high C, she fainted away and became unconscious.

cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 229. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430310307659 accessed: 24 October, 2021

location of experience: Manchester

Listeners

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

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vocal music performed by Maria Malibran

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 September, 1836
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:25:07 +0100