Archbishop of Cologne et al. in Vienna - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 196-197:

[Storace] received me politely, and informed me that his opera of " La Scuola dei Gelosi," was the first to be performed, in which I was to make my debut...The Emperor, Joseph II. accompanied by his brother Maximilian, the Archbishop of Cologne, were present at the performance, and evinced their approbation by the applause they bestowed. At the period I speak of, the Court of Vienna was, perhaps, the most brilliant in Europe. The theatre, which forms part of the Royal Palace, was crowded with a blaze of beauty and fashion. All ranks of society were doatingly fond of music, and most of them …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 196-197. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430744467725 accessed: 20 August, 2019

location of experience: Vienna

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La Scuola dei Gelosi performed by Michael Kelly

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 04 May 2015 14:01:07 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:25:02 +0000