Michael Kelly et al. in Vienna - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 223-224:

He gave me a cordial invitation to his house, of which I availed myself, and passed a great part of my time there. He always received me with kindness and hospitality. He was remarkably fond of punch, of which beverage I have seen him take copious draughts. He was also fond of billiards, and had an excellent billiard table in his house. Many and many a game have I played with him, but always came off second best. He gave Sunday concerts, at which I never was missing. He was kind-hearted, and always ready to oblige ; but so very particular, when he played, that if the slightest noise were …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 223-224. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430749600786 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826
Mozart
Composer
1756-1791

Listening to

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Grazie agl' inganni tuoi
written by Michael Kelly, Mozart
performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 04 May 2015 15:26:40 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:31:06 +0000