Michael Kelly in Vienna - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 225-226:

At the time of which I am speaking, music was in the highest state of perfection at Vienna ; for, independent of the great talents that were stationary, there was a number of the most celebrated artists passing from Italy to Poland, Prussia, and Russia, most of whom gave concerts at Vienna. The Emperor usually attended them, and amply rewarded the performers. The celebrated Marchesi came from Venice to Vienna, on his road to Petersburg, where he was engaged for the Italian opera. He gave a concert, and was honoured by the Emperor's presence, and a brilliant audience ; he was a great singer, …   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 225-226. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430750899955 accessed: 5 December, 2021

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 04 May 2015 15:48:20 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:31:50 +0000