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

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 236-238:

Casti was a remarkably quick writer ; in a short time he finished his drama, entitled " II Re Teodoro." It was said, Joseph II. gave him the subject, and that it was intended as a satire upon the King of Sweden, but the fact I believe was never ascertained. The characters of the drama were Teodoro, Signer Mandini; Taddeo, the Venetian innkeeper, Bennuci ; the sultan Achmet, Bussani ; his sultana, Signora Laschi ; Lisetta, daughter to the innkeeper, Signora Storace ; and Sandrino, her lover, Signor Viganoni ; all these performers were excellent in their way, and their characters strongly …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 236-238. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430926930609 accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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II Re Teodoro
written by Paesiello, Casti
performed by Bennuci, Bussani, Madame Storace, Signer Mandini, Signor Blasi, Signor Viganoni, Signora Laschi, Baron Dittersdorf, Van Hall, Mozart, Joseph Haydn

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 06 May 2015 16:42:10 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 17:42:47 +0000