Ignatz Moscheles in Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - 1844

from Recent Music and Musicians, page 299:

At Drury Lane Theatre, I heard Benedict's opera 'The Brides of Venice'; there are fine orchestral effects and the vocal parts are well treated, and worthy of special commendation. The music was well received, and the composer called for. . . . Incredible, and yet true.

cite as

Ignatz Moscheles, and Charlotte Moscheles (ed.), Recent Music and Musicians (New York, 1879), p. 299. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431440815809 accessed: 29 February, 2024

location of experience: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Listeners

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

Listening to

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The Brides of Venice
written by Sir Julius Benedict

Experience Information

Date/Time 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Tue, 12 May 2015 15:26:55 +0100