Michael Kelly et al. in London - 18 March, 1787

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 289-291:

18th of March, 1787, [we] arrived in London for the first time in my life. On the same evening, Stephen Storace and myself called upon Mr. Linley at his house in Norfolk Street in the Strand, where I found his accomplished daughters, Mrs. Sheridan and Mrs. Tickell. Mrs. Sheridan asked me if I had seen " Richard Coeur de Lion," in Paris ; and on my telling her that I had, only four evenings before, she requested me to go and see it at Drury Lane that evening, as she was most anxious to know my opinion of the relative merits of the French and English pieces. General Burgoyne had translated …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 289-291. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432054184620 accessed: 11 December, 2023

location of experience: London


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
Stephen Storace

Listening to

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Richard Coeur de Lion
written by Gretry
performed by John Kemble, Mrs Jordan, Mrs Crouch

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 March, 1787
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 19 May 2015 17:49:44 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:07:04 +0000