Michael Kelly et al. in London - 1787

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 297:

At the time when I met Jack Long, I was in the highest spirits ; I had played Lionel, and been received with all the kindness and indulgence with which a British audience invariably encourages a new performer, and I had been successful beyond my warmest hopes. On the folio wing Tuesday, (the 24th,) I remember I went to the Opera House to see my friend Signora Storace make her first appearance, and was much gratified at her enthusiastic reception. The opera was Paesiello's " Schiavi per Amore." The whole of the music of this charming opera buffa is delightful. The opening of it is a …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 297. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432060885983 accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Schiavi per Amore
written by Paesiello
performed by Madame Storace, Marc Storace

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 19 May 2015 19:41:26 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:13:32 +0000