William Gardiner in Leicester - 1827

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 629-632:

In the year 1827 my friends, John Mansfield, Esq., and Doctor Hill, consulted me upon the propriety of having a musical festival at Leicester, for the benefit of the Infirmary...The excellence of the performance, and the accuracy with which many new choruses were executed, was a matter of surprise and gratification to the London performers. The solo parts of these new pieces were admirably sung by Mrs. Austin and Miss Jarvis, both natives of Leicester, supported by the Leicester Choral Society, who had been well trained during the previous year. The concerts were attended by most of the …   more >>
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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 629-632. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433970852771 accessed: 10 December, 2023

location of experience: Leicester


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Experience Information

Date/Time 1827
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:14:12 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:46:48 +0100