The audience in Exeter Hall, London in London - December, 1847

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 131:

An extract from a Contemporary Notice, 1st May, 1847 - Later, in the last month of this year, the ' Elijah ' was finely performed at Exeter Hall, the whole orchestra and most of the audience being in mourning for the death of Mendelssohn. On this occasion the rare powers of Jenny Lind called forth the full effect of the soprano passages, so grand in the last act.
cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 131. accessed: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Listening to

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written by Felix Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:57:16 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:42:29 +0100