Michael Kelly in Dublin - 1789

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 322:

There was at this time a subscription concert, held at Freemasons Hall, called the Academy of Ancient Music, under the direction of Dr. Arnold ; I was engaged also at that concert for the season. The subscribers were chiefly bankers and merchants from the city ; I think I hardly ever saw a greater assemblage of beautiful women. In the summer of 1789, Mrs. Crouch and I went to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Liverpool, and had a pleasant and profitable campaign. We performed " The Haunted Tower," in Dublin, with complete success. The morning after the first night's performance of that opera, I …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 322. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435246296080 accessed: 27 January, 2021

location of experience: Dublin

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Haunted Tower
written by Stephen Storace
performed by Michael Kelly, Mrs Crouch

Experience Information

Date/Time 1789
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:31:36 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 22:52:04 +0000