Chorister in Durham - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 12-13:

Our time for departure, however, arrived; and Mrs. Crouch, her maid, and I, left York at five o'clock in the morning for Newcastle, and got to Durham to a late dinner : while it was preparing, I amused myself by looking about me, and in the hall of the inn I saw a large bill posted, announcing the performances of the Newcastle festival ; reading which, with great attention, I perceived a man, whom I recognised as Mr. Hobler, the chorus singer, who sang at the Abbey, the King's Concert, and the Academy of Ancient Music. The bill announced an uncommon number of choruses, and I remarked upon …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 12-13. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435782599159 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Durham

Listeners

Chorister
Chorister

Listening to

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Handel choruses
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Chorister

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:29:59 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 23:39:04 +0000