Michael Kelly in London - 1793

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 33-34:

On the 24th of January, 1793, there was not any play performed, from respect to the memory of the unfortunate monarch, Louis the Sixteenth, who was murdered in Paris on that day...Mr. Sheridan appointed Stephen Storace and myself joint directors of the Italian Opera, with a carte blanche ; but he was proprietor, and of course consulted on all important points ; and whose advice on theatricals, or any thing else, indeed, was so good, when he chose to give it...The Italian Opera Company was good, in both the serious and comic departments. Signor Bruni, the first soprano singer, possessed a …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 33-34. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435862440580 accessed: 28 January, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Zingari in Fiera
written by Paesiello
performed by Michael Kelly, Giovanni Morelli, Madame Mara, Madame Storace, Rondini, Signor Bruni

Experience Information

Date/Time 1793
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:40:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:48:54 +0000