Wilhelm Ganz in Her Majesty's Theatre - 1849

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 10:

After the Jenny Lind fever there arose another star in the operatic firmament, namely, Henrietta Sontag. She had married a Sardinian nobleman, Count Rossi, and left the stage; but, when misfortune overtook her husband through political affairs, she returned to the opera and came out as Linda di Chamounix at Her Majesty's in 1849. She was no longer in her first youth, and, coming directly after Jenny Lind, her success at first was not great; but afterwards she appeared as Rosina in Il Barbiere and carried everything by storm. In the duet "Dunque io son" with Signor Belletti, and in …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 10. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435915981952 accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher

Listening to

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The Barber of Seville
written by Rossini
performed by Henrietta Sontag

Experience Information

Date/Time 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:33:02 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:27:03 +0000