R.H. Gronow in Teatro di San Carlo - October, 1815

from Anecdotes of Celebrities of London and Paris, to which are added the last recollections of Captain Gronow, formerly of the 1st Foot Guards, page 127:

Madame Colbrand, the 'prima donna at Naples when Rossini commenced his career as a composer, exercised considerable influence on the success of his earliest operas. They were written expressly for her, at a period when the heyday of her youth was gone by, she having long been an acknowledged favourite both with the manager and King Ferdinand. "When "Elisabetta" was produced in …   more >>

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Gronow, R. H. (Rees Howell), 1794-1865, Anecdotes of Celebrities of London and Paris, to which are added the last recollections of Captain Gronow, formerly of the 1st Foot Guards (London, 1870), p. 127. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437476486340 accessed: 24 May, 2022

location of experience: Teatro di San Carlo

Listeners

R.H. Gronow
1794-1865

Listening to

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Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra
written by Rossini
performed by Andrea Nozzari, Isabella Colbran

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1815
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:01:26 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:09:13 +0100