Concert audience in Naples - the 1810's

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, pages 38-41:


Yet in his inmost heart, I fancy, his famous sister, Malibran, reigned supreme. She was his junior by three years, but at the period here referred to had achieved triumphs unsurpassed by any singer of her time, and yet she had been dead and buried some forty years! He would describe her as the most natural genius he had ever encountered, and also the most precocious. A great deal that has been related concerning her is purely imaginary; but one …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 38-41. accessed: 26 October, 2021

location of experience: Naples


Listening to

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written by Ferdinando Paer
performed by Maria Malibran

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1810's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


According to Wikipedia, Malibran was 8 years old, not 5 years old when she performed in this opera.

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:32:01 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:00:32 +0100