Hermann Klein - 1883

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, page 141:

Under these favorable circumstances, two new operas by English composers were brought to a hearing, namely, Arthur Goring Thomas's “Esmeralda” and Alexander C. Mackenzie's “Colomba”. It was purely an experiment, and Carl Rosa himself had little faith in its success. I remember his saying: “I look upon this as a duty that I owe to native art, and not …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 141. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438252600776 accessed: 9 December, 2022

Listeners

Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer
1856-1934

Listening to

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Esmeralda
written by Arthur Goring Thomas
performed by Carl Rosa Opera Company
Colomba
written by Alexander Mackenzie
performed by Carl Rosa Opera Company

Experience Information

Date/Time 1883
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:36:41 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:43:05 +0100