Hermann Klein in Covent Garden - 15 June, 1889

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, page 271:

In June the de Reszkes returned, with Melba and Lassalle, and on the fifteenth a French performance of “Romeo et Juliette" shed lustre for the first time upon the annals of a London opera-house. The full cast was as follows: Romeo, M. Jean de Reszke; Frere Laurent, M. Edouard de Reszke; Tybalt, M. Montariol; Mercutio, M. Winogradow; Capulet, M. Seguin; Due, M. Castelmary ; Stefano,  Mile. Jane de Vigne; Gertrude, Mme. …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 271. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438436987445 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: Covent Garden

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Romeo et Juliette
written by Charles Gounod, Berlioz
performed by Edouard de Reszke, Jean Lassalle, Jean de Reszke, Nellie Melba

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 June, 1889
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:49:48 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:03:25 +0100