Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 1842

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 44-5:

Immediately following upon Madame Frezzolini, however, came a decided failure in the person of Madame Ronconi, for whose debut "Torquato Tasso" was produced. Unfortunately, Signor Ronconi (as rumour said, and for once, it may be affirmed, with singular correctness) was not allowed, by "Caudle" treaty, to play this great character with any other prima donna than his sposa. …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 44-5. accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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Torquato Tasso
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Elguerra Ronconi, Giorgio Ronconi

Experience Information

Date/Time 1842
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:47:20 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:46:20 +0100