Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 11 March, 1843

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 63-4:

On Saturday the 11th March, then, the season of 1843 opened — and opened brilliantly, in spite of the questionable choice of the opera of the night. The "Adelia" of Donizetti had been selected for the reappearance of Persiani and the debut of Conti. "Adelia" had never been accounted one of the most esteemed operas of the prolific composer, even in Italy. With the …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 63-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438612728607 accessed: 28 November, 2022

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre

Listeners

Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor
1811-1875

Listening to

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Adelia
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Fanny Tacchinardi Persiani

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 March, 1843
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:38:48 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:43:37 +0100