Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 25 March, 1843

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 65-6:

The programme of the first night, in spite of the listlessness with which the opera of "Adelia" was received, continued, with some slight variations in the ballet department, until the debut of Fornasari on the 25th of March. It is a very difficult task to enter upon the subject of this once admired basso. His first appearance in Donizetti's "Belisario" was justly hailed with …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 65-6. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Luciano Fornasari

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 March, 1843
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:48:12 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:42:56 +0100