Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 1 June, 1843

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 68-9:

"Linda di Chamouni" was produced, for the benefit of Madame Persiani, on the 1st of June. The cast, including Persiani herself, Brambrilla, Mario, Lablache, Fornasari, and Federico Lablache, was a great, almost a perfect one. The town was "taken by storm," and I was universally congratulated on the great success achieved. It is somewhat curious to see how the musical world of that…   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 68-9. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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Linda di Chamouni
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Fanny Tacchinardi Persiani

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 June, 1843
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:57:45 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:42:15 +0100