Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 1844

from Reminiscences of the Opera, page 91:

The other novelty was Ricci's “Corrado d'Altamura”, which was supported by Grisi, Mario, and Fornasari. This opera had been one of the items of the original programme of the season, but although it had been produced at almost every continental theatre, even out of Italy, it never was calculated to make a favourable impression on the London boards. It made its …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 91. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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Corrado d'Altamura
written by Federico Ricci
performed by Luciano Fornasari, Giovanni Matteo Mario, Giulia Grisi

Experience Information

Date/Time 1844
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:51:47 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:35:42 +0100