Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 24 June, 1845

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 119-20:

The enchanting monotony of tlie customary operatic repertoire, in which "La Gazza Ladra," with Grisi, "Linda di Chamouni," with Castellan, "Lucrezia Borgia" and "Otello," with Mario, succeeded the old favourites already cited, was broken at last on the 24th of June, by the appearance of Barroilhet and Madame Rossi Caccia in "Roberto Devereux," Both came before the English public …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 119-20. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438680128352 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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Roberto Devereux
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Giovanna Rossi Caccia, Paul Barroilhet

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 June, 1845
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:22:08 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:32:56 +0100