Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 16 February, 1847

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 172-3:

Thus, amidst unusual discussion, turmoil, and agitation, the season of 1847 at length commenced on Tuesday, the 16th February, with Donizetti's opera, "La Favorita," and an entirely new ballet, composed by Paul Taglioni, under the title of "Coralia." "LaFavorita," although not entirely new to England, having been already performed at London both in French and English, was new to …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 172-3. accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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La Favorita
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Italo Gardoni

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 February, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:14:28 +0100
Approved on Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:26:23 +0100