Queen Victoria et al. - 15 June, 1847

from Reminiscences of the Opera, page 190:

In the same category can scarcely be classed the "Norma," which shortly followed, being first given by "Royal command," on the occasion of a state visit of the Queen to Her Majesty's Theatre, on Tuesday, the 15th of June. Doubtless there was a great charm in the new version given to the character by the gifted young singer, who made an unextinguished love for the faithless …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 190. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438705014163 accessed: 19 June, 2018

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Queen Victoria
Monarch
1819-1901
Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor
1811-1875

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Norma
written by Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 June, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:16:55 +0100
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