Benjamin Lumley - 19 February, 1848

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 211-3:

The theatre opened on Saturday, the 19th February, with Verdi's opera of "Ernani," which had been selected as a favourable framework for the debuts of no less than three new artists — viz., Mademoiselle Cruvelli as Elvira, Signer Cuzzani as Ernani, Signor Beletti as Silva.

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 211-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438707526102 accessed: 4 February, 2023

Listeners

Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor
1811-1875

Listening to

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Ernani
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Giovanni Beletti, Signor Cuzzani, Sophie Cruvelli, Italo Gardoni

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 February, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:58:47 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:49:03 +0100