Michael Kelly in Drury Lane - 1815

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 299:

I remained at Brighton, until summoned by Mr. Arnold to Drury Lane, to get up and superintend the music in Macbeth, which was to be produced with uncommon splendour for Mr. Kean. I had all the principal vocal performers in the choruses; who all, as well as a numerous list of choral singers, both male and female, took infinite pains to execute the charming productions in a style unequalled in my remembrance; and the enthusiastic applause which the audience gave them, was commensurate with their merits. It was a rare and novel sight, to see so great a body of …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 299. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438707871377 accessed: 27 January, 2021

location of experience: Drury Lane

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Choruses from Macbeth
written by Michael Kelly
performed by English chorus singers

Experience Information

Date/Time 1815
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:04:31 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:19:12 +0000