Benjamin Lumley - 1848

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 224-5:

The second appearance of Madame Tadolini was as Norma, in "Don Pasquale." Brilliant without finish, and perhaps also without elegance, the celebrated prima donna nevertheless elicited in this her only part after the "Linda," a great amount of applause, and may again be said to have achieved a success. Brilliancy and vivacity are 'telling" qualities with a miscellaneous audience. …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 224-5. accessed: 20 April, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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Don Pasquale
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Eugenia Tadolini

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:48:00 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:32:53 +0100