Angelica Catalani in English Embassy, Paris - June, 1849

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 235-6:

The dinner-party at the Embassy was a small one, no other company being invited except Mr. and Mrs. G ,Mademoiselle Lind, Madame Catalani and her daughter, and one English gentleman, a well-known amateur of the opera; the secretary of Embassy, and a sister of the Ambassadress being also present. After dinner, the weather being warm the party strolled in the garden attached to the …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 235-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438769202218 accessed: 4 February, 2023

location of experience: English Embassy, Paris

Listeners

Angelica Catalani
Opera singer
1780-1849

Listening to

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Non creda mirarti from La Sonnambula
written by Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Jenny Lind
Ah! non Giune from La Sonnambula
written by Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:06:42 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:31:50 +0100