Benjamin Lumley - 1849

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 241-2:

Even another leading card in my hand was played before Easter. Mademoiselle Giuliani (Madame Jullian van Gelder), who had earned laurels at the then Academic Royale (at the period mentioned the Academic Nationale) of Paris, in Verdi's riffaciamento of the "Lombardi" (entitled "Jerusalem"), appeared in "Ernani." This lady's success was undoubted. She was more than favourably …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 241-2. accessed: 8 December, 2023


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Madame Julian van Gelder, Signor Bordas

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:22:59 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:29:49 +0100