Benjamin Lumley - 1850

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 273-4:

The principal star of the season, Madame Sontag, next appeared, inspired by her Parisian honours, in Donizetti's "Don Pasquale," accompanied by the ever welcome ever great Lablache, together with Calzolari and Beletti. Each shining nightly in popular favour, they composed a charming constellation in this gay little opera. Madame Sontag was received on her rentree as only Jenny …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 273-4. accessed: 24 July, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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Don Pasquale
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Enrico Calzolari, Giovanni Beletti, Henriette Sontag, Luigi Lablache

Experience Information

Date/Time 1850
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:18:27 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:21:32 +0100