Benjamin Lumley - 1850

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 274-5:

The "Lombardi" of Verdi, never a very popular opera in England, was revived for the first appearance of a new tenor. The public had been so greatly disappointed for some time past in the "great" tenors who had lately appeared (though lavishly decked with Italian laurels), that but little sensation was created by the announcement of the debut of " again a new tenor " in Signor …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 274-5. accessed: 17 June, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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I Lombardi
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Carlo Baucarde

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 14:30:27 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:19:49 +0100