Benjamin Lumley in Her Majesty's Theatre - 18 July, 1850

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 287-8:

It must not be supposed that the great prima donna of the season had been merged below the surface in this inundation of unexpected novelty. The "Tempesta" was still to be found "upon the bills," and on the night of the 18th of July, Madame Rossi Sontag appeared for the first time in the "Figlia del Reggimento." Perhaps during her whole career at Her Majesty's Theatre, since her …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 287-8. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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La Figlia de Reggimento
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Henriette Sontag

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 July, 1850
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:24:18 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:14:41 +0000