Hermann Klein in Norwich - 1866

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 16-19:

Among the great prime donne who sang in Norwich during the "sixties" and 
"seventies," none was more deservedly popular than Theresa Tietjens. Those of
my American readers who saw her when she appeared with Mr. Mapleson's troupe at the Academy of Music, New York, in 1876, cannot fail to have a vivid
recollection of her genius both as a singer and an actress. Then, however, she
was just approaching the tragical climax of her brilliant career. When I first
heard her, at one of the general rehearsals for the festival of 1866 (some eight
years after her …   more >>
cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 16-19. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438894337023 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Norwich


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Inflammatus from 'Stabat Mater'
written by Rossini
performed by Theresa Tietjens
Let the bright Seraphim performed by Tom Harper, Theresa Tietjens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1866
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 06 Aug 2015 21:52:17 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:02:42 +0000