Hermann Klein in Drury Lane - between 1874 and 1875

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 57-58:

During the opera seasons of 1874-75, there appeared at Drury Lane a young Polish singer, who met with emphatic success in leading barytone parts such as the King ("Favorita"), Don Giovanni, De Nevers, Valentine, and Count Almaviva ("Le Nozze")- He also created a secondary part in Balfe's posthumous opera "II Talismano," which was produced in June, 1874, with Nilsson, Tietjens, Campanini, and others in the cast. I distinctly recollect him in two characters Don Giovanni and De Nevers. It seemed to me that he had a beautiful voice, of almost tenor quality, and both…   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 57-58. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438974900290 accessed: 21 February, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Don Giovanni
written by Mozart
performed by De Keschi
Nozze di Figaro
written by Mozart, Mozart
performed by De Keschi
II Talismano
written by Michael Balfe
performed by Campanini, Christine Nilsson, De Keschi (Jean de Beszke), Theresa Tietjens

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1874 and 1875
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:15:00 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:45:50 +0000