Hermann Klein in Her Majesty's Theatre - 6 March, 1886

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 184-185:

The fortunes of Italian opera were now at their lowest ebb. The season of 1885 had been almost wholly barren, and that of 1886 was little better. Incapacity and indifference reached their climax with the disgraceful and humiliating scene that occurred at Her Majesty's Theatre on the night of March 6, 1886. Some unknown person, evidently without experience as a manager, had, there started a season of Italian opera with a company of incompetent artists. On the fourth night it completely collapsed under circumstances un precedented in the annals of opera in a great…   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 184-185. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439315648745 accessed: 9 August, 2022

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre

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Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer
1856-1934

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Faust

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 March, 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:54:09 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:28:36 +0000