Richard Edgcumbe in Brunswick, Germany - in the beginning of the 1780's

from Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey., page 31:

 

 

Proceeding into Germany, the first Italian opera I heard was at Brunswick, where there was a company of second-rate performers, of whom, however, the first man and woman were very tolerable.

cite as

Richard Edgcumbe, Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey. (London, 1834), p. 30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1445964475278 accessed: 11 August, 2022

location of experience: Brunswick, Germany

Listeners

Richard Edgcumbe
Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician, Politician, Writer
1764-1839

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1780's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:47:55 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:37:21 +0100