Richard Edgcumbe in Reggio, Italy - in the beginning of 1785

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 43:

At Reggio I heard for the first time that first of singers Banti […] She was performing in Sarti's Opera of Medonte, with Porri (who so haunted me) and Ansani [...] Banti’s singing however was delightful.

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. 43. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446635157507 accessed: 10 August, 2022

location of experience: Reggio, Italy

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Medonte
written by Sarti
performed by Banti, Porri

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1785
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:05:57 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:56:24 +0100