Richard Edgcumbe in England - in the middle of the 1820'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., pages 152-3:

The season of 1824 produced an unusually large compnayt of singers [...] The finest of these was [Madame Colbrun Rosini, was] long esteemed the finest in Italy, both as singer and actress. She is now married to Rossini, with whom she came hither, both being engaged on high terms, she to sing, and he to compose; but both disappointed expectation. She is entirely passée, and her powers are so diminished that she is unable to produce …   more >>

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. 152-3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446819402984 accessed: 4 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Various performed by Colbrun
Zelmira
written by Rossini
performed by Colbrun

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1820's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:16:43 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:37:30 +0100