Richard Edgcumbe in England - 1832

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 211-13:

The real first woman did not appear till the second opera, when Beethoven’s Fidelio was produced for the début of Madame Schroeder Devrient. She was indeed a very superior performer, with a voice less sweet perhaps than powerful, capable of great exertion and…   more >>

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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. 211-13. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448540487155 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Fidelio
written by Beethoven, Beethoven
performed by Haitzinger, Madame Schroeder Devrient, Pellegrin, Schneider

Experience Information

Date/Time 1832
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:21:27 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:42:43 +0100