Richard Edgcumbe in Westminster Abbey - 1834

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 249-51:

The first female performer I shall mention, as incontestibly the best, is Madame Caradori, of whom my opinion has been given so fully before, that it is unnecessary to add more than that she sang with her usual excellence, and was well heard, although it was feared her voice would not be strong enough for so large a space. This was by no means the case; she gave universal satisfaction […] …   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. 249-51. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448637072058 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

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

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Madame Caradori, Madame Stockhausen, Miss Stephens

Experience Information

Date/Time 1834
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:11:13 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:00:35 +0100