Thomas Ryan in Greater Boston - 1847

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 36-38:


[The] Havana troupe was notable for its corps of fine singers, among them being some of the world’s foremost artists. Tedesco, the soprano, was truly a great dramatic singer. After the Boston season was over, she went to Paris, and easily won the first place in all European opera houses. Then there was Vita, the contralto, a splendid singer, second only to Alboni. Then came Perelli, the tenor, who was a fine singer, a thorough musician, and a remarkable pianist This artist after leaving Boston made his home in Philadelphia. There was …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 35-37. accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: Greater Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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opera performed by Bottesini, Havana Opera Company, Novelli, Perelli, Tedesco, Vita, Luigi Arditi

Experience Information

Date/Time 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:35:13 +0000
Approved on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:35:42 +0000