Thomas Ryan in Boston - 1848

from Recollections of an old musician, page 57:


Sometime in 1848, another organization, styling itself the Lombardi Orchestra, visited us. It was made up of the remnants of an Italian opera orchestra which had ended operations in New York, and came to Boston on a venture, with August Fries as leader and first violin.

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 57. accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Opera performed by August Fries, Lombardi Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 15 Dec 2015 15:49:31 +0000
Approved on Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:37:25 +0000