John George Keysler in Rome - 21 February, 1730

from Travels through Germany, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy and Lorrain. Vol. 2, pages 114-115:

 

Benedict XIII. died on the 21st of February, and though his death was confidently reported in the afternoon, yet operas were exhibited, that they, who had been at the charges of them, might not lose the benefit of the last day of the carnival. In the Alberti theatre the celebrated Caristini was singing an air, in which the words Lasciate mi, …   more >>

cite as

John George Keysler, Travels through Germany, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy and Lorrain. Vol. 2, volume 2 (London, 1760), p. 114-115. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509021602014 accessed: 30 November, 2022

location of experience: Rome

Listeners

John George Keysler
Antiquary, Fellow of the Royal Society London
1689-1743

Listening to

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operatic singing
written by Domenico Cimarosa, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
performed by Caristini

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 February, 1730
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:40:40 +0100
Approved on Fri, 05 Jan 2018 19:25:31 +0000