Lady Sydney Morgan in Parma - early 19th Century

from Italy Volume 1, page 269:

 

The GREAT THEATRE of Parma was once among the wonders of Italy. It was built by the sumptuous Farnese adjoining the palace, and was capable of containing fourteen thousand persons. It has not, however, been used since the beginning of the last century, and is not even open for inspection. The little theatre, where operas were performing when we were at Parma, offered a striking contrast to this …   more >>

cite as

Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 1, volume 1 (1821), p. 269. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1516534707524 accessed: 11 August, 2022

location of experience: Parma

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

Listening to

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'Paul and Virginia'
written by Guglielmi
performed by Tradesmen
the music of Rossini and Mozart
written by Rossini, Mozart
performed by Tradesmen

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:38:27 +0000
Approved on Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:38:58 +0000