Charles C.F. Greville in Florence - 24 March, 1830, at night

from Journal entry, 25 March 1830, pages 301-302:

In the evening to Burghersh’s opera,[*] which was very well performed; pretty theatre, crowded to suffocation. All the actors amateurs; chorus composed of divers ladies and gentlemen of Florence, principally English. Here all the society of Florence was assembled in nearly equal proportions of Italians, English, and other foreigners.

 

[*On 23 March, Greville recorded in his journal that, the previous morning, he had ‘called on Lord Burghersh, who was at breakfast—the table …   more >>

cite as

Charles C.F. Greville, Journal entry, 25 March 1830. In Henry Reeve (ed.), The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, volume 1 (London, 1874), p. 301-302. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529664390940 accessed: 29 June, 2022

location of experience: Florence

Listeners

Charles C.F. Greville
Clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council, Political and social diarist, Private secretary
1794-1865

Listening to

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Phaedra
written by John Fane (Lord Burghersh)
performed by Franceschini, Goretti, Madame Vigano, Madame de Bombelles, Miss Williams

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 March, 1830, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:46:31 +0100
Approved on Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:26:52 +0100