Countess Granville in Paris - between 12 November, 1836 and 19 November, 1836
from Letters from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 11 and 20 November 1836, pages 217–218:
[11 November 1836]
‘Esmeralda’ comes out to-night, opera instead of ballet. Mlle. Falcon singing instead of Mlle. Taglioni dancing it. Words Victor Hugo arranged himself, music by Madame Bertin, niece of Bertin de Vaux, the great man of the ‘Journal des Débats.’ Mlle. Schivoni, the new Jane Seymour, beautiful, a fine voice and promise of excellence; Grisi reconciled to her husband, and singing and acting divinely.
[20 November 1836]… more >>
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letters from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 11 and 20 November 1836. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 217–218. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538655058765 accessed: 4 October, 2023
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written by Louise-Angélique Bertin
|performed by Cornélie Falcon, Mlle Schivoni, Giulia Grisi|
|Date/Time||between 12 November, 1836 and 19 November, 1836|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Harriet Leveson-Gower's brother, William George Spencer Cavendish, was 6th Duke of Devonshire.