Thomas Moore in Rome - 27 October, 1819, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 October 1819, page 47:

Went to the theatre in the evening: an opera of Rossini’s, “La Cappricciosa” (something) and “Il Turco in Italia,” and a piece of Goldoni’s afterwards; the comic singing not bad.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 October 1819. In Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 47. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Rome


Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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Il Turco in Italia
written by Gioachino Rossini
an unspecified work
written by Carlo Goldoni (librettist)

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 October, 1819, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Rossini wrote no opera called 'La Capricciosa', but the subtitle of 'Il Turco in Italia' is 'La capricciosa corretta'.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:56:29 +0100
Approved on Thu, 03 Sep 2020 08:02:06 +0100