in Paris - 10 December, 1821

from Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, pages 307–308:

Lord Granard dined with us to go and see Marie Mercandotti’s debût at the French Opera; the Storys, Macleods, and we have taken three boxes for it: Lord Dunsany of our party. The “Caravane de Caire” and “Nina.” Marie succeeded, but rather fell short of the expectations she gave me in rehearsing. Bigottini perfect in Nina; such dumb show with sweet music beyond all the tragedies in the world.

cite as

Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 307–308. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1649065189840 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Paris

Listening to

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La Caravane de Caire
written by Andre Ernest Modeste Gretry
Nina
written by Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis
performed by Emilie Bigottini (ballerina)

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 December, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 04 Apr 2022 10:39:50 +0100
Approved on Tue, 17 May 2022 14:22:59 +0100