Chopin in Warsaw - April, 1830

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, page 41:

I must tell you that our society is frightfully busy with music-making, not even pausing during Easter week, and last Monday there was a grand soiree at Filipeus's house, where Mme Sowan sang charmingly a duet from Semiramide and I had to accompany a comic duet from [Rossini's] II Turco sung by Soliva and Gresser: it was encored.
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Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426074409576 accessed: 8 August, 2022

location of experience: Warsaw

Listeners

Chopin
Composer, Pianist
1810-1849

Listening to

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Duet from Semiramide
written by Rossini
performed by Mme Sowan
II Turco
written by Rossini
performed by Gresser, Soliva, Chopin

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1830
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:46:49 +0000
Approved on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:37:09 +0100