Michael Kelly et al. in Vienna - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 219-221:

Upon my return, my servant informed me that a lady and gentleman had called upon me, who said they came from England, and requested to see me at their hotel. I called the next morning, and saw the gentleman, who said his name was Botterelli, that he was the Italian poet of the King's Theatre in the Haymarket, and that his wife was an English woman, and a principal singer at Vauxhall, Ranelagh, the Pantheon, &c. Her object in visiting Vienna was to give a concert, to be heard by the Emperor ; and if she gave that satisfaction, (which she had no doubt she would), to accept of an …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 219-221. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430747238328 accessed: 22 May, 2019

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Tally Ho performed by Botterelli

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 04 May 2015 14:47:18 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:27:33 +0000