Member of the family of Christian Charles Josias, Baron von Bunsen et al. in London - July, 1848

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, pages 187-188:

Extract from a Contemporary Notice, Carlton Terrace: Saturday, 8th July, 1848 - Hitherto we have not allowed ourselves to spend anything upon amusements ; if there were temptations, they were the more easily resisted, as the fatigue of unavoidable home receptions, and of invitations not to be declined, was already more than enough ; but at last, on the morning of Thursday, the 6th, Bunsen went himself to see what boxes, within a moderate price, the benefit-night would afford ; and his trouble was successful in procuring us the indulgence of seeing Jenny Lind in the ' Sonnambula.' If Lady H. …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 187-188. accessed: 25 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Listening to

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La Sonnambula
written by Felice Romani, Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:56:23 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:03:38 +0100