Michael Kelly in Oxford Street - 17 February, 1791

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 2:

On the 17th of February, the Italian Opera company removed to the Pantheon in Oxford Street, which was converted into a theatre. I went the first night: the house was very small, and the stage particularly so; but the company was extremely good. For the serious opera, the celebrated Pachierotti, who is just dead, was engaged as first soprano ; the tenor, Lazzerini ; the prima donna, Madame Mara. " L' Ararida," was the serious opera. For the comic opera, they had Signors Cipriani, Morelli, Leperini, and Signora Cassentini, who afterwards married Signor Bergi, then stage manager for the …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435355555620 accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Oxford Street


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Comic Opera performed by Cipriani, Giovanni Morelli, Leperini, Signora Cassentini
L' Ararida performed by Gaspare Pacchierotti, Lazzerini

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 February, 1791
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:52:35 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 23:16:18 +0000