Michael Kelly in Covent Garden

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 234-236:

I went one day to dine with my witty countryman, Curran, the Master of the Rolls, at his pretty place at Rathfarnham. Among his guests was Counsellor Mac Nally, the author of the opera of "Robin Hood." I passed a delightful day there. Many pleasant stories were told after dinner ; among others, one of Mac Nally's, to prove the predilection which some of our countrymen formerly had for getting into scrapes, when they first arrived in London. The night his opera of " Robin Hood" was brought out at Covent Garden Theatre, a young Irish friend of his, on his first …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 234-236. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437330221492 accessed: 2 December, 2021

location of experience: Covent Garden

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

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Robin Hood

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 19:23:42 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:29:45 +0000