Michael Kelly in Dublin - August, 1808

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 242:

Some time previous to my retirement from Drury Lane stage, I had made Madame 
Catalani a promise to accompany her, for the second time, to Dublin. I set off
with them on the 1st of August, 1808; she was engaged by Mr. Jones, on similar
terms to those she received on her first engagement there; mine, too, were the
same. Signer Siboni and Signor Spagnoletti were also engaged. We had to perform
two grand serious operas, "La Mitridate," and "La Didone Abbandonata," in both
of which Madame Catalani exerted herself beyond her former efforts; but "La …   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 242. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437408733806 accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Dublin


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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La Mitridate performed by Madame Catalani, Signor Spagnoletti, Signer Siboni
La Didone Abbandonata performed by Michael Kelly, Madame Catalani, Signor Spagnoletti, Signer Siboni

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1808
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:12:13 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:36:45 +0000