Hermann Klein - 13 June, 1887

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, pages 221-2:

Enough to say that the troupe finally collected by Augustus Harris was the strongest heard in London for several years. The opening representation of “Aida" on June 13, with brand-new costumes and fresh scenery expressly imported from Italy, fairly took critics and opera-goers by surprise. The triumph of Jean de Eeszke was instantaneous and complete. Here, at last, was the great tenor for whom the world had been waiting since the death of Giuglini and the retirement of Mario !

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 221-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438423663362 accessed: 18 April, 2024


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Jean de Reszke, Luigi Mancinelli

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 June, 1887
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:07:43 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:28:53 +0100