Hermann Klein in Covent Garden - July, 1890

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900, pages 289-90:

The Don Jose of Jean de Reszke has been variously criticized. I hold the opinion, however, not  only that it was, and still is, a superb embodiment,  but that it did a great deal to restore to the character the musical and histrionic value which it had  gradually been losing in inverse ratio to the ever-growing prominence of the central figure of the  opera. For this reason I …   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, 1870-1900 (New York City, 1903), p. 289-90. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438443842388 accessed: 17 August, 2022

location of experience: Covent Garden

Listeners

Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer
1856-1934

Listening to

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Carmen
written by Georges Bizet
performed by Jean de Reszke

Experience Information

Date/Time July, 1890
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:44:02 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:49:27 +0100