Benjamin Lumley - 2 July, 1847

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 192-3:

Verdi now offered his "Masnadieri," composed upon the subject of Schiller's well-known play, "Die Rauber," and with this proposal I was obliged to close. On Thursday, July 2nd, "I Masnadieri " (after wearying rehearsals, conducted by the composer himself), was brought out, with a cast that included Lablache, Gardoni, Coletti, Bouche, and, above all, Jenny Lind, who was to appear …   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 192-3. accessed: 21 July, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

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I Masnadieri
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Filippo Coletti, Italo Gardoni, Jenny Lind, Luigi Lablache

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 July, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:28:49 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:52:02 +0100