Benjamin Lumley - 1849

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 242-3:

Shortly after Easter appeared Mademoiselle Parodi, the favourite pupil and friend of the great Pasta. Upon her, it was said, the mantle of the illustrious prima donna had descended. Pasta herself had declared that, in the person of this object of her solicitude and her future hopes, she herself was to rise again before the world. These sentiments were repeated by Madame Pasta in a…   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 242-3. accessed: 24 March, 2023


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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written by Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Teresa Parodi

Experience Information

Date/Time 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:30:30 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:28:58 +0100