Benjamin Lumley - 26 April, 1849

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 245-6:

An official announcement soon informed the delighted world, that although "Mademoiselle Lind had intended to take leave of the subscribers and the public in a series of concerts," yet "it having been urged that concerts would not be regarded as equally satisfactory," she had "generously consented to suspend her intention of retiring from the stage," and would therefore appear in a…   more >>

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Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 245-6. accessed: 3 March, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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La Sonnambula
written by Felice Romani, Vincenzo Bellini
performed by Enrico Calzolari, Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 April, 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:44:28 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:27:11 +0100